The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 91 80
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 0.072% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.075% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £405 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +76.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
776 1335 1277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.33% 95.77% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 681 659
Median daily rate £388 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) MPLS
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
2 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) Law
4 2 (18.18%) zOS
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (9.09%) Blockchain
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (9.09%) Database Security
5 1 (9.09%) Splunk
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 4 (36.36%) BGP
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) MPLS
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blockchain
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) zOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Database Security
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk