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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 96 109 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 23 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 0.78% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.86% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
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£425 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.00%
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
2270 2335 2691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.20% 91.21% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1016 1011
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £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 64 91 82
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -15.00%
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 £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +14 6 £400 - 1
Slough +2 3 £475 -
Bracknell - 3 £494 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 41 (69.49%) CheckPoint
2 40 (67.80%) Firewall
3 37 (62.71%) Cisco
4 30 (50.85%) 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%) OSPF
8 19 (32.20%) Juniper
8 19 (32.20%) Cisco PIX
9 18 (30.51%) F5
10 17 (28.81%) CISSP
11 12 (20.34%) CCIE
11 12 (20.34%) Windows
12 11 (18.64%) UNIX
12 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
12 11 (18.64%) FWSM
13 10 (16.95%) Network Management
13 10 (16.95%) BIG-IP
13 10 (16.95%) Apache
13 10 (16.95%) CCSP
14 9 (15.25%) SNMP
14 9 (15.25%) BGP
14 9 (15.25%) FortiGate
15 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (13.56%) MPLS
15 8 (13.56%) DNS
15 8 (13.56%) VoIP
15 8 (13.56%) Blue Coat

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (16.95%) Apache
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (67.80%) Firewall
2 30 (50.85%) Network Security
3 21 (35.59%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (32.20%) OSPF
4 19 (32.20%) Cisco PIX
5 11 (18.64%) FWSM
6 10 (16.95%) BIG-IP
7 9 (15.25%) SNMP
7 9 (15.25%) BGP
8 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (13.56%) MPLS
8 8 (13.56%) DNS
8 8 (13.56%) VoIP
9 7 (11.86%) IPsec
9 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
9 7 (11.86%) VPN
10 3 (5.08%) Wireshark
10 3 (5.08%) Internet
10 3 (5.08%) tcpdump
11 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (40.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Billing
2 1 (1.69%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) WAP
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.69%) PKI
2 1 (1.69%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Network Management
2 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (10.17%) SIEM
3 5 (8.47%) Demand Forecasting
3 5 (8.47%) Migration
3 5 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (8.47%) ITIL
4 4 (6.78%) Change Management
4 4 (6.78%) Network Design
5 3 (5.08%) eTOM
5 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.08%) Change Control
6 2 (3.39%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.39%) Fault Management
6 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.39%) Release Management
6 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (3.39%) Information Security
7 1 (1.69%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (33.90%) CCNP
3 17 (28.81%) CISSP
4 12 (20.34%) CCIE
5 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
6 10 (16.95%) CCSP
7 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
7 7 (11.86%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (10.17%) CCSA
9 5 (8.47%) CCDP
9 5 (8.47%) CISA
9 5 (8.47%) CISM
10 3 (5.08%) CCSE
10 3 (5.08%) Degree
11 2 (3.39%) CCNA
11 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.69%) CCDE
12 1 (1.69%) CCIP
12 1 (1.69%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.39%) Netcool
2 2 (3.39%) OpenView
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (69.49%) CheckPoint
2 37 (62.71%) Cisco
3 19 (32.20%) Juniper
4 18 (30.51%) F5
5 8 (13.56%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.47%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.78%) HP
7 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.08%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.39%) ArcSight
9 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.39%) Radware
9 2 (3.39%) Nortel
9 2 (3.39%) Citrix
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle
9 2 (3.39%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.69%) AppSense
10 1 (1.69%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.69%) Qualys
10 1 (1.69%) Symantec
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