The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 currently tracked.

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 483 525 512
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 104 19 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.040% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.043% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 10 34
Average daily rate £351 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £460
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
England -9 96 £351 +4.00% 12
London +15 45 £381 +31.46% 4
South East +4 24 £350 +16.66% 2
City of London 0 18 £400 +37.93% 2
South West -10 12 £450 - 2
Berkshire -1 11 £350 - 1
East of England -18 9 £313 -21.87% 4
Hertfordshire -2 7 £280 -30.00% 2
South Wales - 5 £351 - 1
Wales - 5 £351 - 2
Reading -1 3 £363 -9.37%
Middlesex - 3 £308 -
West Midlands - 3 £325 -
Surrey - 3 £475 -
Hampshire +6 2 £575 +100.00%
Bedfordshire - 2 £313 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £250 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £250 -
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
North West - 2 - -
Scotland -6 1 £200 -38.46% 2
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wrexham - - - - 1
York - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 141 (86.50%) Network Security
2 134 (82.21%) Cisco
3 129 (79.14%) Firewall
4 111 (68.10%) CheckPoint
5 82 (50.31%) Juniper
6 71 (43.56%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (35.58%) F5
8 57 (34.97%) Cisco ASA
9 56 (34.36%) CCNP
10 51 (31.29%) BGP
11 47 (28.83%) WAN
12 45 (27.61%) OSPF
13 34 (20.86%) VPN
14 32 (19.63%) Finance
15 31 (19.02%) LAN
15 31 (19.02%) Windows
16 29 (17.79%) Cisco IOS
17 27 (16.56%) MPLS
18 25 (15.34%) Blue Coat
18 25 (15.34%) Cisco Nexus
19 23 (14.11%) Load Balancing
20 21 (12.88%) Banking
20 21 (12.88%) CCNA
20 21 (12.88%) Linux
20 21 (12.88%) DNS
21 20 (12.27%) HP
21 20 (12.27%) Wireless
22 19 (11.66%) EIGRP
23 18 (11.04%) Security Cleared
24 16 (9.82%) Junos

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (1.23%) IIS
2 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.61%) Apache
2 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 141 (86.50%) Network Security
2 129 (79.14%) Firewall
3 57 (34.97%) Cisco ASA
4 51 (31.29%) BGP
5 47 (28.83%) WAN
6 45 (27.61%) OSPF
7 34 (20.86%) VPN
8 31 (19.02%) LAN
9 29 (17.79%) Cisco IOS
10 27 (16.56%) MPLS
11 25 (15.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (12.88%) DNS
13 20 (12.27%) Wireless
14 19 (11.66%) EIGRP
15 16 (9.82%) Junos
15 16 (9.82%) TCP/IP
16 15 (9.20%) DHCP
17 14 (8.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 14 (8.59%) Cisco PIX
18 12 (7.36%) VLAN
General
1 32 (19.63%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Banking
3 5 (3.07%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.45%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Billing
6 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.61%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) DCOM
1 1 (0.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.84%) CESG
2 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.23%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.61%) e-Health
3 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.02%) Windows
2 21 (12.88%) Linux
3 8 (4.91%) UNIX
4 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.11%) Load Balancing
2 14 (8.59%) ITIL
3 11 (6.75%) SIEM
4 10 (6.13%) Network Management
5 7 (4.29%) Change Management
5 7 (4.29%) Information Security
6 6 (3.68%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.07%) Service Management
7 5 (3.07%) Migration
7 5 (3.07%) Network Design
7 5 (3.07%) Change Control
8 3 (1.84%) Project Management
8 3 (1.84%) Content Management
8 3 (1.84%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.23%) CRM
9 2 (1.23%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.23%) Risk Management
9 2 (1.23%) Validation
9 2 (1.23%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.23%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.61%) SQL
1 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (43.56%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (34.36%) CCNP
3 21 (12.88%) CCNA
4 18 (11.04%) Security Cleared
5 15 (9.20%) CCSA
6 14 (8.59%) CCSE
6 14 (8.59%) SC Cleared
7 10 (6.13%) CCIE
8 8 (4.91%) CCSP
8 8 (4.91%) CISSP
9 7 (4.29%) JNCIS
10 5 (3.07%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (3.07%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.84%) MCSE
11 3 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.84%) CCDP
11 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.61%) GSEC
12 1 (0.61%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.07%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.84%) vSphere
3 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.61%) Squid
4 1 (0.61%) UAG
4 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.61%) Nessus
2 1 (0.61%) Netcool
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) SCOM
2 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 134 (82.21%) Cisco
2 111 (68.10%) CheckPoint
3 82 (50.31%) Juniper
4 58 (35.58%) F5
5 25 (15.34%) Blue Coat
6 20 (12.27%) HP
7 15 (9.20%) McAfee
8 12 (7.36%) Microsoft
9 11 (6.75%) SolarWinds
10 9 (5.52%) ArcSight
11 8 (4.91%) Nortel
11 8 (4.91%) Citrix
12 6 (3.68%) TippingPoint
12 6 (3.68%) Radware
13 5 (3.07%) Websense
13 5 (3.07%) Nokia
13 5 (3.07%) Oracle
13 5 (3.07%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.45%) Infoblox
15 3 (1.84%) VMware
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