Period
to 15 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 121 133
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.19% 0.25% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £450 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +164.71% -
South East median daily rate £423 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -11.05% +2.70% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £147.50 -
% change year-on-year -88.31% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,469 1,924 1,982
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 95.11% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 983 917
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £225 £222 £247
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 149 82
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -16.31% +23.75%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.54 £44.50 £58.63
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.42% +8.57% -12.50%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +24 3 £325 -27.78%
Network Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, Network Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Infoblox
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Arista
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point GAiA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) NetScout
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Check Point GAiA
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Infoblox
2 1 (33.33%) Arista
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetScout
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto