Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 493 514
Rank change year-on-year -65 +21 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 68 126 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 98 60
London median daily rate £425 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £305 £363 £249
90th Percentile £534 £650 £490
England median daily rate £425 £420 £389
% change year-on-year +1.19% +8.04% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44141 42982 44791
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31959 30601 31582
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 558 689
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in London

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Engineer in London

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security Engineer in London

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security Engineer in London

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Central London -2 7 £450 -10.00% 1
East London -6 2 £498 +42.14%
West London -8 2 £375 -16.67% 2
North London -8 1 £425 +23.19%
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (91.18%) Network Security
2 51 (75.00%) Firewall
2 51 (75.00%) Cisco
3 33 (48.53%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (42.65%) CCNP
5 26 (38.24%) Juniper
6 25 (36.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (35.29%) Palo Alto
8 22 (32.35%) VPN
9 21 (30.88%) CheckPoint
10 19 (27.94%) BGP
11 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 17 (25.00%) F5
12 16 (23.53%) Data Centre
13 14 (20.59%) Network Design
14 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
15 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (17.65%) WAN
15 12 (17.65%) MPLS
16 11 (16.18%) IPsec
17 10 (14.71%) Load Balancing
17 10 (14.71%) LAN
18 9 (13.24%) ITIL
18 9 (13.24%) CCIE
18 9 (13.24%) Degree
18 9 (13.24%) Fortinet
18 9 (13.24%) tcpdump
18 9 (13.24%) SELinux
18 9 (13.24%) iptables

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Office 365
4 1 (1.47%) PaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Route 53
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (91.18%) Network Security
2 51 (75.00%) Firewall
3 25 (36.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 24 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (32.35%) VPN
6 19 (27.94%) BGP
7 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (17.65%) MPLS
8 12 (17.65%) WAN
9 11 (16.18%) IPsec
10 10 (14.71%) LAN
11 9 (13.24%) tcpdump
12 8 (11.76%) OSPF
12 8 (11.76%) VoIP
13 7 (10.29%) DNS
14 5 (7.35%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (7.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
15 4 (5.88%) DMZ
15 4 (5.88%) SNMP
General
1 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.47%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Network Design
2 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.71%) Load Balancing
4 9 (13.24%) ITIL
5 7 (10.29%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (8.82%) Migration
7 5 (7.35%) Web Filtering
8 4 (5.88%) Change Management
8 4 (5.88%) Network Management
9 3 (4.41%) Information Security
9 3 (4.41%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.41%) SIEM
9 3 (4.41%) Time Management
10 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (2.94%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (2.94%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (42.65%) CCNP
3 9 (13.24%) CCIE
3 9 (13.24%) Degree
4 7 (10.29%) CCNA
5 3 (4.41%) CCSE
6 2 (2.94%) CCIE Service Provider
6 2 (2.94%) CCSA
6 2 (2.94%) CCSP
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CCDP
7 1 (1.47%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.47%) CCIE Security
7 1 (1.47%) CCIP
7 1 (1.47%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.47%) CISSP
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) iptables
2 2 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) NFS
3 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) SELinux
2 7 (10.29%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.94%) SCCM
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) EnCase
4 1 (1.47%) Juniper STRM
4 1 (1.47%) Nagios
4 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 51 (75.00%) Cisco
2 26 (38.24%) Juniper
3 24 (35.29%) Palo Alto
4 21 (30.88%) CheckPoint
5 17 (25.00%) F5
6 9 (13.24%) Fortinet
7 7 (10.29%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.88%) Aruba
9 4 (5.88%) Citrix
10 3 (4.41%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.94%) CA
11 2 (2.94%) Capita
11 2 (2.94%) HP
11 2 (2.94%) NetApp
11 2 (2.94%) SAP
11 2 (2.94%) Siemens
11 2 (2.94%) Sophos
11 2 (2.94%) WatchGuard