The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had IT Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 606 614 614
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 11 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.044% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.046% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Median daily rate £475 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £294 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £508 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.25 -
IT Security Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

IT Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IT Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

IT Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IT Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
London 0 6 £503 +61.04% 3
South East +7 2 £388 -
East Midlands - 2 £305 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT 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 England region featuring IT Security Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 19 (46.34%) Linux
3 16 (39.02%) Windows
4 13 (31.71%) VPN
5 12 (29.27%) SIEM
6 11 (26.83%) Network Security
6 11 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (21.95%) Information Security
7 9 (21.95%) DNS
7 9 (21.95%) WAN
7 9 (21.95%) Cisco
7 9 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (21.95%) IPsec
7 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
8 8 (19.51%) CCNA
9 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
9 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
9 7 (17.07%) Finance
9 7 (17.07%) PKI
10 6 (14.63%) VLAN
10 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (14.63%) LogRhythm
10 6 (14.63%) Change Management
10 6 (14.63%) MPLS
10 6 (14.63%) LAN
10 6 (14.63%) DHCP
10 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
11 5 (12.20%) Security Operations

IT Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 13 (31.71%) VPN
3 11 (26.83%) Network Security
4 9 (21.95%) DNS
4 9 (21.95%) IPsec
4 9 (21.95%) WAN
5 6 (14.63%) DHCP
5 6 (14.63%) LAN
5 6 (14.63%) MPLS
5 6 (14.63%) VLAN
6 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (7.32%) DMZ
9 2 (4.88%) BGP
9 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
9 2 (4.88%) OSPF
9 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.88%) Wireless
10 1 (2.44%) SAN
10 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MariaDB
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Advertising
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) PKI
2 3 (7.32%) Cryptography
2 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) BBC
4 1 (2.44%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Linux
2 16 (39.02%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.32%) Solaris
4 3 (7.32%) Unix
5 2 (4.88%) Kali Linux
5 2 (4.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) SIEM
2 11 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (21.95%) Information Security
4 6 (14.63%) Change Management
4 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (12.20%) High Availability
5 5 (12.20%) Network Design
5 5 (12.20%) Security Operations
6 4 (9.76%) Attack Monitoring
6 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.76%) Open Source
6 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (7.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (7.32%) Project Management
7 3 (7.32%) Security Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.51%) CCNA
3 5 (12.20%) CCNP
3 5 (12.20%) CISSP
4 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) CISM
5 3 (7.32%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) GSEC
7 1 (2.44%) CCIE
7 1 (2.44%) CEH
7 1 (2.44%) IISP
7 1 (2.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
3 2 (4.88%) COBIT
3 2 (4.88%) ISO27002
3 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.88%) QA
4 1 (2.44%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Squid
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.44%) Snort
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.88%) Nessus
3 1 (2.44%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
1 9 (21.95%) Cisco
2 6 (14.63%) LogRhythm
3 5 (12.20%) Juniper
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix
4 4 (9.76%) HP
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) Palo Alto
4 4 (9.76%) Tripwire
5 3 (7.32%) CA
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 2 (4.88%) AlienVault
6 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.88%) FireEye
6 2 (4.88%) Forcepoint
6 2 (4.88%) Qualys
6 2 (4.88%) Sourcefire
6 2 (4.88%) TippingPoint
7 1 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow