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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £463 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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
806 1362 1305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.71% 96.19% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 721 726
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 17
Median hourly rate £52.00 £39.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £100.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Splunk
3 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Law
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) zOS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) DB2
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Blockchain
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) zOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Database Security
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) CEH
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) FireEye
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Intel Security