Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Security Engineer
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 17 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 1.49% 2.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Aberdeen median daily rate £363 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - -
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £326
% change year-on-year - +7.44% +11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate £44.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies in Aberdeen with a recognized job title 129 93 79
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 98.94% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 35 35
Aberdeen median daily rate £361 £300 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.42% +25.00% -26.86%
10th Percentile £132 £146 £135
90th Percentile £475 £395 £483
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 10 11
Aberdeen median hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.14% -59.72% +150.87%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.08 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.88 £46.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Aberdeen

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security Engineer in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Engineer in Aberdeen

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 across the Aberdeen region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCSP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper