The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 30 April 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 88 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.41% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +109.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
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 Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 462 827 479
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.87% 90.58% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 539 307
Median daily rate £375 £325 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -6.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 46
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.58 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.33% +121.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £12.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCIP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) HP ASE

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCIP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) HP ASE
1 2 (100.00%) HP MASE
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) TippingPoint