Period
to 22 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £346 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 October 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 171 195
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 6 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.47% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.50% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 2
Scotland median daily rate £346 £363 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +11.28% +14.30%
10th Percentile £319 £290 £273
90th Percentile £366 £520 £380
UK median daily rate £416 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4582 4378 5868
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 93.95% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2562 3020
Scotland median daily rate £383 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -0.69% -2.75%
10th Percentile £228 £224 £238
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 115 133
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £15.82 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.53% -20.93% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £9.94
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Scotland

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Engineer in Scotland

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Glasgow -10 3 - -
Aberdeen -5 2 £363 -
Edinburgh -15 1 £330 -17.50%
Network Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Scotland region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Law
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) CCSP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) CISM

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) CCSP
4 1 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper