The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 213 227 238
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 30 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
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£450 £320 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £261 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South East region.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South East region.

Network Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 18 £450 - 1
Hampshire -7 6 £375 +8.69%
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Surrey -7 2 £469 +64.47% 3
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 49 (87.50%) Network Security
1 49 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 42 (75.00%) Cisco
3 39 (69.64%) Firewall
4 25 (44.64%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (39.29%) CCNP
7 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
8 19 (33.93%) F5
9 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
9 17 (30.36%) Juniper
10 16 (28.57%) OSPF
10 16 (28.57%) Blue Coat
11 15 (26.79%) CCSA
12 13 (23.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (21.43%) Telecoms
14 11 (19.64%) LAN
15 10 (17.86%) WAN
16 9 (16.07%) VPN
16 9 (16.07%) BGP
16 9 (16.07%) CCSE
17 8 (14.29%) CCSP
17 8 (14.29%) HP
18 7 (12.50%) CCNA
18 7 (12.50%) CCIE
18 7 (12.50%) ProxySG
18 7 (12.50%) Network Management
19 6 (10.71%) BIG-IP
19 6 (10.71%) UNIX

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 49 (87.50%) Network Security
2 39 (69.64%) Firewall
3 25 (44.64%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (28.57%) OSPF
5 13 (23.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
7 11 (19.64%) LAN
8 10 (17.86%) WAN
9 9 (16.07%) VPN
9 9 (16.07%) BGP
10 6 (10.71%) BIG-IP
11 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
11 5 (8.93%) tcpdump
11 5 (8.93%) Wireshark
12 4 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (7.14%) Nortel Alteon
12 4 (7.14%) VLAN
12 4 (7.14%) SSL
12 4 (7.14%) SMS
General
1 12 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) UNIX
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) Network Management
2 5 (8.93%) Change Management
2 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.14%) Fault Management
3 4 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (5.36%) Migration
4 3 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (5.36%) Network Design
4 3 (5.36%) eTOM
4 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.36%) Change Control
4 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.36%) Release Management
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.36%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.57%) Security Architecture
5 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (1.79%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (39.29%) CCNP
3 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
5 15 (26.79%) CCSA
6 9 (16.07%) CCSE
7 8 (14.29%) CCSP
8 7 (12.50%) CCNA
8 7 (12.50%) CCIE
9 5 (8.93%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (8.93%) CISSP
9 5 (8.93%) Degree
10 3 (5.36%) CCDP
10 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.79%) CCDA
11 1 (1.79%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.36%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 4 (7.14%) OpenView
1 4 (7.14%) Netcool
2 1 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 49 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 42 (75.00%) Cisco
3 19 (33.93%) F5
4 17 (30.36%) Juniper
5 16 (28.57%) Blue Coat
6 8 (14.29%) HP
7 6 (10.71%) Nokia
8 5 (8.93%) Sourcefire
9 4 (7.14%) Fortinet
9 4 (7.14%) Crossbeam
9 4 (7.14%) Nortel
9 4 (7.14%) Citrix
9 4 (7.14%) Radware
10 1 (1.79%) McAfee
10 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.79%) IronPort
10 1 (1.79%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.79%) Tufin
10 1 (1.79%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.79%) AlgoSec
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Austin Fraser
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