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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 498 555 503
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 153 100 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 60 64
Median daily rate £400 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £475 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
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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 +42 142 £413 +7.98% 30
London +8 65 £475 +11.76% 10
South East +17 39 £400 +10.34% 10
East of England +28 15 £330 +34.69% 2
Hampshire +11 14 £400 -3.03% 3
Southampton - 13 £400 -
Scotland +21 10 £318 -15.67% 1
Berkshire +7 9 £350 -10.82% 2
Bedfordshire - 9 £375 -
Yorkshire - 9 £314 - 3
Bedford - 8 £375 -
Croydon - 7 £470 -
Middlesex - 7 £450 - 1
Surrey 0 6 £388 +31.35%
South West +11 5 £363 -19.44% 3
Edinburgh +10 5 £338 -10.35%
Glasgow - 5 £288 - 1
North West +10 4 £425 +12.88%
Hertfordshire - 4 £275 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £308 -
City of London +31 3 £500 +25.00% 3
Reading +11 3 £450 +25.00% 2
Manchester -2 3 £550 +41.66%
Bracknell -6 3 £350 -17.64%
Sheffield - 3 £304 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Wiltshire - 3 £363 -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £356 -35.22%
Milton Keynes +13 2 £356 -35.22%
East Midlands -5 2 £300 -14.28%

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 218 (83.85%) Network Security
2 214 (82.31%) Firewall
3 201 (77.31%) Cisco
4 147 (56.54%) CheckPoint
5 140 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
6 128 (49.23%) Cisco ASA
7 117 (45.00%) CCNP
8 88 (33.85%) Juniper
9 82 (31.54%) LAN
10 80 (30.77%) WAN
11 69 (26.54%) Wireless
12 64 (24.62%) VPN
13 61 (23.46%) Palo Alto
14 58 (22.31%) CCNA
15 48 (18.46%) F5
15 48 (18.46%) CCIE
16 45 (17.31%) Data Centre
17 44 (16.92%) Fortinet
18 42 (16.15%) Security Cleared
18 42 (16.15%) OSPF
19 41 (15.77%) BGP
20 37 (14.23%) SC Cleared
21 36 (13.85%) TCP/IP
21 36 (13.85%) Cisco Nexus
22 32 (12.31%) CCSA
23 28 (10.77%) VoIP
24 27 (10.38%) FortiGate
25 24 (9.23%) CCSE
26 23 (8.85%) SSL
27 22 (8.46%) Telecoms

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 (0.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.38%) Apache
2 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.38%) IIS
2 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
1 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 218 (83.85%) Network Security
2 214 (82.31%) Firewall
3 128 (49.23%) Cisco ASA
4 82 (31.54%) LAN
5 80 (30.77%) WAN
6 69 (26.54%) Wireless
7 64 (24.62%) VPN
8 42 (16.15%) OSPF
9 41 (15.77%) BGP
10 36 (13.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 36 (13.85%) TCP/IP
11 28 (10.77%) VoIP
12 23 (8.85%) SSL
13 21 (8.08%) IP Telephony
14 19 (7.31%) BIG-IP
14 19 (7.31%) Cisco PIX
15 18 (6.92%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (6.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 16 (6.15%) Internet
17 16 (6.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.77%) MariaDB
2 2 (0.77%) MySQL
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
General
1 22 (8.46%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.69%) Finance
3 12 (4.62%) Banking
4 6 (2.31%) Legal
4 6 (2.31%) Retail
5 2 (0.77%) Advertising
5 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) French Language
6 1 (0.38%) Games
6 1 (0.38%) German Language
6 1 (0.38%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.23%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.77%) REST
2 2 (0.77%) RESTful
3 1 (0.38%) Java EE
3 1 (0.38%) RSS
3 1 (0.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.31%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.23%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (2.31%) PKI
4 4 (1.54%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.77%) BBC
6 2 (0.77%) IVR
6 2 (0.77%) NHS
6 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.38%) CESG
7 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.38%) DataPower
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.38%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.38%) iPad
7 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.15%) Linux
2 14 (5.38%) Windows
3 9 (3.46%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.77%) Solaris
5 1 (0.38%) CentOS
5 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.38%) VMS
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (8.08%) Migration
2 18 (6.92%) Change Control
2 18 (6.92%) SIEM
3 16 (6.15%) Network Design
4 14 (5.38%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (5.00%) ITIL
5 13 (5.00%) Security Operations
6 9 (3.46%) E-Commerce
6 9 (3.46%) Fault Management
6 9 (3.46%) Load Balancing
6 9 (3.46%) Network Planning
7 8 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (2.69%) Escalation Management
8 7 (2.69%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (2.69%) Mentoring
9 6 (2.31%) Data Protection
9 6 (2.31%) ITIL V3
9 6 (2.31%) Network Management
9 6 (2.31%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (2.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.08%) Shell Script
2 2 (0.77%) SQL
3 1 (0.38%) C
3 1 (0.38%) Java
3 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 140 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (45.00%) CCNP
3 58 (22.31%) CCNA
4 48 (18.46%) CCIE
5 42 (16.15%) Security Cleared
6 37 (14.23%) SC Cleared
7 32 (12.31%) CCSA
8 24 (9.23%) CCSE
9 15 (5.77%) Degree
9 15 (5.77%) JNCIS
10 11 (4.23%) Check Point Certification
11 8 (3.08%) CCDP
12 7 (2.69%) CCDA
12 7 (2.69%) JNCIP
13 6 (2.31%) CCVP
13 6 (2.31%) CISSP
14 5 (1.92%) JNCIA
15 4 (1.54%) CCSP
15 4 (1.54%) JNCIE
16 3 (1.15%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.62%) SLA
2 6 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.15%) QA
5 2 (0.77%) RMADS
6 1 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.31%) ProxySG
2 5 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.15%) vSphere
4 2 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.77%) Squid
5 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.38%) KVM
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (10.38%) FortiGate
2 16 (6.15%) Nagios
3 14 (5.38%) Cacti
4 13 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (2.69%) SmokePing
6 4 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.54%) TrustSec
7 3 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.15%) Nessus
7 3 (1.15%) OpenView
8 2 (0.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.77%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.38%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.38%) Nmap
9 1 (0.38%) SCCM
9 1 (0.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 201 (77.31%) Cisco
2 147 (56.54%) CheckPoint
3 88 (33.85%) Juniper
4 61 (23.46%) Palo Alto
5 48 (18.46%) F5
6 44 (16.92%) Fortinet
7 22 (8.46%) SolarWinds
8 20 (7.69%) Aruba
8 20 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 17 (6.54%) Citrix
10 15 (5.77%) Blue Coat
10 15 (5.77%) Intel Security
11 14 (5.38%) HP
12 13 (5.00%) Riverbed
13 10 (3.85%) Sourcefire
14 8 (3.08%) VMware
15 7 (2.69%) Brocade
16 6 (2.31%) Meraki
16 6 (2.31%) Trustwave
17 4 (1.54%) Splunk
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