The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 495 525
Rank change year-on-year -31 +30  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 62 125 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 74 70
Median daily rate £380 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.58% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £568 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -32 21 £350 -22.22% 5
South East -8 14 £500 +19.04% 2
North West +27 8 £325 +4.00% 3
South West +7 8 £325 -7.14% 3
North East +73 6 £500 -
Yorkshire +14 2 £365 +8.14%
West Midlands +10 2 £408 -11.89%
East of England -9 1 - - 1
Network Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 126 (83.44%) Network Security
2 125 (82.78%) Firewall
3 105 (69.54%) Cisco
4 83 (54.97%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (38.41%) CCNP
6 57 (37.75%) Juniper
7 56 (37.09%) CheckPoint
8 54 (35.76%) Palo Alto
9 53 (35.10%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (22.52%) WAN
11 33 (21.85%) VPN
12 32 (21.19%) F5
13 31 (20.53%) Blue Coat
14 28 (18.54%) Data Centre
15 26 (17.22%) Security Cleared
15 26 (17.22%) LAN
16 25 (16.56%) Fortinet
17 23 (15.23%) CCSP
17 23 (15.23%) Cisco Nexus
18 22 (14.57%) SC Cleared
19 21 (13.91%) Wireless
20 20 (13.25%) BGP
21 19 (12.58%) CCIE
22 18 (11.92%) TCP/IP
22 18 (11.92%) ITIL
22 18 (11.92%) FortiGate
23 17 (11.26%) Load Balancing
24 16 (10.60%) CCNA
24 16 (10.60%) MPLS
25 15 (9.93%) Finance

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 4 (2.65%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.66%) Apache
2 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.66%) nginx
2 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 126 (83.44%) Network Security
2 125 (82.78%) Firewall
3 53 (35.10%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (22.52%) WAN
5 33 (21.85%) VPN
6 26 (17.22%) LAN
7 23 (15.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (13.91%) Wireless
9 20 (13.25%) BGP
10 18 (11.92%) TCP/IP
11 16 (10.60%) MPLS
12 15 (9.93%) OSPF
12 15 (9.93%) TACACS
13 14 (9.27%) DNS
14 13 (8.61%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (8.61%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (6.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 9 (5.96%) Cisco ISE
16 9 (5.96%) SSL
17 8 (5.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.66%) MySQL
1 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (9.93%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.65%) Banking
4 3 (1.99%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.99%) Publishing
5 2 (1.32%) Law
5 2 (1.32%) Local Government
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
6 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.64%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (0.66%) Node.js
3 1 (0.66%) RESTful
3 1 (0.66%) RFC 2544
3 1 (0.66%) SOAP
3 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.31%) Clustering
2 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.65%) PKI
4 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.32%) CESG
5 2 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.32%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.66%) FMCG
6 1 (0.66%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.28%) Linux
2 6 (3.97%) Windows
3 4 (2.65%) Unix
4 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.66%) CentOS
5 1 (0.66%) Solaris
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.92%) ITIL
2 17 (11.26%) Load Balancing
3 13 (8.61%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (5.96%) Change Management
4 9 (5.96%) Web Filtering
5 8 (5.30%) SIEM
6 7 (4.64%) Migration
6 7 (4.64%) Network Design
6 7 (4.64%) Service Management
7 6 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.31%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.31%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.31%) Project Management
9 4 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.65%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (1.99%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.99%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (1.99%) Information Security
10 3 (1.99%) Network Management
10 3 (1.99%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.64%) C
2 2 (1.32%) Java
2 2 (1.32%) Perl
2 2 (1.32%) Python
2 2 (1.32%) Ruby
3 1 (0.66%) C#
3 1 (0.66%) C++
3 1 (0.66%) PHP
3 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (54.97%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (38.41%) CCNP
3 26 (17.22%) Security Cleared
4 23 (15.23%) CCSP
5 22 (14.57%) SC Cleared
6 19 (12.58%) CCIE
7 16 (10.60%) CCNA
8 13 (8.61%) CISSP
9 8 (5.30%) CCSE
9 8 (5.30%) JNCIA
10 6 (3.97%) JNCIP
11 5 (3.31%) CCSA
11 5 (3.31%) Degree
12 4 (2.65%) CCDP
12 4 (2.65%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.99%) CCIE Security
13 3 (1.99%) CCIE Service Provider
13 3 (1.99%) CCMSE
13 3 (1.99%) GIAC
13 3 (1.99%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.97%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.65%) HIPAA
4 4 (2.65%) SLA
5 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (8.61%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (11.92%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.97%) Nagios
3 5 (3.31%) Stealthwatch
4 3 (1.99%) SCOM
5 2 (1.32%) Ansible
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.32%) EnCase
5 2 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.32%) Puppet
6 1 (0.66%) Cacti
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 105 (69.54%) Cisco
2 57 (37.75%) Juniper
3 56 (37.09%) CheckPoint
4 54 (35.76%) Palo Alto
5 32 (21.19%) F5
6 31 (20.53%) Blue Coat
7 25 (16.56%) Fortinet
8 10 (6.62%) Microsoft
8 10 (6.62%) Riverbed
9 9 (5.96%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.64%) Brocade
10 7 (4.64%) Nokia
11 6 (3.97%) ArcSight
11 6 (3.97%) Citrix
11 6 (3.97%) HP
12 5 (3.31%) FireEye
12 5 (3.31%) McAfee
12 5 (3.31%) Sourcefire
12 5 (3.31%) TippingPoint
13 3 (1.99%) Foundry
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