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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 101 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 23 28 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 1.09% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.18% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 9
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£450 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £340
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -45.33%
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
2283 2370 2607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.45% 92.04% 90.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1207 1145 981
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 96 110
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 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +15 8 £550 -
Slough -6 4 £373 -
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 35 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 33 (67.35%) Network Security
3 28 (57.14%) Cisco
4 20 (40.82%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (38.78%) Telecoms
6 17 (34.69%) Cisco PIX
6 17 (34.69%) F5
7 16 (32.65%) OSPF
8 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (28.57%) CCNP
10 12 (24.49%) Juniper
10 12 (24.49%) Windows
11 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
11 11 (22.45%) BIG-IP
11 11 (22.45%) Blue Coat
12 9 (18.37%) Citrix
13 8 (16.33%) CISSP
13 8 (16.33%) HP
13 8 (16.33%) CCSP
13 8 (16.33%) TACACS
13 8 (16.33%) UNIX
13 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
13 8 (16.33%) Network Management
14 7 (14.29%) DNS
14 7 (14.29%) Apache
14 7 (14.29%) BGP
14 7 (14.29%) CCNA
14 7 (14.29%) CCSA
14 7 (14.29%) Fortinet

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 7 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 33 (67.35%) Network Security
3 20 (40.82%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (34.69%) Cisco PIX
5 16 (32.65%) OSPF
6 11 (22.45%) BIG-IP
7 8 (16.33%) TACACS
8 7 (14.29%) DNS
8 7 (14.29%) BGP
8 7 (14.29%) Wireshark
9 6 (12.24%) SNMP
9 6 (12.24%) FWSM
10 5 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (10.20%) tcpdump
10 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.20%) SSL
10 5 (10.20%) SMS
10 5 (10.20%) Internet
10 5 (10.20%) Nortel Alteon
11 4 (8.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) DB2
General
1 19 (38.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Back Office
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Billing
4 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.08%) Finance
5 1 (2.04%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) WAP
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) SecurID
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) UNIX
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.04%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Network Management
2 6 (12.24%) ITIL
3 5 (10.20%) Change Management
3 5 (10.20%) Fault Management
4 4 (8.16%) eTOM
4 4 (8.16%) Migration
4 4 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.16%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (6.12%) Change Control
5 3 (6.12%) CRM
5 3 (6.12%) Network Design
5 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.12%) Release Management
5 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (4.08%) Information Security
6 2 (4.08%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.08%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (28.57%) CCNP
3 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
4 8 (16.33%) CISSP
4 8 (16.33%) CCSP
5 7 (14.29%) CCNA
5 7 (14.29%) CCSA
5 7 (14.29%) Degree
6 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.24%) DV Cleared
7 5 (10.20%) CCIE
7 5 (10.20%) CCSE
8 3 (6.12%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.12%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) ProxySG
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) FortiGate
2 5 (10.20%) Netcool
2 5 (10.20%) OpenView
3 2 (4.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.04%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 28 (57.14%) Cisco
3 17 (34.69%) F5
4 12 (24.49%) Juniper
5 11 (22.45%) Blue Coat
6 9 (18.37%) Citrix
7 8 (16.33%) HP
7 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.29%) Fortinet
9 5 (10.20%) Nortel
9 5 (10.20%) Radware
9 5 (10.20%) Symantec
9 5 (10.20%) VMware
9 5 (10.20%) Crossbeam
10 3 (6.12%) Oracle
10 3 (6.12%) Nokia
11 2 (4.08%) Sourcefire
11 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.08%) ArcSight
11 2 (4.08%) Tufin
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