The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Engineer
Rank 525 544 557
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Engineer 28 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.011% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.012% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
IT Security Engineer
UK

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
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 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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 +24 20 £375 -40.00%
South East -5 3 £500 +122.22% 3
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
IT Security Engineer
UK

IT Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 25 (62.50%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) Windows
3 21 (52.50%) Network Security
4 17 (42.50%) Cisco
5 14 (35.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 13 (32.50%) VPN
7 12 (30.00%) Juniper
7 12 (30.00%) CheckPoint
8 10 (25.00%) Linux
9 9 (22.50%) BCP
9 9 (22.50%) Business Continuity
9 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
9 9 (22.50%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (20.00%) F5
10 8 (20.00%) SIEM
10 8 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (20.00%) Wireless
10 8 (20.00%) ITIL
10 8 (20.00%) SSL
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.50%) UNIX
11 7 (17.50%) CISSP
11 7 (17.50%) Information Security
11 7 (17.50%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (15.00%) OAuth
12 6 (15.00%) C#
12 6 (15.00%) .NET
13 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (12.50%) CCNP

IT Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) Firewall
2 21 (52.50%) Network Security
3 14 (35.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 13 (32.50%) VPN
5 8 (20.00%) Wireless
5 8 (20.00%) SSL
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.50%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) OSPF
6 1 (2.50%) DMZ
6 1 (2.50%) TACACS
6 1 (2.50%) BGP
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) OAuth
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
3 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.50%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) UNIX
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Solaris
7 1 (2.50%) FreeBSD
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) BCP
1 9 (22.50%) Business Continuity
1 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
1 9 (22.50%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (20.00%) SIEM
2 8 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) Information Security
3 7 (17.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.50%) Service Management
7 1 (2.50%) Workflow
7 1 (2.50%) Information Security Management
7 1 (2.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) Ruby
2 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) CISSP
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.50%) CCNP
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) CCSE
3 2 (5.00%) GSEC
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) SSCP
4 1 (2.50%) CISA
4 1 (2.50%) CISM
4 1 (2.50%) GIAC
4 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CEH
4 1 (2.50%) CCSA
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
2 1 (2.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) Juniper
2 12 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (20.00%) F5
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) Websense
5 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (10.00%) McAfee
6 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.50%) ArcSight
7 2 (5.00%) VMware
7 2 (5.00%) Nortel
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) IBM
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) Sophos
8 1 (2.50%) Gemalto
8 1 (2.50%) Splunk