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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 613 589 588
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 17 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.032% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.033% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 4
Median daily rate £475 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -22.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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
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 5 May 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 +2 10 £500 +58.73% 2
East of England +7 2 £400 -20.00%
North West -7 2 £420 -3.72% 1
West Midlands - 2 £463 -
South East -16 1 - - 3
IT Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) SIEM
3 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
5 8 (36.36%) LogRhythm
5 8 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (31.82%) Nessus
7 6 (27.27%) Tripwire
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) Security Management
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco
7 6 (27.27%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (27.27%) Attack Monitoring
8 5 (22.73%) Nmap
8 5 (22.73%) Mimecast
8 5 (22.73%) Security Operations
8 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
8 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
8 5 (22.73%) HP
8 5 (22.73%) Internet
8 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
8 5 (22.73%) Forcepoint
9 4 (18.18%) ISA Server

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 (4.55%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (27.27%) WAN
4 5 (22.73%) Internet
4 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless Security
6 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
6 1 (4.55%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) SIEM
2 6 (27.27%) Attack Monitoring
2 6 (27.27%) Security Management
2 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (22.73%) Security Operations
4 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
6 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
6 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
6 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CISM
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) CEH
3 2 (9.09%) GSEC
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.09%) SSCP
4 1 (4.55%) GCFA
4 1 (4.55%) GCFE
4 1 (4.55%) GIAC
4 1 (4.55%) GREM
4 1 (4.55%) IISP
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) GPG13
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) ISA Server
1 4 (18.18%) UAG
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (18.18%) vSphere
1 4 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (9.09%) Snort
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Nessus
2 5 (22.73%) Nmap
3 4 (18.18%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Puppet
4 1 (4.55%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) LogRhythm
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) Tripwire
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 5 (22.73%) Forcepoint
4 5 (22.73%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
6 2 (9.09%) Splunk
7 1 (4.55%) AlienVault
7 1 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (4.55%) EMC
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) Symantec