The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 96 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 14 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.58% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.64% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 14
Median daily rate £538 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £385 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £425 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £373
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +8.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +76.36%

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
1808 2185 2383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.39% 90.44% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 1124 1233
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 118 51
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Bracknell +6 4 £500 -
Reading +6 2 £575 +35.29% 5
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) Open Source
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) Network Security
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (21.74%) Android
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
4 5 (21.74%) Static Code Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Cryptography
4 5 (21.74%) Identity Management
4 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) J2EE
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
5 4 (17.39%) Retail
5 4 (17.39%) JIRA
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (17.39%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) Network Security
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.04%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.35%) HTTP
6 1 (4.35%) OSPF
6 1 (4.35%) SNMP
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
6 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) CircleCI
3 1 (4.35%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) J2EE
1 4 (17.39%) Node.js
1 4 (17.39%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Cryptography
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Android
1 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) Open Source
2 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
2 5 (21.74%) Identity Management
2 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
2 5 (21.74%) Static Code Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) High Availability
3 4 (17.39%) Kanban
3 4 (17.39%) Line Management
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
3 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
3 4 (17.39%) Release Management
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) SOA
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
2 4 (17.39%) Scala
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) VBScript
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CCSA
2 2 (8.70%) CCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.35%) Aruba
5 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Lancope
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk