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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 580 596 555
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -41
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 31 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.051% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.054% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 21
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £327 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 -
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
46674 48291 46317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.89% 94.80% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30793 30976 28892
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1837 1891
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +15 14 £488 +8.33% 7
South East +12 12 £400 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £463 -
East of England +18 1 £400 -20.00% 1
South West - 1 £258 -
IT Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (60.00%) Firewall
2 23 (57.50%) Linux
3 21 (52.50%) Windows
4 15 (37.50%) SIEM
5 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 12 (30.00%) WAN
6 11 (27.50%) VPN
6 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
6 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (25.00%) LogRhythm
8 9 (22.50%) DNS
8 9 (22.50%) Cisco
8 9 (22.50%) IPsec
8 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (20.00%) PKI
9 8 (20.00%) Network Security
9 8 (20.00%) Tripwire
9 8 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 8 (20.00%) Attack Monitoring
10 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
10 7 (17.50%) Citrix
10 7 (17.50%) LAN
10 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.50%) Information Security
11 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (15.00%) VLAN
11 6 (15.00%) Nessus
11 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
11 6 (15.00%) DHCP

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 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 12 (30.00%) WAN
3 11 (27.50%) VPN
4 9 (22.50%) DNS
4 9 (22.50%) IPsec
5 8 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (20.00%) Network Security
6 7 (17.50%) LAN
7 6 (15.00%) DHCP
7 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (15.00%) VLAN
8 5 (12.50%) MPLS
8 5 (12.50%) Wireshark
9 4 (10.00%) Wireless
10 3 (7.50%) DMZ
10 3 (7.50%) Internet
11 2 (5.00%) Wireless Security
12 1 (2.50%) Broadband
12 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
12 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MariaDB
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
1 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Advertising
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) BBC
3 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Linux
2 21 (52.50%) Windows
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris
5 2 (5.00%) Kali Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) SIEM
2 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (20.00%) Attack Monitoring
5 7 (17.50%) Information Security
5 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
6 6 (15.00%) Change Management
6 6 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Network Design
8 4 (10.00%) High Availability
8 4 (10.00%) Open Source
8 4 (10.00%) Security Management
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL
9 3 (7.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (7.50%) Project Management
9 3 (7.50%) Security Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (15.00%) CISSP
2 5 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) CISM
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) CEH
4 3 (7.50%) SSCP
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
5 2 (5.00%) GSEC
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CCIE
6 1 (2.50%) GCFA
6 1 (2.50%) GCFE
6 1 (2.50%) GIAC
6 1 (2.50%) GREM
6 1 (2.50%) IISP
6 1 (2.50%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (10.00%) SLA
4 2 (5.00%) QA
5 1 (2.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) XenApp
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (5.00%) Squid
3 2 (5.00%) UAG
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Snort
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Nessus
1 6 (15.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (12.50%) Nmap
3 2 (5.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco
3 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (20.00%) Tripwire
4 7 (17.50%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) Forcepoint
5 6 (15.00%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) VMware
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle
8 2 (5.00%) AlienVault
8 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
8 2 (5.00%) CA
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (2.50%) Huawei
9 1 (2.50%) NetApp
9 1 (2.50%) Qualys
9 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.50%) Splunk