Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 February 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 105 139
Rank change year-on-year -37 +34 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.17% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.18% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
Scotland median daily rate £375 £450 £275
% change year-on-year -16.67% +63.64% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,883 1,668 2,895
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 95.75% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,724 1,042 1,466
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £215 £261
90th Percentile £568 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -0.05% +22.82%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.45 £10.52
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.00 £42.13
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -36.44% +31.58%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Edinburgh

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Database Security
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) VMware