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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 90 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 24 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 1.37% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.47% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 16
Median daily rate £375 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £46.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-35.86% -23.33%
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
2016 2307 2244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.47% 93.06% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1316 1113
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 106 86
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.09 £41.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Bracknell +3 7 £431 - 1
Reading +5 4 £325 -7.14% 2
Maidenhead -6 2 £400 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 40 (57.14%) Firewall
2 30 (42.86%) Network Security
3 28 (40.00%) Cisco
4 24 (34.29%) CheckPoint
5 23 (32.86%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (27.14%) Open Source
8 18 (25.71%) FortiGate
9 17 (24.29%) CCSE
10 16 (22.86%) Telecoms
10 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (21.43%) CCNP
12 14 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (20.00%) CCSA
12 14 (20.00%) High Availability
13 13 (18.57%) DNS
13 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
13 13 (18.57%) Linux
14 12 (17.14%) Wireshark
14 12 (17.14%) VPN
14 12 (17.14%) F5
14 12 (17.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 11 (15.71%) Windows
15 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
15 11 (15.71%) CISSP
15 11 (15.71%) Retail
15 11 (15.71%) Network Design
16 10 (14.29%) Blue Coat
16 10 (14.29%) Fortinet
16 10 (14.29%) Java

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 6 (8.57%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (57.14%) Firewall
2 30 (42.86%) Network Security
3 22 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 13 (18.57%) DNS
5 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
6 12 (17.14%) VPN
6 12 (17.14%) Wireshark
7 9 (12.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 9 (12.86%) FWSM
8 8 (11.43%) WAN
9 7 (10.00%) BGP
9 7 (10.00%) DHCP
9 7 (10.00%) HTTP
9 7 (10.00%) IPsec
9 7 (10.00%) LAN
9 7 (10.00%) OSPF
9 7 (10.00%) VLAN
10 6 (8.57%) BIG-IP
10 6 (8.57%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.57%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.71%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Billing
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) REST
2 4 (5.71%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) J2EE
2 4 (5.71%) Node.js
3 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Cryptography
1 9 (12.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Linux
2 11 (15.71%) Windows
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.71%) Android
4 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.86%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Open Source
2 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.00%) High Availability
4 12 (17.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
5 11 (15.71%) Network Design
6 10 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (12.86%) DDoS Mitigation
7 9 (12.86%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 9 (12.86%) Identity Management
7 9 (12.86%) Pair Programming
7 9 (12.86%) TDD
8 8 (11.43%) Software Delivery
8 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 7 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 7 (10.00%) User Stories
10 6 (8.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (7.14%) Python
3 4 (5.71%) Perl
3 4 (5.71%) Scala
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (24.29%) CCSE
3 15 (21.43%) CCNP
4 14 (20.00%) CCSA
5 11 (15.71%) CISSP
6 7 (10.00%) CCNA
6 7 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (8.57%) Degree
8 4 (5.71%) CCIE
9 2 (2.86%) MCSA
9 2 (2.86%) MCSE
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.43%) CEH
10 1 (1.43%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (25.71%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.29%) Nessus
2 3 (4.29%) Nexpose
2 3 (4.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) Cisco
2 24 (34.29%) CheckPoint
3 12 (17.14%) F5
4 10 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 10 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 6 (8.57%) Juniper
6 5 (7.14%) Citrix
7 3 (4.29%) Rapid7
8 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.43%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.43%) Huawei
9 1 (1.43%) Nokia