The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 136 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 15 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.25% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.27% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
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£305 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2884 2219 2943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.73% 93.27% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1730 1109 1460
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 208 319
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Bedfordshire -8 7 £300 -
Suffolk - 5 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +3 2 £310 -17.33%
Hertfordshire - - - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 22 (81.48%) Network Security
2 20 (74.07%) Cisco
3 18 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 18 (66.67%) LAN
4 14 (51.85%) Firewall
5 13 (48.15%) WAN
6 10 (37.04%) VPN
7 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 9 (33.33%) CCSA
8 8 (29.63%) CCNP
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (29.63%) Windows
8 8 (29.63%) CCSE
9 7 (25.93%) Network Management
9 7 (25.93%) Wireless
10 6 (22.22%) IPsec
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (22.22%) PKI
11 5 (18.52%) F5
11 5 (18.52%) Splunk
11 5 (18.52%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) BGP
12 4 (14.81%) OSPF
12 4 (14.81%) VMware
12 4 (14.81%) CCDP
12 4 (14.81%) Change Control
12 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
12 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) Network Security
2 18 (66.67%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) Firewall
4 13 (48.15%) WAN
5 10 (37.04%) VPN
6 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) Wireless
8 6 (22.22%) IPsec
9 5 (18.52%) BGP
10 4 (14.81%) OSPF
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (11.11%) SSH
11 3 (11.11%) VLAN
11 3 (11.11%) VoIP
11 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
11 3 (11.11%) DNS
11 3 (11.11%) SSL
12 2 (7.41%) MPLS
12 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Solaris
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Network Management
2 4 (14.81%) Change Control
3 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Data Security
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CCSA
2 8 (29.63%) CCSE
2 8 (29.63%) CCNP
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (18.52%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) CCDP
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
2 18 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) F5
4 5 (18.52%) Splunk
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) Sourcefire
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) Aruba
7 2 (7.41%) Infoblox
7 2 (7.41%) Trend Micro
7 2 (7.41%) SonicWALL
7 2 (7.41%) Sophos
7 2 (7.41%) Websense
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.70%) Juniper
8 1 (3.70%) IronPort
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.70%) Fortinet