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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 101 110 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 27 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.63% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.68% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 17
Median daily rate £438 £490 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £490 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +26.92%
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
2332 2648 2504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.39% 92.62% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1378 1269
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 95
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +3 9 £450 - 7
Bracknell - 4 £315 - 2
Maidenhead - 2 - - 2
Windsor - 1 - -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 41 (95.35%) Firewall
2 29 (67.44%) CheckPoint
2 29 (67.44%) Cisco
3 25 (58.14%) Network Security
4 24 (55.81%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (48.84%) FortiGate
6 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
6 18 (41.86%) Cisco PIX
6 18 (41.86%) F5
7 14 (32.56%) CCSE
8 13 (30.23%) Wireshark
8 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
9 10 (23.26%) CCSA
10 9 (20.93%) Blue Coat
10 9 (20.93%) ProxySG
10 9 (20.93%) CCNP
10 9 (20.93%) Wireless
10 9 (20.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (18.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (18.60%) DDoS Mitigation
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
11 8 (18.60%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 8 (18.60%) Windows
11 8 (18.60%) FWSM
12 7 (16.28%) Wireless Security
12 7 (16.28%) Network Architecture
12 7 (16.28%) UAG
12 7 (16.28%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (16.28%) WSUS

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 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 41 (95.35%) Firewall
2 25 (58.14%) Network Security
3 24 (55.81%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (41.86%) Cisco PIX
5 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
5 13 (30.23%) Wireshark
6 9 (20.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (20.93%) Wireless
7 8 (18.60%) FWSM
8 7 (16.28%) BGP
8 7 (16.28%) Internet
8 7 (16.28%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (16.28%) OSPF
8 7 (16.28%) Wireless Security
9 6 (13.95%) Broadband
9 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (11.63%) BIG-IP
10 5 (11.63%) DNS
10 5 (11.63%) HTTPS
10 5 (11.63%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 5 (11.63%) Billing
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (16.28%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
1 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) DDoS Mitigation
1 8 (18.60%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 7 (16.28%) Identity Management
2 7 (16.28%) Network Architecture
2 7 (16.28%) Security Management
3 5 (11.63%) CRM
3 5 (11.63%) High Availability
3 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Migration
5 2 (4.65%) Network Design
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.33%) BDD
6 1 (2.33%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.33%) Kanban
6 1 (2.33%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.33%) Scrum
6 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
1 1 (2.33%) Python
1 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) CCSE
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (23.26%) CCSA
4 9 (20.93%) CCNP
5 7 (16.28%) CISSP
6 5 (11.63%) CCIE
7 4 (9.30%) Degree
8 2 (4.65%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (4.65%) MCSE
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.33%) CCIP
9 1 (2.33%) CCSP
9 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) ProxySG
2 7 (16.28%) ISA Server
2 7 (16.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (48.84%) FortiGate
2 7 (16.28%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) CheckPoint
1 29 (67.44%) Cisco
2 18 (41.86%) F5
3 9 (20.93%) Blue Coat
4 7 (16.28%) Fortinet
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) Juniper
7 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.33%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.33%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp
7 1 (2.33%) Nokia
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle
7 1 (2.33%) VMware