The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 226 230 227
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 24 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.084% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.091% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 5
Average daily rate £350 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £290 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Network Security Engineer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -1 11 £350 - 2
Middlesex - 3 £308 -
Surrey - 3 £475 -
Hampshire +6 2 £575 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £250 -
Kent - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (93.10%) Network Security
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 23 (79.31%) Firewall
3 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
4 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (55.17%) Juniper
5 16 (55.17%) CCNP
6 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) WAN
7 7 (24.14%) LAN
8 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) CCSA
8 6 (20.69%) Blue Coat
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) OSPF
10 4 (13.79%) BGP
10 4 (13.79%) VPN
10 4 (13.79%) CCNA
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
11 3 (10.34%) Change Management
11 3 (10.34%) IPsec
11 3 (10.34%) DNS
11 3 (10.34%) SSL
11 3 (10.34%) ITIL
11 3 (10.34%) Windows
11 3 (10.34%) McAfee
11 3 (10.34%) Citrix
11 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) Network Security
2 23 (79.31%) Firewall
3 7 (24.14%) WAN
3 7 (24.14%) LAN
4 5 (17.24%) OSPF
5 4 (13.79%) BGP
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.34%) IPsec
6 3 (10.34%) DNS
6 3 (10.34%) SSL
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
7 2 (6.90%) Internet
7 2 (6.90%) NetScreen
7 2 (6.90%) LDAP
7 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.90%) FWSM
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Change Management
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Validation
2 2 (6.90%) Migration
2 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.90%) Network Management
2 2 (6.90%) Change Control
3 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.45%) Release Management
3 1 (3.45%) Network Design
3 1 (3.45%) Information Security
3 1 (3.45%) Service Management
3 1 (3.45%) Data Security
3 1 (3.45%) CRM
3 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.45%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (55.17%) CCNP
3 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) CCSA
5 4 (13.79%) CCNA
6 2 (6.90%) CCDP
6 2 (6.90%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.90%) CCSE
6 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) GSEC
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.45%) CEH
7 1 (3.45%) CCSP
7 1 (3.45%) CCDA
7 1 (3.45%) CCIP
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 21 (72.41%) CheckPoint
3 16 (55.17%) Juniper
4 6 (20.69%) Blue Coat
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.34%) McAfee
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) F5
7 2 (6.90%) Nokia
7 2 (6.90%) Nortel
8 1 (3.45%) Brocade
8 1 (3.45%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.45%) IronPort
8 1 (3.45%) VMware
8 1 (3.45%) Sophos
8 1 (3.45%) Websense
8 1 (3.45%) Siemens
8 1 (3.45%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) Splunk