Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 159 156
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 3 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.074% 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.14% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.57% -21.00% +26.67%
South East median daily rate £450 £420 £358
% change year-on-year +7.14% +17.48% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,702 3,677 4,549
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.75% 92.71% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,960 1,967 2,424
Berkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £257 £238 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 175 242
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -27.50% +16.55%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.33 £49.80 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Engineer in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security Engineer in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 2 £550 +69.23% 2
Newbury - 1 - -
Network Security Engineer
South East

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Berkshire region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Management
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) CCSA
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared

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

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Compliance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCSA
2 1 (33.33%) CCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Radware