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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 510 523 510
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 132 110 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 72 61
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +287.50%
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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 +27 124 £425 +17.24% 21
London +21 58 £450 +24.13% 11
South East +21 29 £420 +8.03% 6
Berkshire +8 16 £315 - 1
Yorkshire +16 14 £338 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 9 £400 - 1
Leeds +1 9 £400 - 1
Hampshire +6 8 £450 +13.92% 3
Scotland -14 7 £393 -
West Midlands -28 7 £463 +15.62%
City of London +25 6 £500 +17.64% 4
South West +4 6 £350 -22.22% 1
Reading - 6 £351 -
East of England +17 4 £269 -2.27%
Wiltshire -6 4 £350 -
North West -10 4 £313 +11.60% 2
Croydon - 4 £470 -
Hertfordshire +18 3 £269 -22.10%
Renfrewshire -38 3 £410 -
Erskine -40 3 £410 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £314 -
Worcestershire - 3 £375 -
Surrey -7 2 - -
Birmingham -20 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £315 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £343 -
Sheffield - 2 £308 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Cheshire - 2 £325 -
Swindon - 2 £258 -

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 204 (83.95%) Network Security
2 187 (76.95%) Firewall
2 187 (76.95%) Cisco
3 121 (49.79%) Cisco ASA
4 115 (47.33%) CheckPoint
5 109 (44.86%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (36.63%) CCNP
7 75 (30.86%) Juniper
8 65 (26.75%) WAN
8 65 (26.75%) F5
9 63 (25.93%) LAN
10 57 (23.46%) CCNA
10 57 (23.46%) Wireless
11 56 (23.05%) VPN
12 45 (18.52%) Palo Alto
13 44 (18.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 42 (17.28%) TCP/IP
15 41 (16.87%) Fortinet
16 39 (16.05%) CCIE
17 36 (14.81%) FortiGate
18 35 (14.40%) BGP
19 34 (13.99%) Security Cleared
20 33 (13.58%) OSPF
21 31 (12.76%) Telecoms
22 28 (11.52%) SC Cleared
23 26 (10.70%) Data Centre
24 24 (9.88%) CCSE
24 24 (9.88%) IPsec
25 23 (9.47%) Finance
25 23 (9.47%) ITIL

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 1 (0.41%) Apache
1 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.41%) IIS
1 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 204 (83.95%) Network Security
2 187 (76.95%) Firewall
3 121 (49.79%) Cisco ASA
4 65 (26.75%) WAN
5 63 (25.93%) LAN
6 57 (23.46%) Wireless
7 56 (23.05%) VPN
8 44 (18.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 42 (17.28%) TCP/IP
10 35 (14.40%) BGP
11 33 (13.58%) OSPF
12 24 (9.88%) IPsec
13 22 (9.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 22 (9.05%) MPLS
14 20 (8.23%) Cisco PIX
15 18 (7.41%) HSRP
15 18 (7.41%) IP Telephony
16 17 (7.00%) DNS
16 17 (7.00%) SSL
17 16 (6.58%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.82%) MariaDB
3 2 (0.82%) MySQL
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (12.76%) Telecoms
2 23 (9.47%) Finance
3 9 (3.70%) Banking
4 7 (2.88%) Legal
5 6 (2.47%) Law
6 4 (1.65%) Military
6 4 (1.65%) Retail
7 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) French Language
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.82%) SOAP
3 1 (0.41%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.70%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.47%) PKI
3 4 (1.65%) Cryptography
3 4 (1.65%) DataPower
3 4 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.23%) BBC
4 3 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.82%) IVR
5 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.41%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.41%) iPad
6 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.41%) Linux
2 14 (5.76%) Windows
3 6 (2.47%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.82%) Solaris
5 2 (0.82%) Unix
5 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) CentOS
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.41%) VMS
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (9.47%) ITIL
2 18 (7.41%) Migration
3 16 (6.58%) Load Balancing
4 15 (6.17%) Network Design
5 11 (4.53%) Change Control
5 11 (4.53%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (3.70%) SIEM
6 9 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (3.29%) Mentoring
8 7 (2.88%) Information Security
8 7 (2.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (2.47%) High Availability
9 6 (2.47%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.06%) Change Management
10 5 (2.06%) E-Commerce
10 5 (2.06%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (2.06%) QMS
10 5 (2.06%) Quality Management
10 5 (2.06%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.65%) Shell Script
2 2 (0.82%) C
2 2 (0.82%) SQL
3 1 (0.41%) Perl
3 1 (0.41%) PHP
3 1 (0.41%) Python
3 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 109 (44.86%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (36.63%) CCNP
3 57 (23.46%) CCNA
4 39 (16.05%) CCIE
5 34 (13.99%) Security Cleared
6 28 (11.52%) SC Cleared
7 24 (9.88%) CCSE
8 19 (7.82%) JNCIS
9 17 (7.00%) CCSA
10 11 (4.53%) JNCIP
11 10 (4.12%) CCDA
11 10 (4.12%) CCDP
11 10 (4.12%) Check Point Certification
11 10 (4.12%) Degree
12 8 (3.29%) CISSP
13 5 (2.06%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.23%) CISM
14 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.82%) CISA
15 2 (0.82%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.12%) ProxySG
2 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.23%) Snort
3 3 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.41%) Squid
5 1 (0.41%) vSphere
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (14.81%) FortiGate
2 10 (4.12%) Nagios
2 10 (4.12%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (3.29%) Cacti
4 4 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.65%) SmokePing
5 3 (1.23%) OpenView
5 3 (1.23%) Proventia
5 3 (1.23%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.41%) Nessus
6 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.41%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.41%) Nmap
6 1 (0.41%) SCCM
6 1 (0.41%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 187 (76.95%) Cisco
2 115 (47.33%) CheckPoint
3 75 (30.86%) Juniper
4 65 (26.75%) F5
5 45 (18.52%) Palo Alto
6 41 (16.87%) Fortinet
7 22 (9.05%) Blue Coat
8 18 (7.41%) SolarWinds
9 17 (7.00%) Aruba
10 16 (6.58%) Citrix
11 15 (6.17%) Microsoft
12 14 (5.76%) Intel Security
13 13 (5.35%) Sourcefire
14 12 (4.94%) Riverbed
15 11 (4.53%) HP
16 7 (2.88%) VMware
17 6 (2.47%) Meraki
17 6 (2.47%) Trustwave
18 5 (2.06%) Splunk
19 4 (1.65%) Mitel
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