The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 75 51 67
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.40% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.43% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 - £21.50
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1208 700 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.93% 93.71% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 301 555
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.33 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Security Engineer
Scotland

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CRISC
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark