The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 107 127 135
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Median daily rate £406 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £294 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +178.46%
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
2150 2475 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.30% 94.94% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1436 1768
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 259 191
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Hertfordshire +4 8 £525 +45.83%
Bedfordshire +4 3 £330 -22.35% 1
Suffolk - 3 £375 -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 East of England region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 23 (69.70%) CheckPoint
3 22 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (63.64%) Network Security
4 21 (63.64%) Cisco
5 20 (60.61%) CCNA
6 16 (48.48%) LAN
7 14 (42.42%) CCSA
8 11 (33.33%) WAN
9 10 (30.30%) Juniper
10 7 (21.21%) Linux
11 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 6 (18.18%) DNS
11 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
12 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (15.15%) DHCP
12 5 (15.15%) CCNP
13 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
13 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
13 4 (12.12%) Information Security
13 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
13 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 4 (12.12%) Driving Licence
13 4 (12.12%) Palo Alto
13 4 (12.12%) tcpdump
14 3 (9.09%) Network Management
14 3 (9.09%) F5
14 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 21 (63.64%) Network Security
3 16 (48.48%) LAN
4 11 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (18.18%) DNS
6 5 (15.15%) DHCP
7 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.12%) tcpdump
7 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (9.09%) VPN
9 2 (6.06%) Internet
10 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.03%) MPLS
10 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.09%) EMV
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (12.12%) Information Security
2 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.09%) Data Management
3 3 (9.09%) Network Management
3 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) Change Control
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.03%) High Availability
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
5 1 (3.03%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) PHP
1 1 (3.03%) Python
1 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (60.61%) CCNA
3 14 (42.42%) CCSA
4 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) CCNP
6 3 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (6.06%) CCIE
7 2 (6.06%) Degree
8 1 (3.03%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) CheckPoint
2 21 (63.64%) Cisco
3 10 (30.30%) Juniper
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Palo Alto
6 3 (9.09%) F5
6 3 (9.09%) NetApp
7 2 (6.06%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.03%) Intel Security