The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 132 123
Rank change year-on-year +31 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.058% 0.077% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.082% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1617 2446 2676
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.51% 94.77% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 1339 1470
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 37 68
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +34.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 22 March 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
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Network Security Engineer
UK

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) OSPF
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (42.86%) Release Management
5 3 (42.86%) Fault Management
5 3 (42.86%) QMS
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) CMDB
5 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
5 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (42.86%) BGP
5 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 3 (42.86%) NetScreen
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) CCNP

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) NetScreen
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) H.323
5 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (14.29%) MPLS
6 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CMDB
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (42.86%) Fault Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) QMS
1 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) CCSP
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds