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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Engineer
Rank 598 595 613
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 8 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.038% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.040% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Median daily rate £475 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £306 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £505 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £410 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +26.15%
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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +6 4 £475 +26.66% 2
South East +27 2 £388 -
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
IT Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) PKI
3 8 (34.78%) Information Security
3 8 (34.78%) VPN
4 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (21.74%) SIEM
6 5 (21.74%) Juniper
6 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
7 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
8 3 (13.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (13.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (13.04%) FireEye
8 3 (13.04%) High Availability
8 3 (13.04%) MariaDB
8 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
8 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) Network Security
8 3 (13.04%) MySQL

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) VPN
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (13.04%) DMZ
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) IPsec
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) BGP
5 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
5 2 (8.70%) OSPF
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.35%) MPLS
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MariaDB
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) Cryptography
2 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Blockchain
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) zOS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
3 5 (21.74%) SIEM
3 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) High Availability
5 3 (13.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (13.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.70%) Database Security
6 2 (8.70%) Email Filtering
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCNA
1 3 (13.04%) CCNP
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CISM
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) GSEC
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) COBIT
2 2 (8.70%) ISO27002
3 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Squid
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (8.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.35%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
5 3 (13.04%) CA
5 3 (13.04%) FireEye
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
5 3 (13.04%) Symantec
6 2 (8.70%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Qualys
6 2 (8.70%) TippingPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Imperva
7 1 (4.35%) ScanSafe
7 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.35%) Splunk
7 1 (4.35%) VMware