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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 93 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 32 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 0.95% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.04% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 0
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£330 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 - £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
2331 2214 2319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.41% 91.22% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1101 1019
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 69 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.71 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Slough +8 9 £330 - 1
Reading -7 8 £350 -17.64%
Bracknell -6 4 - -
Windsor +2 3 - - 1
Maidenhead +5 1 - -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (54.76%) CheckPoint
2 19 (45.24%) Firewall
3 18 (42.86%) Network Security
4 17 (40.48%) Cisco
5 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (21.43%) 4G
7 8 (19.05%) FortiGate
7 8 (19.05%) TippingPoint
7 8 (19.05%) Fortinet
7 8 (19.05%) HP
7 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 7 (16.67%) 3G
8 7 (16.67%) ITIL
8 7 (16.67%) PKI
8 7 (16.67%) F5
9 6 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (11.90%) Migration
10 5 (11.90%) OSPF
10 5 (11.90%) UNIX
10 5 (11.90%) SIEM
10 5 (11.90%) Tripwire
11 4 (9.52%) CCSE
11 4 (9.52%) LTE
11 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
11 4 (9.52%) Demand Forecasting
11 4 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (9.52%) Linux
11 4 (9.52%) Juniper
11 4 (9.52%) CISSP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) Firewall
2 18 (42.86%) Network Security
3 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (21.43%) 4G
5 7 (16.67%) 3G
6 6 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (11.90%) OSPF
8 4 (9.52%) LTE
9 3 (7.14%) IPsec
9 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
9 3 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (7.14%) BGP
9 3 (7.14%) TACACS
9 3 (7.14%) DNS
9 3 (7.14%) SMS
9 3 (7.14%) 3GPP
9 3 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (4.76%) Broadband
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) PKI
2 4 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) SIEM
3 4 (9.52%) Demand Forecasting
3 4 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (7.14%) Change Control
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.14%) Time Management
4 3 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.76%) QMS
5 2 (4.76%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (4.76%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.38%) Information Security
6 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (2.38%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) CCNP
1 4 (9.52%) CISSP
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.52%) CCSE
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (2.38%) GCIA
3 1 (2.38%) GCIH
3 1 (2.38%) GCFA
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CISA
3 1 (2.38%) GIAC
3 1 (2.38%) CCIE
3 1 (2.38%) CEH
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) ProxySG
1 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.76%) XenApp
1 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) CheckPoint
2 17 (40.48%) Cisco
3 8 (19.05%) HP
3 8 (19.05%) Fortinet
3 8 (19.05%) TippingPoint
4 7 (16.67%) F5
5 5 (11.90%) Tripwire
6 4 (9.52%) Juniper
7 3 (7.14%) Citrix
7 3 (7.14%) Nokia
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.14%) Crossbeam
7 3 (7.14%) Sophos
7 3 (7.14%) VMware
7 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.76%) Wyse
8 2 (4.76%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.38%) AppSense
9 1 (2.38%) Qualys
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