The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 497 522 512
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 133 122 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 52
Median daily rate £403 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.32% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 126 £401 +0.12% 21
London -3 54 £475 +15.15% 11
South East +46 41 £400 +4.91%
Hampshire +31 14 £435 +31.32%
North West +10 10 £450 +9.75% 2
East of England +13 9 £365 -8.75% 1
Manchester +9 9 £450 -10.00%
Oxfordshire - 9 £338 -
Scotland +21 7 £450 +63.63%
City of London +2 7 £525 +22.80% 3
Hertfordshire +3 6 £475 +31.94%
Surrey +24 5 £550 +37.50%
Oxford - 5 £338 -
Milton Keynes +19 4 £456 -
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £456 -
Yorkshire +12 4 £365 +30.35% 1
Berkshire +4 4 £401 -5.76%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £358 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £358 -
North East - 4 £358 -
Southampton +7 3 £370 +34.54%
Middlesex +3 3 £423 -6.11%
Bedfordshire +2 3 £330 -22.35% 1
South Yorkshire -7 3 £380 +35.71%
Aberdeen - 3 £375 -
Glasgow +4 2 - -
Reading +1 2 £325 -13.33%
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Kidlington - 2 £350 -
Edinburgh - 2 £500 -

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Network Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 228 (83.82%) Firewall
2 227 (83.46%) Network Security
3 205 (75.37%) Cisco
4 159 (58.46%) CheckPoint
5 140 (51.47%) Cisco Certification
6 116 (42.65%) Cisco ASA
7 101 (37.13%) LAN
8 99 (36.40%) CCNP
9 96 (35.29%) Juniper
10 94 (34.56%) WAN
11 74 (27.21%) Palo Alto
12 66 (24.26%) Wireless
13 62 (22.79%) Security Cleared
14 61 (22.43%) CCNA
15 60 (22.06%) VPN
16 59 (21.69%) F5
17 58 (21.32%) Data Centre
18 55 (20.22%) SC Cleared
19 46 (16.91%) OSPF
20 39 (14.34%) BGP
21 34 (12.50%) SSL
21 34 (12.50%) CCSA
21 34 (12.50%) Fortinet
22 33 (12.13%) CCIE
23 32 (11.76%) DNS
24 31 (11.40%) TCP/IP
25 30 (11.03%) Cisco Nexus
26 28 (10.29%) VoIP
27 27 (9.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
28 26 (9.56%) Finance

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (3.68%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) G Suite
2 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 228 (83.82%) Firewall
2 227 (83.46%) Network Security
3 116 (42.65%) Cisco ASA
4 101 (37.13%) LAN
5 94 (34.56%) WAN
6 66 (24.26%) Wireless
7 60 (22.06%) VPN
8 46 (16.91%) OSPF
9 39 (14.34%) BGP
10 34 (12.50%) SSL
11 32 (11.76%) DNS
12 31 (11.40%) TCP/IP
13 30 (11.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (10.29%) VoIP
15 27 (9.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 25 (9.19%) BIG-IP
17 22 (8.09%) DHCP
18 21 (7.72%) EIGRP
18 21 (7.72%) Intrusion Detection
19 19 (6.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.74%) MariaDB
2 2 (0.74%) MySQL
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
General
1 26 (9.56%) Finance
2 12 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.21%) Banking
3 6 (2.21%) Retail
4 5 (1.84%) Legal
5 4 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.15%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.74%) REST
2 2 (0.74%) RESTful
3 1 (0.37%) Java EE
3 1 (0.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (21.32%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.68%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.31%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (2.57%) PKI
7 5 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.47%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.74%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.74%) NHS
10 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.37%) CESG
11 1 (0.37%) CMDB
11 1 (0.37%) DataPower
11 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.37%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.62%) Linux
2 12 (4.41%) Windows
3 9 (3.31%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.74%) Solaris
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.37%) CentOS
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (9.19%) SIEM
2 22 (8.09%) Load Balancing
3 21 (7.72%) ITIL
4 20 (7.35%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (6.99%) Network Management
6 17 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (5.51%) Change Control
7 15 (5.51%) Information Security
8 14 (5.15%) Network Design
9 13 (4.78%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (4.78%) Migration
9 13 (4.78%) Project Management
10 12 (4.41%) Security Operations
11 11 (4.04%) Change Management
11 11 (4.04%) DDoS Mitigation
11 11 (4.04%) Fault Management
12 10 (3.68%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (3.68%) Incident Management
13 9 (3.31%) Data Protection
13 9 (3.31%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
2 4 (1.47%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.10%) Java
4 2 (0.74%) C
4 2 (0.74%) SQL
5 1 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 140 (51.47%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (36.40%) CCNP
3 62 (22.79%) Security Cleared
4 61 (22.43%) CCNA
5 55 (20.22%) SC Cleared
6 34 (12.50%) CCSA
7 33 (12.13%) CCIE
8 23 (8.46%) CCSE
9 17 (6.25%) Degree
10 15 (5.51%) CISSP
11 11 (4.04%) CCSP
12 8 (2.94%) CCVP
12 8 (2.94%) JNCIS
13 7 (2.57%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (2.57%) JNCIP
14 5 (1.84%) JNCIA
15 3 (1.10%) CISM
15 3 (1.10%) DV Cleared
15 3 (1.10%) JNCIE
16 2 (0.74%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 15 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (5.15%) SLA
4 7 (2.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.84%) HIPAA
6 3 (1.10%) QA
7 2 (0.74%) RMADS
8 1 (0.37%) GPG13
8 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (2.57%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.57%) ProxySG
1 7 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.74%) Squid
3 2 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.74%) vSphere
3 2 (0.74%) XenServer
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (5.15%) FortiGate
1 14 (5.15%) Nagios
2 10 (3.68%) Cacti
3 6 (2.21%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.84%) SmokePing
4 5 (1.84%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.47%) TrustSec
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.74%) EnCase
6 2 (0.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.74%) Nessus
6 2 (0.74%) OpenView
6 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.74%) Puppet
6 2 (0.74%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.37%) SELinux
Vendors
1 205 (75.37%) Cisco
2 159 (58.46%) CheckPoint
3 96 (35.29%) Juniper
4 74 (27.21%) Palo Alto
5 59 (21.69%) F5
6 34 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 25 (9.19%) Blue Coat
8 23 (8.46%) Microsoft
9 22 (8.09%) Brocade
10 20 (7.35%) Citrix
10 20 (7.35%) Riverbed
11 19 (6.99%) SolarWinds
12 18 (6.62%) HP
13 15 (5.51%) Intel Security
14 13 (4.78%) Sourcefire
15 11 (4.04%) Aruba
16 9 (3.31%) FireEye
16 9 (3.31%) VMware
17 7 (2.57%) Dell
17 7 (2.57%) TippingPoint
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