Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 336 304 344
Rank change year-on-year -32 +40 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 42 74 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.47% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 61 28
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £332 £313 £296
90th Percentile £538 £488 £479
England median daily rate £425 £420 £394
% change year-on-year +1.19% +6.67% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15904 15621 18300
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.95% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9440 9298 10742
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 772 917
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Engineer in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security Engineer in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security Engineer in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Thames Valley -10 22 £450 +28.57% 4
Oxfordshire +22 16 £450 +50.00% 1
Hampshire -5 14 £425 +6.25% 1
Surrey -19 5 £525 +35.48%
Buckinghamshire -26 4 £170 -53.10% 1
Kent - 4 £525 -
Berkshire -11 2 £513 +46.43% 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (85.71%) Network Security
2 35 (83.33%) Firewall
3 27 (64.29%) Cisco
4 23 (54.76%) CheckPoint
5 15 (35.71%) Palo Alto
6 14 (33.33%) CCNP
6 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (30.95%) Juniper
7 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (28.57%) BGP
9 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
10 10 (23.81%) CCIE
10 10 (23.81%) ITIL
10 10 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (21.43%) F5
11 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (21.43%) VPN
11 9 (21.43%) DNS
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.05%) Problem Management
12 8 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
12 8 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (16.67%) FortiGate
13 7 (16.67%) Blue Coat
13 7 (16.67%) Finance
14 6 (14.29%) Unix
14 6 (14.29%) Linux

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (85.71%) Network Security
2 35 (83.33%) Firewall
3 12 (28.57%) BGP
4 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (21.43%) DNS
6 9 (21.43%) VPN
7 8 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (14.29%) MPLS
8 6 (14.29%) OSPF
9 5 (11.90%) DHCP
9 5 (11.90%) WAN
10 4 (9.52%) SNMP
11 3 (7.14%) BIG-IP
11 3 (7.14%) IPsec
11 3 (7.14%) LAN
11 3 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Publishing
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) CGI
2 2 (4.76%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) DataPower
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.38%) Fintech
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
1 6 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 6 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 5 (11.90%) Change Management
4 5 (11.90%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (11.90%) Network Management
5 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (9.52%) Web Filtering
6 3 (7.14%) High Availability
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) Service Design
7 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) C++
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) CCNP
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (23.81%) CCIE
3 4 (9.52%) CCIE Service Provider
3 4 (9.52%) CCSP
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (4.76%) CCSA
5 2 (4.76%) CCSE
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CCIE Security
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 5 (11.90%) Nagios
2 5 (11.90%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) CheckPoint
3 15 (35.71%) Palo Alto
4 13 (30.95%) Juniper
5 9 (21.43%) F5
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
7 7 (16.67%) Blue Coat
8 5 (11.90%) McAfee
9 4 (9.52%) Foundry
10 3 (7.14%) Citrix
10 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
11 2 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
11 2 (4.76%) Intel
11 2 (4.76%) IronPort
11 2 (4.76%) NetApp
11 2 (4.76%) Sourcefire
11 2 (4.76%) TippingPoint
11 2 (4.76%) VMware