The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 491 483 523
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 114 98 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.20% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 57 15
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£363 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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
England +9 103 £375 - 16
London +15 46 £350 -11.11% 10
West Midlands +11 23 £425 +30.76%
Birmingham +11 21 £425 +21.42%
South East -14 16 £390 +11.42% 1
City of London +3 13 £375 -6.25% 3
Scotland - 6 - -
Hampshire +4 5 £400 -30.43%
East of England -5 5 £310 -0.80% 1
Manchester -10 5 £275 - 2
North West -18 5 £275 -4.34% 2
East Midlands -8 4 £400 -
Berkshire -9 4 - - 1
Surrey - 4 £268 -
Leicestershire - 4 £400 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Milton Keynes +3 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -7 3 - -
South West -7 3 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire -12 3 - -
Yorkshire -16 3 - - 1
Essex - 3 £275 -
Hertfordshire -11 2 £345 +23.21% 1
Leeds -16 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 £400 -
Reigate - 2 - -
Erskine - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £395 -

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 169 (84.92%) Network Security
2 153 (76.88%) Cisco
3 143 (71.86%) Firewall
4 126 (63.32%) CheckPoint
5 82 (41.21%) Cisco Certification
6 76 (38.19%) Cisco ASA
7 75 (37.69%) Juniper
8 57 (28.64%) F5
9 53 (26.63%) CCNP
9 53 (26.63%) VPN
10 49 (24.62%) OSPF
11 46 (23.12%) BGP
12 40 (20.10%) Blue Coat
13 39 (19.60%) Windows
14 33 (16.58%) Wireless
15 32 (16.08%) SSL
16 30 (15.08%) LAN
16 30 (15.08%) SolarWinds
17 29 (14.57%) WAN
18 28 (14.07%) DNS
18 28 (14.07%) TCP/IP
18 28 (14.07%) CCNA
18 28 (14.07%) Finance
18 28 (14.07%) Cisco Nexus
19 27 (13.57%) Security Cleared
20 26 (13.07%) HP
20 26 (13.07%) CCIE
21 24 (12.06%) Information Security
21 24 (12.06%) Telecoms
22 22 (11.06%) VMware

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 8 (4.02%) Apache
2 7 (3.52%) IIS
3 6 (3.02%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.50%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (2.01%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 169 (84.92%) Network Security
2 143 (71.86%) Firewall
3 76 (38.19%) Cisco ASA
4 53 (26.63%) VPN
5 49 (24.62%) OSPF
6 46 (23.12%) BGP
7 33 (16.58%) Wireless
8 32 (16.08%) SSL
9 30 (15.08%) LAN
10 29 (14.57%) WAN
11 28 (14.07%) DNS
11 28 (14.07%) TCP/IP
11 28 (14.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (10.55%) VLAN
13 20 (10.05%) MPLS
14 19 (9.55%) HSRP
14 19 (9.55%) DHCP
15 17 (8.54%) VRRP
16 15 (7.54%) EIGRP
16 15 (7.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) MySQL
1 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (14.07%) Finance
2 24 (12.06%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.03%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Retail
4 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.50%) Legal
4 1 (0.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.50%) CSS
1 1 (0.50%) Web Services
1 1 (0.50%) LAMP
1 1 (0.50%) Ajax
1 1 (0.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.53%) Clustering
2 10 (5.03%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.51%) PKI
5 4 (2.01%) SecurID
6 2 (1.01%) Life Science
6 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.60%) Windows
2 17 (8.54%) Linux
3 6 (3.02%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.51%) UNIX
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.06%) Information Security
2 19 (9.55%) Kalman Filter
3 18 (9.05%) Load Balancing
4 17 (8.54%) ITIL
5 14 (7.04%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (5.03%) Network Design
7 8 (4.02%) Change Management
8 6 (3.02%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.02%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.02%) SIEM
8 6 (3.02%) Cyber Security
9 4 (2.01%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.01%) Malware Analysis
9 4 (2.01%) Security Management
9 4 (2.01%) Validation
9 4 (2.01%) Migration
9 4 (2.01%) PRINCE2
10 3 (1.51%) Service Management
10 3 (1.51%) Data Security
10 3 (1.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.01%) Perl
2 1 (0.50%) SQL
2 1 (0.50%) Tcl
2 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.50%) C
2 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 82 (41.21%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (26.63%) CCNP
3 28 (14.07%) CCNA
4 27 (13.57%) Security Cleared
5 26 (13.07%) CCIE
6 16 (8.04%) CISSP
7 13 (6.53%) CCSE
8 10 (5.03%) CCSA
9 8 (4.02%) Degree
10 7 (3.52%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.01%) CISM
12 3 (1.51%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.51%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.01%) JNCIE
13 2 (1.01%) ISACA
13 2 (1.01%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.01%) CISMP
13 2 (1.01%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.51%) SLA
2 4 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.51%) QA
4 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 15 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.52%) Snort
3 4 (2.01%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.50%) pfSense
5 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (10.05%) FortiGate
2 11 (5.53%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (4.52%) OpenView
4 8 (4.02%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.01%) TrustSec
5 2 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.50%) Nessus
6 1 (0.50%) Nmap
6 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 153 (76.88%) Cisco
2 126 (63.32%) CheckPoint
3 75 (37.69%) Juniper
4 57 (28.64%) F5
5 40 (20.10%) Blue Coat
6 30 (15.08%) SolarWinds
7 26 (13.07%) HP
8 22 (11.06%) VMware
9 20 (10.05%) Citrix
10 19 (9.55%) Fortinet
11 16 (8.04%) Websense
12 15 (7.54%) Aruba
13 12 (6.03%) Microsoft
13 12 (6.03%) Sourcefire
14 10 (5.03%) Nokia
14 10 (5.03%) Tufin
15 9 (4.52%) Sophos
16 7 (3.52%) Clearswift
16 7 (3.52%) Nortel
17 6 (3.02%) Lotus
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £1 - £2 per day + Open
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City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago