The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 377 383 429
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 180 170 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.40% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 87 46
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£370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 -
Security Engineer
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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
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Engineer across the England region.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer across the England region.

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

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 Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
South East +14 77 £375 -6.25% 18
London -40 60 £385 -0.64% 13
North West -3 19 £298 - 6
South West -11 11 £350 +23.89% 5
West Midlands -3 7 £438 +82.29% 1
East of England +1 3 £575 +79.68% 2
Yorkshire -20 2 £315 -3.07% 2
East Midlands +5 1 £275 - 3
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Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Security Engineer in their job title.

1 215 (58.74%) Firewall
2 192 (52.46%) Cisco
3 180 (49.18%) Network Security
4 146 (39.89%) CheckPoint
5 104 (28.42%) F5
6 100 (27.32%) Cisco Certification
7 99 (27.05%) Juniper
8 94 (25.68%) Security Cleared
9 81 (22.13%) Cisco ASA
10 78 (21.31%) VPN
11 74 (20.22%) CCNP
12 63 (17.21%) Windows
13 62 (16.94%) OSPF
14 61 (16.67%) CISSP
15 58 (15.85%) Microsoft
15 58 (15.85%) Linux
16 54 (14.75%) Blue Coat
17 53 (14.48%) BGP
17 53 (14.48%) SC Cleared
18 51 (13.93%) SSL
19 50 (13.66%) VMware
20 48 (13.11%) ITIL
21 47 (12.84%) LAN
22 46 (12.57%) TCP/IP
23 45 (12.30%) CCNA
24 42 (11.48%) Telecoms
25 41 (11.20%) WAN
26 40 (10.93%) Finance
27 38 (10.38%) Information Security
27 38 (10.38%) Citrix

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (4.37%) Apache
2 13 (3.55%) IIS
3 7 (1.91%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.82%) JBoss
5 1 (0.27%) Lync
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.64%) MS Office
3 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) RMDS
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 215 (58.74%) Firewall
2 180 (49.18%) Network Security
3 81 (22.13%) Cisco ASA
4 78 (21.31%) VPN
5 62 (16.94%) OSPF
6 53 (14.48%) BGP
7 51 (13.93%) SSL
8 47 (12.84%) LAN
9 46 (12.57%) TCP/IP
10 41 (11.20%) WAN
11 35 (9.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (8.47%) Internet
13 30 (8.20%) DNS
13 30 (8.20%) Wireless
14 27 (7.38%) IPsec
15 24 (6.56%) NetScaler
16 22 (6.01%) Wireshark
17 20 (5.46%) BIG-IP
18 19 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
19 18 (4.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.64%) DB2
3 4 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (0.27%) Big Data
4 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.27%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.37%) StarTeam
1 5 (1.37%) MSI
2 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 40 (10.93%) Finance
3 19 (5.19%) Banking
4 13 (3.55%) Back Office
5 9 (2.46%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.91%) Retail
7 4 (1.09%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.82%) Publishing
9 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.55%) Games
9 2 (0.55%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.19%) Web Services
1 8 (2.19%) Regular Expression
2 5 (1.37%) WAP
3 2 (0.55%) Rendezvous
3 2 (0.55%) CSS
3 2 (0.55%) JSON
4 1 (0.27%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.27%) Laravel
4 1 (0.27%) REST
4 1 (0.27%) RESTful
4 1 (0.27%) HTML5
4 1 (0.27%) OAuth
4 1 (0.27%) HTML
4 1 (0.27%) .NET
4 1 (0.27%) SAML
4 1 (0.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.38%) PKI
2 26 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.83%) SecurID
4 12 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.37%) DataPower
7 3 (0.82%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.82%) Physics
7 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.55%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.55%) Clustering
8 2 (0.55%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.55%) Life Science
9 1 (0.27%) Open Source
9 1 (0.27%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.27%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.27%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.21%) Windows
2 58 (15.85%) Linux
3 36 (9.84%) UNIX
4 14 (3.83%) Solaris
5 9 (2.46%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.64%) AIX
6 6 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.64%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.37%) SUSE
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.27%) CentOS
10 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (13.11%) ITIL
2 38 (10.38%) Information Security
3 32 (8.74%) SIEM
4 25 (6.83%) Kalman Filter
5 20 (5.46%) Incident Management
6 18 (4.92%) Cyber Security
7 17 (4.64%) Load Balancing
8 15 (4.10%) Service Management
8 15 (4.10%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (3.83%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (3.83%) Security Architecture
10 13 (3.55%) Demand Forecasting
10 13 (3.55%) Network Design
11 12 (3.28%) eTOM
11 12 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (3.01%) Network Management
12 11 (3.01%) Change Management
12 11 (3.01%) Migration
13 10 (2.73%) Network Monitoring
14 9 (2.46%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.46%) SQL
2 10 (2.73%) Java
3 7 (1.91%) Python
4 6 (1.64%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.64%) Perl
4 6 (1.64%) C
5 5 (1.37%) PHP
6 4 (1.09%) C++
6 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 100 (27.32%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (25.68%) Security Cleared
3 74 (20.22%) CCNP
4 61 (16.67%) CISSP
5 53 (14.48%) SC Cleared
6 45 (12.30%) CCNA
7 25 (6.83%) DV Cleared
8 24 (6.56%) CCSA
9 22 (6.01%) CCSE
10 20 (5.46%) Degree
11 16 (4.37%) CCIE
12 15 (4.10%) CISM
13 14 (3.83%) CCSP
14 7 (1.91%) CEH
15 6 (1.64%) JNCIA
15 6 (1.64%) VCP4
16 4 (1.09%) CRISC
17 3 (0.82%) ISACA
17 3 (0.82%) HNC
17 3 (0.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.10%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.91%) SLA
3 7 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.09%) QA
5 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 24 (6.56%) ProxySG
2 21 (5.74%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.28%) Snort
5 10 (2.73%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.73%) XenApp
6 9 (2.46%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.64%) vSphere
8 5 (1.37%) FreeRADIUS
8 5 (1.37%) Firmware
9 2 (0.55%) Nmap
9 2 (0.55%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.27%) UAG
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.27%) XenServer
10 1 (0.27%) Xen
10 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (6.28%) FortiGate
2 7 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.91%) Puppet
3 6 (1.64%) Nessus
3 6 (1.64%) OpenView
3 6 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.37%) Netcool
4 5 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.82%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.55%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.27%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 192 (52.46%) Cisco
2 146 (39.89%) CheckPoint
3 104 (28.42%) F5
4 99 (27.05%) Juniper
5 58 (15.85%) Microsoft
6 54 (14.75%) Blue Coat
7 50 (13.66%) VMware
8 38 (10.38%) Citrix
9 30 (8.20%) Fortinet
10 22 (6.01%) HP
11 17 (4.64%) Sourcefire
12 16 (4.37%) McAfee
12 16 (4.37%) CA
12 16 (4.37%) SolarWinds
13 14 (3.83%) Symantec
13 14 (3.83%) Tufin
13 14 (3.83%) Splunk
14 12 (3.28%) IBM
14 12 (3.28%) AlgoSec
15 11 (3.01%) Dell
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