The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 99 119 83
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 27 10 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 0.41% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.45% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 11
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£400 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £308
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-55.94% +43.00%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2253 2223 2789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.69% 90.88% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 952 1036
Average daily rate £363 £370 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 83 103
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Engineer
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +10 8 £325 -
Bracknell - 4 £494 -
Slough - 2 £475 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 47 (72.31%) CheckPoint
2 45 (69.23%) Firewall
3 39 (60.00%) Cisco
4 29 (44.62%) Network Security
5 26 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 26 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (36.92%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (33.85%) OSPF
8 21 (32.31%) Cisco PIX
9 19 (29.23%) Juniper
9 19 (29.23%) CCNP
10 17 (26.15%) CISSP
11 14 (21.54%) F5
12 13 (20.00%) FortiGate
13 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
13 12 (18.46%) CCSP
13 12 (18.46%) Windows
14 11 (16.92%) CCIE
14 11 (16.92%) BGP
14 11 (16.92%) FWSM
15 10 (15.38%) MPLS
15 10 (15.38%) UNIX
16 9 (13.85%) Apache
16 9 (13.85%) SNMP
16 9 (13.85%) BIG-IP
16 9 (13.85%) Network Management
17 8 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (12.31%) Blue Coat
17 8 (12.31%) Migration
17 8 (12.31%) VoIP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (13.85%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 45 (69.23%) Firewall
2 29 (44.62%) Network Security
3 24 (36.92%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (33.85%) OSPF
5 21 (32.31%) Cisco PIX
6 11 (16.92%) FWSM
6 11 (16.92%) BGP
7 10 (15.38%) MPLS
8 9 (13.85%) BIG-IP
8 9 (13.85%) SNMP
9 8 (12.31%) VoIP
9 8 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
10 7 (10.77%) VPN
10 7 (10.77%) DNS
10 7 (10.77%) IPsec
11 3 (4.62%) Internet
12 2 (3.08%) Wireshark
12 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
12 2 (3.08%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.08%) Back Office
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) WAP
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.54%) SecurID
1 1 (1.54%) PKI
1 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) UNIX
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) Network Management
2 8 (12.31%) Migration
3 6 (9.23%) SIEM
3 6 (9.23%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (7.69%) Demand Forecasting
4 5 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (7.69%) ITIL
5 4 (6.15%) Network Design
6 3 (4.62%) Change Management
6 3 (4.62%) eTOM
6 3 (4.62%) Change Control
7 2 (3.08%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.08%) Information Security
8 1 (1.54%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.54%) Data Security
8 1 (1.54%) CRM
8 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (29.23%) CCNP
3 17 (26.15%) CISSP
4 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
4 12 (18.46%) CCSP
5 11 (16.92%) CCIE
6 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
6 7 (10.77%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (7.69%) CISA
7 5 (7.69%) CISM
7 5 (7.69%) CCDP
8 4 (6.15%) CCSA
9 2 (3.08%) CCSE
9 2 (3.08%) Degree
9 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.54%) CCA
10 1 (1.54%) CCIP
10 1 (1.54%) CCNA
10 1 (1.54%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.54%) OpenView
2 1 (1.54%) Netcool
2 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (72.31%) CheckPoint
2 39 (60.00%) Cisco
3 19 (29.23%) Juniper
4 14 (21.54%) F5
5 8 (12.31%) Blue Coat
6 5 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.62%) HP
8 3 (4.62%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle
9 2 (3.08%) Citrix
9 2 (3.08%) Websense
9 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.54%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.54%) AlgoSec
10 1 (1.54%) Radware
10 1 (1.54%) AppSense
10 1 (1.54%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.54%) Qualys
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