The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 65 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.42% 0.30% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.32% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £463 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +178.46%
Security Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
682 616 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.38% 93.19% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 398 392
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -24.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £30.10 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Birmingham region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Imperva

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) FireEye
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Imperva
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security