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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 523 488 517
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 90 104 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 25
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£363 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £307 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £50.00

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -55 78 £369 -1.66% 10
London -12 40 £350 -9.67% 5
City of London -5 14 £400 -3.03% 3
West Midlands +8 13 £325 -
Birmingham +6 11 £325 -7.14%
South East -33 11 £395 +8.96% 3
Scotland - 6 - -
South West -14 5 £450 -
Buckinghamshire 0 4 - -
Milton Keynes 0 4 - -
Hampshire -3 4 £395 - 1
North West -12 4 £280 -2.60% 1
Manchester - 4 £280 - 1
Berkshire +1 3 - -
Gloucestershire -1 3 £450 -
Renfrewshire - 3 - -
Cheltenham - 3 £450 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Erskine - 3 - -
Gloucester +4 2 £450 -
East Midlands -6 2 £375 -6.25%
West Yorkshire -18 2 - -
Yorkshire -19 2 - -
Leeds -24 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £395 -
South Wales - 2 £425 -
Wales - 2 £425 -
Windsor -2 1 - -
Wiltshire -6 1 - -
East of England -10 1 £345 +10.40% 1

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 155 (84.24%) Network Security
2 139 (75.54%) Cisco
3 131 (71.20%) Firewall
4 119 (64.67%) CheckPoint
5 81 (44.02%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (36.96%) Juniper
7 67 (36.41%) Cisco ASA
8 54 (29.35%) F5
9 53 (28.80%) VPN
10 51 (27.72%) CCNP
11 43 (23.37%) OSPF
12 42 (22.83%) BGP
13 39 (21.20%) Windows
14 35 (19.02%) Blue Coat
15 31 (16.85%) CCNA
16 30 (16.30%) LAN
16 30 (16.30%) WAN
17 29 (15.76%) SolarWinds
18 27 (14.67%) Wireless
19 26 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
20 25 (13.59%) TCP/IP
20 25 (13.59%) SSL
20 25 (13.59%) CCIE
21 23 (12.50%) HP
21 23 (12.50%) DNS
21 23 (12.50%) VLAN
22 22 (11.96%) Security Cleared
22 22 (11.96%) VMware
23 21 (11.41%) Finance
24 20 (10.87%) Information Security

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (3.80%) IIS
1 7 (3.80%) Apache
2 6 (3.26%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (84.24%) Network Security
2 131 (71.20%) Firewall
3 67 (36.41%) Cisco ASA
4 53 (28.80%) VPN
5 43 (23.37%) OSPF
6 42 (22.83%) BGP
7 30 (16.30%) LAN
7 30 (16.30%) WAN
8 27 (14.67%) Wireless
9 26 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 25 (13.59%) TCP/IP
10 25 (13.59%) SSL
11 23 (12.50%) DNS
11 23 (12.50%) VLAN
12 19 (10.33%) HSRP
12 19 (10.33%) MPLS
13 17 (9.24%) VRRP
14 16 (8.70%) EIGRP
15 14 (7.61%) DHCP
16 13 (7.07%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (11.41%) Finance
2 13 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.98%) Banking
4 2 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.63%) LAMP
2 1 (0.54%) CSS
2 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.07%) Clustering
2 10 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.63%) PKI
6 2 (1.09%) Life Science
6 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) SecurID
7 1 (0.54%) IVR
7 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.20%) Windows
2 16 (8.70%) Linux
3 6 (3.26%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.72%) UNIX
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (10.87%) Information Security
2 18 (9.78%) Load Balancing
3 14 (7.61%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (6.52%) ITIL
5 8 (4.35%) Change Management
5 8 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 7 (3.80%) Network Design
6 7 (3.80%) Cyber Security
7 6 (3.26%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.26%) Security Management
8 5 (2.72%) SIEM
9 4 (2.17%) Change Control
9 4 (2.17%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (2.17%) Information Security Management
9 4 (2.17%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (1.63%) QMS
10 3 (1.63%) Quality Management
10 3 (1.63%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.17%) Perl
2 1 (0.54%) SQL
2 1 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 81 (44.02%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (27.72%) CCNP
3 31 (16.85%) CCNA
4 25 (13.59%) CCIE
5 22 (11.96%) Security Cleared
6 15 (8.15%) CCSE
7 12 (6.52%) CCSA
7 12 (6.52%) CISSP
8 7 (3.80%) Degree
8 7 (3.80%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.17%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.63%) CISM
11 2 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.09%) CISMP
11 2 (1.09%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.09%) ISACA
12 1 (0.54%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.54%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.26%) SLA
2 5 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.17%) QA
4 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.89%) Snort
3 3 (1.63%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.63%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.54%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 18 (9.78%) FortiGate
2 10 (5.43%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (4.89%) OpenView
4 8 (4.35%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.63%) Nmap
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.54%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 139 (75.54%) Cisco
2 119 (64.67%) CheckPoint
3 68 (36.96%) Juniper
4 54 (29.35%) F5
5 35 (19.02%) Blue Coat
6 29 (15.76%) SolarWinds
7 23 (12.50%) HP
8 22 (11.96%) VMware
9 18 (9.78%) Citrix
10 15 (8.15%) Websense
10 15 (8.15%) Fortinet
10 15 (8.15%) Aruba
11 12 (6.52%) Sourcefire
12 10 (5.43%) Nokia
13 9 (4.89%) Sophos
14 8 (4.35%) Tufin
14 8 (4.35%) Microsoft
15 7 (3.80%) Nortel
15 7 (3.80%) Clearswift
16 6 (3.26%) Lotus
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