The median contractor rate for a Senior Network Security Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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.

Senior Network Security Engineer
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 411 419
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Network Security Engineer 3 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.078% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.082% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 2
Median daily rate £425 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £245
% change year-on-year +33.33% +53.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Senior Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Network Security Engineer in London

Senior 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 Senior Network Security Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Network Security Engineer in London

Senior 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 Senior Network Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London -3 2 £425 -15.00%
Senior Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) CCSP
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) CCSE
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) CCMSE
5 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
6 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (12.50%) CCIE
7 1 (12.50%) Nagios
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) TACACS
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce

Senior 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) FWSM
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) TACACS
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) SIEM
1 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCMSE
2 3 (37.50%) CCSE
2 3 (37.50%) CCSP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Cacti
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (12.50%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Lancope
5 1 (12.50%) Splunk