The median contractor rate for a Network Security Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 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.

Network Security Engineer
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 98 86
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.17% 0.38% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.40% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £425 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +20.71% +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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1113 1250 1383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.24% 96.15% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 813 749
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 100 61
Median hourly rate £14.75 £30.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.83% +16.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.76 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Network Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Engineer in Surrey

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Engineer in Surrey

Network Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security Engineer in Surrey

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 8 (88.89%) Blue Coat
2 8 (88.89%) Juniper
2 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) Palo Alto
4 6 (66.67%) FireEye
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) CCIE
4 6 (66.67%) Project Management
4 6 (66.67%) Service Management
4 6 (66.67%) Change Management
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) TippingPoint
4 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
4 6 (66.67%) Network Architecture
4 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (55.56%) CCSP
6 4 (44.44%) F5
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (11.11%) Tufin
9 1 (11.11%) Aruba
9 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
9 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
9 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCIE
3 5 (55.56%) CCSP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Blue Coat
1 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
1 8 (88.89%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) Palo Alto
3 6 (66.67%) FireEye
3 6 (66.67%) TippingPoint
4 4 (44.44%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) Aruba
6 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
6 1 (11.11%) Tufin