The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 96 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 24 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.90% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.98% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 6
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£425 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Security Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2230 2348 2655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.13% 91.47% 88.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1121 1040 985
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 91 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 7 £425 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £494 -
Slough +1 2 - -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title.

1 42 (71.19%) CheckPoint
2 40 (67.80%) Firewall
3 37 (62.71%) Cisco
4 32 (54.24%) Network Security
5 24 (40.68%) Telecoms
5 24 (40.68%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (35.59%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (33.90%) CCNP
8 19 (32.20%) Cisco PIX
9 18 (30.51%) Juniper
9 18 (30.51%) OSPF
10 17 (28.81%) F5
11 16 (27.12%) CISSP
12 13 (22.03%) Windows
13 12 (20.34%) CCIE
14 11 (18.64%) Apache
15 10 (16.95%) UNIX
15 10 (16.95%) CCSP
15 10 (16.95%) BGP
15 10 (16.95%) BIG-IP
15 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
15 10 (16.95%) Network Management
15 10 (16.95%) FWSM
16 9 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (15.25%) FortiGate
16 9 (15.25%) Blue Coat
16 9 (15.25%) DNS
16 9 (15.25%) SNMP
17 8 (13.56%) VoIP
17 8 (13.56%) VPN

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.64%) Apache
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (67.80%) Firewall
2 32 (54.24%) Network Security
3 21 (35.59%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (32.20%) Cisco PIX
5 18 (30.51%) OSPF
6 10 (16.95%) BGP
6 10 (16.95%) BIG-IP
6 10 (16.95%) FWSM
7 9 (15.25%) SNMP
7 9 (15.25%) DNS
7 9 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (13.56%) VPN
8 8 (13.56%) VoIP
8 8 (13.56%) IPsec
9 7 (11.86%) MPLS
9 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
10 4 (6.78%) Internet
10 4 (6.78%) NetScaler
11 3 (5.08%) SSL
12 2 (3.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.69%) DB2
General
1 24 (40.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Billing
3 1 (1.69%) German Language
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.69%) Firmware
2 1 (1.69%) SecurID
2 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) UNIX
3 4 (6.78%) Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.69%) SUSE
5 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Network Management
2 6 (10.17%) SIEM
2 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (8.47%) Demand Forecasting
3 5 (8.47%) ITIL
3 5 (8.47%) Migration
3 5 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (6.78%) Network Design
4 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.78%) Change Management
5 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.08%) Change Control
5 3 (5.08%) eTOM
6 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.39%) Release Management
6 2 (3.39%) Fault Management
6 2 (3.39%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (3.39%) Information Security
7 1 (1.69%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (33.90%) CCNP
3 16 (27.12%) CISSP
4 12 (20.34%) CCIE
5 10 (16.95%) CCSP
5 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
6 7 (11.86%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (10.17%) CCSA
7 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.47%) CISA
8 5 (8.47%) CISM
8 5 (8.47%) CCDP
9 3 (5.08%) CCNA
9 3 (5.08%) CCSE
9 3 (5.08%) Degree
10 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.69%) CCDE
11 1 (1.69%) CCA
11 1 (1.69%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.69%) Snort
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
2 1 (1.69%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.39%) OpenView
2 2 (3.39%) Netcool
3 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (71.19%) CheckPoint
2 37 (62.71%) Cisco
3 18 (30.51%) Juniper
4 17 (28.81%) F5
5 9 (15.25%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.47%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.78%) Citrix
7 4 (6.78%) HP
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle
8 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.08%) Ericsson
8 3 (5.08%) Nokia
9 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.39%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.39%) Radware
9 2 (3.39%) Nortel
9 2 (3.39%) Crossbeam
9 2 (3.39%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.69%) AlgoSec
10 1 (1.69%) Splunk
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