Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.18% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Merseyside median daily rate £375 - -
North West median daily rate £425 £330 £450
% change year-on-year +28.79% -26.67% +16.28%
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 478 432 548
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.28% 95.79% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 285 345
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £221 £177 £213
90th Percentile £580 £556 £574
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 23
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £9.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.40 £18.87 £27.23
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.74% +1.37% -18.60%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Merseyside

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Engineer in Merseyside

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 18 January 2019. 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 - 5 £375 -
Prescot - 1 - -
Network Security Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) NX-OS
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) IPv4
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
6 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (16.67%) MGCP
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (16.67%) Sony
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) GIAC
6 1 (16.67%) Information Security
6 1 (16.67%) IPsec

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) NX-OS
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) IPv4
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (16.67%) IPsec
6 1 (16.67%) IPv6
6 1 (16.67%) MGCP
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
5 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Sony