The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 482 516 500
Rank change year-on-year +34 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 94 108 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 43 57
Median daily rate £450 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +14.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £268 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +17.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39809 47592 46241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25961 31270 28439
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1455 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in England

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Engineer in England

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security Engineer in England

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security Engineer in England

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 36 £475 +11.76% 10
South East +13 29 £444 +39.21%
North West +40 13 £304 -6.53% 2
Yorkshire +10 5 £380 +9.35%
South West +3 4 £410 -3.52% 1
North East -9 4 £450 +71.42%
West Midlands +16 1 - -
East of England +1 1 - -
East Midlands -6 1 - -
Network Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 180 (91.37%) Network Security
2 166 (84.26%) Firewall
3 132 (67.01%) Cisco
4 90 (45.69%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (45.69%) CheckPoint
5 86 (43.65%) Juniper
6 78 (39.59%) Palo Alto
7 77 (39.09%) Cisco ASA
8 56 (28.43%) CCNP
9 55 (27.92%) F5
10 46 (23.35%) WAN
11 42 (21.32%) Security Cleared
12 41 (20.81%) Data Centre
13 39 (19.80%) LAN
14 36 (18.27%) SC Cleared
15 35 (17.77%) Blue Coat
15 35 (17.77%) VPN
16 30 (15.23%) CCSP
17 29 (14.72%) Fortinet
18 28 (14.21%) ITIL
18 28 (14.21%) Wireless
19 27 (13.71%) Finance
20 25 (12.69%) CCIE
21 23 (11.68%) SSL
21 23 (11.68%) BGP
21 23 (11.68%) Load Balancing
22 21 (10.66%) Intrusion Detection
22 21 (10.66%) MPLS
22 21 (10.66%) OSPF
22 21 (10.66%) TCP/IP

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.51%) Apache
1 1 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) PaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 180 (91.37%) Network Security
2 166 (84.26%) Firewall
3 77 (39.09%) Cisco ASA
4 46 (23.35%) WAN
5 39 (19.80%) LAN
6 35 (17.77%) VPN
7 28 (14.21%) Wireless
8 23 (11.68%) BGP
8 23 (11.68%) SSL
9 21 (10.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 21 (10.66%) MPLS
9 21 (10.66%) OSPF
9 21 (10.66%) TCP/IP
10 20 (10.15%) DNS
11 19 (9.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (8.12%) BIG-IP
12 16 (8.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 16 (8.12%) NetScaler
13 14 (7.11%) DHCP
14 12 (6.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.51%) MySQL
1 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (13.71%) Finance
2 19 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Publishing
5 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.02%) Law
5 2 (1.02%) Legal
5 2 (1.02%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.06%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.02%) Web Services
3 1 (0.51%) Node.js
3 1 (0.51%) RESTful
3 1 (0.51%) SOAP
3 1 (0.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.81%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (2.54%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.54%) RSA SecurID
6 4 (2.03%) PKI
7 2 (1.02%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.02%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.51%) FMCG
8 1 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.11%) Linux
2 6 (3.05%) Windows
3 3 (1.52%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) CentOS
4 1 (0.51%) Solaris
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.21%) ITIL
2 23 (11.68%) Load Balancing
3 20 (10.15%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (8.12%) Change Management
5 15 (7.61%) Project Management
5 15 (7.61%) Service Management
5 15 (7.61%) Web Filtering
6 12 (6.09%) Information Security
6 12 (6.09%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (6.09%) Problem Management
7 10 (5.08%) Network Architecture
8 9 (4.57%) Migration
8 9 (4.57%) SIEM
9 8 (4.06%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (4.06%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (3.55%) Network Design
11 6 (3.05%) Data Protection
11 6 (3.05%) Network Management
11 6 (3.05%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (2.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.03%) C
1 4 (2.03%) Java
2 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.52%) Python
3 2 (1.02%) Perl
3 2 (1.02%) Ruby
4 1 (0.51%) C#
4 1 (0.51%) C++
4 1 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (45.69%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (28.43%) CCNP
3 42 (21.32%) Security Cleared
4 36 (18.27%) SC Cleared
5 30 (15.23%) CCSP
6 25 (12.69%) CCIE
7 20 (10.15%) CCNA
8 16 (8.12%) CISSP
9 13 (6.60%) CCSE
10 10 (5.08%) JNCIA
11 9 (4.57%) JNCIS
12 8 (4.06%) Degree
12 8 (4.06%) JNCIP
13 7 (3.55%) CCSA
14 6 (3.05%) CCMSE
15 4 (2.03%) JNCIE
16 2 (1.02%) CISA
16 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
16 2 (1.02%) HP ASE
16 2 (1.02%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.64%) PCI DSS
2 14 (7.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (4.57%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.51%) GPG13
6 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.54%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.02%) Docker
3 2 (1.02%) XenServer
4 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (9.64%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.54%) Nagios
2 5 (2.54%) Stealthwatch
3 4 (2.03%) Puppet
4 3 (1.52%) SCOM
5 2 (1.02%) Ansible
5 2 (1.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.02%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.51%) Cacti
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.51%) EnCase
6 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.51%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 132 (67.01%) Cisco
2 90 (45.69%) CheckPoint
3 86 (43.65%) Juniper
4 78 (39.59%) Palo Alto
5 55 (27.92%) F5
6 35 (17.77%) Blue Coat
7 29 (14.72%) Fortinet
8 19 (9.64%) Brocade
9 14 (7.11%) Citrix
10 13 (6.60%) Sourcefire
11 12 (6.09%) FireEye
11 12 (6.09%) Riverbed
11 12 (6.09%) TippingPoint
12 11 (5.58%) HP
13 10 (5.08%) Intel Security
14 9 (4.57%) SolarWinds
15 7 (3.55%) Aruba
15 7 (3.55%) Microsoft
15 7 (3.55%) Tufin
16 5 (2.54%) VMware
Swindon
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago