The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 70 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.61% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.64% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £445 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £46.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-35.86% -23.33%
Security Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
741 1101 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.09% 95.66% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 756 395
Median daily rate £388 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 76
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.33 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.21% +8.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £31.25 £40.00
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 Cheshire

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer across the Cheshire region.

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Cheshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire