Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 June 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - +60 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.65% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Merseyside median daily rate £450 - £300
North West median daily rate £425 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +30.77% +4.00% +9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 439 620 623
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 95.68% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 393 369
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £250 £224
90th Percentile £550 £585 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 27
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £9.75
90th Percentile £17.56 £16.65 £17.25
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -7.32% +13.07%

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. 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
Liverpool - 3 £450 -
Network Security Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Merseyside region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing

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

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) VMware