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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
UK
Rank 487 488 524
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 109 130 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 46 51
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £284 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +29 100 £425 +13.33% 21
London -1 40 £475 +11.76% 7
South East +14 34 £350 - 8
North West +23 16 £338 -32.50%
Oxfordshire - 16 £338 -
Manchester +20 12 - -
City of London +4 9 £525 +43.83% 1
Oxford - 8 £338 -
Surrey +14 6 £550 +33.33% 1
South West +8 5 £399 +7.77% 1
Hampshire -3 5 £463 +32.14% 2
Wales - 5 £344 -
Warrington +29 4 £338 -
Cheshire +24 4 £338 -
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £350 -
Scotland +20 3 - -
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Croydon - 3 £450 -
Kidlington - 3 £325 -
Wiltshire - 3 £399 -
South Wales - 3 £363 -
Yorkshire +13 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +12 2 - -
Southampton +10 2 £370 -
Basingstoke +9 2 £463 -
Leeds +9 2 - -
West Midlands +3 2 £450 +80.00% 3
West Wales - 2 £325 -
Swindon - 2 £399 -

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 208 (90.43%) Network Security
2 192 (83.48%) Firewall
3 171 (74.35%) Cisco
4 115 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 107 (46.52%) Cisco Certification
6 97 (42.17%) Cisco ASA
7 90 (39.13%) Juniper
8 70 (30.43%) Palo Alto
9 64 (27.83%) CCNP
10 62 (26.96%) LAN
11 61 (26.52%) F5
12 56 (24.35%) WAN
13 45 (19.57%) Data Centre
14 42 (18.26%) Security Cleared
15 39 (16.96%) VPN
15 39 (16.96%) SC Cleared
16 38 (16.52%) Wireless
17 36 (15.65%) CCNA
17 36 (15.65%) Blue Coat
18 34 (14.78%) Finance
19 33 (14.35%) Fortinet
20 31 (13.48%) CCSP
20 31 (13.48%) OSPF
21 28 (12.17%) ITIL
22 26 (11.30%) SSL
22 26 (11.30%) CCIE
22 26 (11.30%) TCP/IP
22 26 (11.30%) BGP
23 25 (10.87%) Load Balancing
23 25 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus

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 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 208 (90.43%) Network Security
2 192 (83.48%) Firewall
3 97 (42.17%) Cisco ASA
4 62 (26.96%) LAN
5 56 (24.35%) WAN
6 39 (16.96%) VPN
7 38 (16.52%) Wireless
8 31 (13.48%) OSPF
9 26 (11.30%) BGP
9 26 (11.30%) SSL
9 26 (11.30%) TCP/IP
10 25 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (10.43%) DNS
11 24 (10.43%) MPLS
12 22 (9.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 21 (9.13%) DHCP
14 19 (8.26%) NetScaler
15 18 (7.83%) BIG-IP
15 18 (7.83%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (7.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 34 (14.78%) Finance
2 17 (7.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.04%) Banking
4 3 (1.30%) Legal
4 3 (1.30%) Retail
5 2 (0.87%) Advertising
5 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.87%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.43%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.43%) RESTful
2 1 (0.43%) SOAP
2 1 (0.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 9 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.17%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (1.30%) CMDB
7 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.52%) Linux
2 9 (3.91%) Windows
3 5 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) CatOS
5 1 (0.43%) CentOS
5 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Solaris
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (12.17%) ITIL
2 25 (10.87%) Load Balancing
3 19 (8.26%) Change Management
4 18 (7.83%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (7.83%) Project Management
5 17 (7.39%) SIEM
6 16 (6.96%) Information Security
6 16 (6.96%) Kalman Filter
7 15 (6.52%) Problem Management
8 13 (5.65%) Network Management
9 12 (5.22%) Network Architecture
10 11 (4.78%) Service Management
10 11 (4.78%) Web Filtering
11 10 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
11 10 (4.35%) Migration
12 8 (3.48%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (3.48%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.48%) Network Design
12 8 (3.48%) Security Monitoring
13 7 (3.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.87%) C
2 2 (0.87%) Java
3 1 (0.43%) C#
3 1 (0.43%) Python
3 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (46.52%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (27.83%) CCNP
3 42 (18.26%) Security Cleared
4 39 (16.96%) SC Cleared
5 36 (15.65%) CCNA
6 31 (13.48%) CCSP
7 26 (11.30%) CCIE
8 24 (10.43%) CCSE
9 20 (8.70%) CCSA
10 19 (8.26%) CISSP
11 12 (5.22%) Degree
12 9 (3.91%) JNCIS
13 8 (3.48%) JNCIA
13 8 (3.48%) JNCIP
14 6 (2.61%) CCMSE
15 3 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
16 2 (0.87%) CCVP
16 2 (0.87%) CISA
16 2 (0.87%) CISM
16 2 (0.87%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.26%) PCI DSS
2 16 (6.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (3.91%) HIPAA
5 6 (2.61%) SLA
6 1 (0.43%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (2.61%) ProxySG
1 6 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.30%) pfSense
3 3 (1.30%) Snort
4 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.87%) XenServer
5 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (8.26%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.74%) Nagios
2 4 (1.74%) Stealthwatch
3 3 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.87%) Cacti
4 2 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.87%) EnCase
4 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.87%) Puppet
4 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.87%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.43%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 171 (74.35%) Cisco
2 115 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 90 (39.13%) Juniper
4 70 (30.43%) Palo Alto
5 61 (26.52%) F5
6 36 (15.65%) Blue Coat
7 33 (14.35%) Fortinet
8 24 (10.43%) Brocade
9 17 (7.39%) Citrix
10 15 (6.52%) Riverbed
11 13 (5.65%) HP
12 12 (5.22%) FireEye
12 12 (5.22%) Intel Security
12 12 (5.22%) Sourcefire
13 11 (4.78%) SolarWinds
14 10 (4.35%) Microsoft
14 10 (4.35%) TippingPoint
15 8 (3.48%) VMware
16 7 (3.04%) Dell
16 7 (3.04%) Tufin
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