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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 71 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 2 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 1.99% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 2.09% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Median daily rate - £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £21.55 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+87.93% -33.69%
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
770 716 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.48% 94.83% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 479 369
Median daily rate £375 £365 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 35
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (25.00%) TACACS
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Meraki
4 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
4 2 (25.00%) Logistics

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) TACACS
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (25.00%) Meraki
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) VMware