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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 490 494 503
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 93 59 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 20
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£375 £413 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £293 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £515 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +15 89 £375 -11.76% 18
South East +27 35 £375 -11.76% 4
London -6 29 £410 -8.88% 10
Berkshire +28 27 £375 -16.66% 2
City of London +25 18 £410 -8.88% 3
North West -1 12 £318 -23.03% 1
Manchester +5 9 £306 -27.94%
Reading +11 6 £369 -18.05% 1
Surrey 0 5 £325 +18.18%
West Midlands +4 4 £381 -
South West -20 4 £350 +27.27% 1
Slough - 4 £375 -
Scotland -8 3 £300 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £300 -
East of England -2 2 - -
Hampshire -20 2 £410 -3.52% 1
Cheshire +5 1 - - 1
Birmingham -2 1 £425 -
Wiltshire -6 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -10 1 £315 -3.07% 2
Gloucestershire -16 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £375 - 1
South Wales - 1 £375 - 1
Ascot - 1 £450 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - - 1
Warrington - - - - 1

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 158 (86.81%) Network Security
2 156 (85.71%) Firewall
3 143 (78.57%) Cisco
4 118 (64.84%) CheckPoint
5 81 (44.51%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (37.91%) Juniper
6 69 (37.91%) Cisco ASA
7 66 (36.26%) CCNP
8 65 (35.71%) F5
9 51 (28.02%) VPN
10 45 (24.73%) OSPF
11 44 (24.18%) BGP
12 42 (23.08%) Blue Coat
13 41 (22.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 40 (21.98%) LAN
15 39 (21.43%) WAN
16 38 (20.88%) SSL
17 34 (18.68%) CCNA
18 31 (17.03%) CISSP
19 30 (16.48%) TCP/IP
20 26 (14.29%) Security Cleared
21 25 (13.74%) Telecoms
22 23 (12.64%) Wireless
22 23 (12.64%) Citrix
22 23 (12.64%) Load Balancing
23 22 (12.09%) Windows
24 21 (11.54%) Microsoft
24 21 (11.54%) DNS
24 21 (11.54%) CCSE
24 21 (11.54%) Information Security

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (7.14%) Apache
1 13 (7.14%) IIS
2 6 (3.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.65%) MS Office
3 3 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 158 (86.81%) Network Security
2 156 (85.71%) Firewall
3 69 (37.91%) Cisco ASA
4 51 (28.02%) VPN
5 45 (24.73%) OSPF
6 44 (24.18%) BGP
7 41 (22.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 40 (21.98%) LAN
9 39 (21.43%) WAN
10 38 (20.88%) SSL
11 30 (16.48%) TCP/IP
12 23 (12.64%) Wireless
13 21 (11.54%) DNS
14 20 (10.99%) IPsec
14 20 (10.99%) NetScaler
15 19 (10.44%) Internet
15 19 (10.44%) Wireshark
16 17 (9.34%) VLAN
17 15 (8.24%) Intrusion Detection
17 15 (8.24%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
1 5 (2.75%) DB2
2 1 (0.55%) MySQL
2 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (13.74%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.99%) Finance
3 15 (8.24%) Banking
4 4 (2.20%) Retail
5 3 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.10%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.55%) German Language
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.40%) WAP
2 5 (2.75%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.10%) JSON
3 2 (1.10%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) Laravel
4 1 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.55%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) RESTful
4 1 (0.55%) HTML5
4 1 (0.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.85%) PKI
3 6 (3.30%) SecurID
3 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.75%) Open Source
5 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.10%) Life Science
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) DataPower
8 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.09%) Windows
2 17 (9.34%) Linux
3 9 (4.95%) UNIX
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (2.75%) AIX
4 5 (2.75%) SUSE
5 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.10%) Solaris
6 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.64%) Load Balancing
2 21 (11.54%) Information Security
3 20 (10.99%) ITIL
4 16 (8.79%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (7.14%) Network Management
6 10 (5.49%) Change Management
7 9 (4.95%) Service Management
8 8 (4.40%) Fault Management
8 8 (4.40%) Network Design
9 6 (3.30%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.30%) Security Management
9 6 (3.30%) Migration
9 6 (3.30%) Demand Forecasting
10 5 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.75%) SIEM
10 5 (2.75%) Network Architecture
10 5 (2.75%) eTOM
10 5 (2.75%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (2.20%) Project Planning
11 4 (2.20%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.75%) SQL
2 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.55%) Python
3 1 (0.55%) PHP
3 1 (0.55%) C
3 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 81 (44.51%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (36.26%) CCNP
3 34 (18.68%) CCNA
4 31 (17.03%) CISSP
5 26 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 21 (11.54%) CCSE
7 19 (10.44%) CCSP
7 19 (10.44%) CCSA
8 17 (9.34%) SC Cleared
9 16 (8.79%) CCIE
10 13 (7.14%) Degree
11 6 (3.30%) CISM
12 4 (2.20%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.65%) CCIP
13 3 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.65%) CEH
14 2 (1.10%) JNCIE
14 2 (1.10%) JNCIA
14 2 (1.10%) CISMP
14 2 (1.10%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.75%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 19 (10.44%) ProxySG
2 13 (7.14%) Snort
3 6 (3.30%) vSphere
4 5 (2.75%) FreeRADIUS
4 5 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.20%) Nmap
5 4 (2.20%) Firmware
6 2 (1.10%) UAG
7 1 (0.55%) KVM
7 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (9.34%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.85%) Nessus
3 6 (3.30%) Netcool
3 6 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (3.30%) OpenView
4 5 (2.75%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.65%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.65%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.55%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.55%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 143 (78.57%) Cisco
2 118 (64.84%) CheckPoint
3 69 (37.91%) Juniper
4 65 (35.71%) F5
5 42 (23.08%) Blue Coat
6 23 (12.64%) Citrix
7 21 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 19 (10.44%) Fortinet
9 14 (7.69%) Sourcefire
9 14 (7.69%) HP
9 14 (7.69%) VMware
10 11 (6.04%) Nortel
11 10 (5.49%) Nokia
12 9 (4.95%) Radware
12 9 (4.95%) CA
12 9 (4.95%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.30%) Crossbeam
13 6 (3.30%) Clearswift
13 6 (3.30%) Symantec
13 6 (3.30%) Lotus
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