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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 495 522 504
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 118 52 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.099% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 28 35
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£375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £297 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £416 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £315 £353
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%

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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +48 113 £375 - 11
London +32 49 £375 - 4
South East +11 33 £450 +42.85% 5
Berkshire +19 19 £425 - 2
East of England -10 18 £310 +6.89% 1
City of London +29 13 £363 -3.26%
Hampshire -2 8 £375 +8.69%
Bedfordshire - 8 £300 - 1
South West -29 5 £450 -
Suffolk - 5 £375 -
Ipswich - 5 £375 -
Reading - 5 £450 -
Wiltshire -9 4 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Swindon -5 3 £450 -
Bedford - 3 £300 -
West Midlands - 3 £320 - 1
North West -1 2 - -
Surrey -6 2 £469 +97.36% 3
Hertfordshire -13 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £494 -
Cheshire -4 1 - -
Scotland -16 1 £285 -26.45%
Camberley - 1 £488 -
Dartford - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Havant - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hounslow - - - -

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 187 (88.63%) Network Security
2 164 (77.73%) Cisco
3 156 (73.93%) Firewall
4 151 (71.56%) CheckPoint
5 94 (44.55%) Juniper
6 87 (41.23%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (35.07%) F5
8 73 (34.60%) CCNP
9 69 (32.70%) Cisco ASA
10 63 (29.86%) Blue Coat
10 63 (29.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 59 (27.96%) LAN
12 56 (26.54%) WAN
13 47 (22.27%) VPN
14 46 (21.80%) OSPF
14 46 (21.80%) BGP
15 37 (17.54%) Finance
15 37 (17.54%) CCSE
16 35 (16.59%) Security Cleared
17 33 (15.64%) Cisco IOS
18 31 (14.69%) SC Cleared
18 31 (14.69%) Windows
19 30 (14.22%) CCSA
19 30 (14.22%) Load Balancing
20 28 (13.27%) TCP/IP
21 24 (11.37%) CISSP
21 24 (11.37%) Cisco PIX
22 22 (10.43%) Banking
23 21 (9.95%) Sourcefire
23 21 (9.95%) Linux

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (1.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.95%) IIS
2 2 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.84%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.84%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (88.63%) Network Security
2 156 (73.93%) Firewall
3 69 (32.70%) Cisco ASA
4 63 (29.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 59 (27.96%) LAN
6 56 (26.54%) WAN
7 47 (22.27%) VPN
8 46 (21.80%) OSPF
8 46 (21.80%) BGP
9 33 (15.64%) Cisco IOS
10 28 (13.27%) TCP/IP
11 24 (11.37%) Cisco PIX
12 20 (9.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (9.00%) VLAN
13 19 (9.00%) Wireless
14 18 (8.53%) SSL
14 18 (8.53%) HSRP
15 17 (8.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 15 (7.11%) NetScaler
17 13 (6.16%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (17.54%) Finance
2 22 (10.43%) Banking
3 17 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.84%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.95%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Danish Language
6 1 (0.47%) German Language
6 1 (0.47%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.90%) WAP
2 1 (0.47%) .NET
2 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.79%) PKI
2 7 (3.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.37%) Open Source
4 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.42%) Replication
6 2 (0.95%) SecurID
6 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.47%) DataPower
7 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.69%) Windows
2 21 (9.95%) Linux
3 19 (9.00%) UNIX
4 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.42%) Solaris
6 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.22%) Load Balancing
2 18 (8.53%) ITIL
3 15 (7.11%) Network Management
4 10 (4.74%) Change Control
5 9 (4.27%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (3.79%) Migration
6 8 (3.79%) Information Security
7 7 (3.32%) Change Management
7 7 (3.32%) SIEM
7 7 (3.32%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (2.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (2.37%) Network Design
9 5 (2.37%) Network Architecture
10 4 (1.90%) Security Architecture
10 4 (1.90%) Data Security
10 4 (1.90%) Security Management
10 4 (1.90%) Configuration Management
11 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2
11 3 (1.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (1.42%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.90%) Perl
1 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.42%) SQL
3 2 (0.95%) Ruby
3 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 87 (41.23%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (34.60%) CCNP
3 37 (17.54%) CCSE
4 35 (16.59%) Security Cleared
5 31 (14.69%) SC Cleared
6 30 (14.22%) CCSA
7 24 (11.37%) CISSP
8 20 (9.48%) CCNA
9 17 (8.06%) CCIE
10 14 (6.64%) CCSP
11 11 (5.21%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (3.32%) CCDP
12 7 (3.32%) JNCIA
12 7 (3.32%) Degree
13 5 (2.37%) JNCIS
14 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
15 3 (1.42%) CISM
16 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.95%) CCA
16 2 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.37%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.95%) COBIT
4 1 (0.47%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (9.00%) ProxySG
2 17 (8.06%) Snort
3 7 (3.32%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.84%) Nmap
4 6 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.47%) KVM
6 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.37%) Nessus
1 5 (2.37%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.95%) OpenView
2 2 (0.95%) Netcool
3 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 164 (77.73%) Cisco
2 151 (71.56%) CheckPoint
3 94 (44.55%) Juniper
4 74 (35.07%) F5
5 63 (29.86%) Blue Coat
6 21 (9.95%) Sourcefire
7 14 (6.64%) McAfee
7 14 (6.64%) Microsoft
7 14 (6.64%) HP
8 12 (5.69%) Websense
9 10 (4.74%) Fortinet
9 10 (4.74%) Nokia
10 9 (4.27%) Citrix
11 8 (3.79%) Aruba
12 7 (3.32%) Nortel
13 6 (2.84%) VMware
13 6 (2.84%) TippingPoint
14 5 (2.37%) Splunk
15 4 (1.90%) IronPort
15 4 (1.90%) Infoblox
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