The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Engineer
Rank 575 543 536
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 10 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.025% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.027% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
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£425 £530 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.81% +51.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
45871 43665 41633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.00% 92.63% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29750 26814 23992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2443
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

IT Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 5 £425 -29.16%
South East -18 4 - - 2
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) Network Security
3 9 (45.00%) SSL
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) F5
4 8 (40.00%) Juniper
4 8 (40.00%) Wireless
5 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) CISSP
6 5 (25.00%) CISM
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 5 (25.00%) SIEM
6 5 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Information Security
7 4 (20.00%) Network Design
7 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
8 3 (15.00%) VPN
8 3 (15.00%) BCP
8 3 (15.00%) Websense
8 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) Network Security
3 9 (45.00%) SSL
4 8 (40.00%) Wireless
5 5 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (15.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (5.00%) LAN
8 1 (5.00%) WAN
8 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Physics
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) SIEM
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) Network Design
4 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) BCP
4 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (15.00%) SABSA
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Security
5 2 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CISSP
1 5 (25.00%) CISM
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CEH
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
1 9 (45.00%) F5
2 8 (40.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 5 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (15.00%) Websense
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) Brocade
7 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk