The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
UK / England
Rank 358 413 403
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 220 200 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 100 110
Median daily rate £438 £449 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +27.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £288 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £523 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
39191 45477 45277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.67% 95.08% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25743 29635 28205
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1518 1789
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 1 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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 +26 92 £475 +5.43% 30
South East +2 66 £425 -5.55% 12
North West +50 29 £425 +1.19% 4
South West +5 12 £390 -10.85% 2
Yorkshire +15 8 £425 +39.34% 1
West Midlands +8 7 £375 -16.66% 4
East of England -8 3 £175 -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 Security Engineer in the job title.

1 244 (52.47%) Firewall
2 226 (48.60%) Network Security
3 187 (40.22%) Cisco
4 129 (27.74%) CheckPoint
5 108 (23.23%) Cisco Certification
5 108 (23.23%) Juniper
6 100 (21.51%) Cisco ASA
7 83 (17.85%) Palo Alto
8 77 (16.56%) Windows
9 75 (16.13%) Finance
9 75 (16.13%) Security Cleared
10 72 (15.48%) Information Security
11 71 (15.27%) Linux
12 70 (15.05%) F5
13 66 (14.19%) SC Cleared
14 60 (12.90%) CCNP
15 59 (12.69%) WAN
16 58 (12.47%) LAN
17 57 (12.26%) Data Centre
18 56 (12.04%) Cybersecurity
19 51 (10.97%) VPN
20 50 (10.75%) SIEM
21 44 (9.46%) Intrusion Detection
21 44 (9.46%) Active Directory
22 42 (9.03%) Fortinet
23 41 (8.82%) PCI DSS
23 41 (8.82%) TCP/IP
23 41 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
24 40 (8.60%) Blue Coat
25 39 (8.39%) Wireless

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 6 (1.29%) OpenStack
2 4 (0.86%) Apache
2 4 (0.86%) nginx
3 3 (0.65%) Hubot
3 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.22%) Mule
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.65%) MS Office
2 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) HipChat
3 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.58%) AWS CloudTrail
4 7 (1.51%) IaaS
4 7 (1.51%) PaaS
5 5 (1.08%) Office 365
6 4 (0.86%) SaaS
7 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.43%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.43%) GitHub
8 2 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 244 (52.47%) Firewall
2 226 (48.60%) Network Security
3 100 (21.51%) Cisco ASA
4 59 (12.69%) WAN
5 58 (12.47%) LAN
6 51 (10.97%) VPN
7 44 (9.46%) Intrusion Detection
8 41 (8.82%) TCP/IP
9 39 (8.39%) DNS
9 39 (8.39%) Wireless
10 38 (8.17%) SSL
11 28 (6.02%) OSPF
12 27 (5.81%) BGP
12 27 (5.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 25 (5.38%) NetScaler
14 24 (5.16%) DHCP
14 24 (5.16%) MPLS
15 23 (4.95%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (4.09%) BIG-IP
17 17 (3.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.72%) Blockchain
3 4 (0.86%) Big Data
3 4 (0.86%) MySQL
4 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.22%) ActiveReports
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.58%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.72%) Maven
4 4 (0.86%) GitLab
4 4 (0.86%) JIRA
4 4 (0.86%) MSI
5 3 (0.65%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.43%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 75 (16.13%) Finance
2 36 (7.74%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.38%) Banking
4 15 (3.23%) Retail
5 10 (2.15%) Legal
6 6 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.86%) Law
8 3 (0.65%) Advertising
8 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.65%) Electronics
8 3 (0.65%) Marketing
8 3 (0.65%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.66%) Web Services
2 15 (3.23%) REST
3 11 (2.37%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.86%) Node.js
5 2 (0.43%) RESTful
5 2 (0.43%) SOAP
5 2 (0.43%) Velocity
6 1 (0.22%) .NET
6 1 (0.22%) HTML
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.22%) J2EE
6 1 (0.22%) Middleware
6 1 (0.22%) OpenID
6 1 (0.22%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.22%) SAML
6 1 (0.22%) Spring
6 1 (0.22%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.22%) Spring Security
6 1 (0.22%) XML
6 1 (0.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.26%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.44%) Public Cloud
5 15 (3.23%) PKI
6 13 (2.80%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.51%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.29%) YubiKey
11 4 (0.86%) CESG
11 4 (0.86%) RSA SecurID
11 4 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (0.86%) Wiki
12 3 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.43%) Cyber Attack
13 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.56%) Windows
2 71 (15.27%) Linux
3 26 (5.59%) Unix
4 21 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.37%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.94%) zOS
8 6 (1.29%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.65%) Android
9 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.43%) CentOS
10 2 (0.43%) MVS
11 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.22%) Solaris
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (15.48%) Information Security
2 56 (12.04%) Cybersecurity
3 50 (10.75%) SIEM
4 41 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (8.17%) ITIL
6 37 (7.96%) Load Balancing
6 37 (7.96%) Security Operations
7 35 (7.53%) Kalman Filter
8 29 (6.24%) Change Management
9 26 (5.59%) Penetration Testing
10 24 (5.16%) DevOps
11 21 (4.52%) Migration
12 20 (4.30%) Service Management
12 20 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (4.30%) Web Filtering
13 18 (3.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 17 (3.66%) Project Management
14 17 (3.66%) Vulnerability Management
15 16 (3.44%) Incident Management
15 16 (3.44%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.88%) PowerShell
2 27 (5.81%) Python
3 16 (3.44%) SQL
4 15 (3.23%) Java
5 13 (2.80%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.37%) Ruby
7 10 (2.15%) C
8 8 (1.72%) C++
9 7 (1.51%) C#
10 6 (1.29%) Perl
10 6 (1.29%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.29%) VBScript
11 4 (0.86%) Go
12 3 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.43%) PHP
14 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 108 (23.23%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (16.13%) Security Cleared
3 66 (14.19%) SC Cleared
4 60 (12.90%) CCNP
5 39 (8.39%) CISSP
6 37 (7.96%) CCNA
7 30 (6.45%) CCIE
8 29 (6.24%) CCSP
9 28 (6.02%) Degree
10 20 (4.30%) CCSE
11 14 (3.01%) CCSA
12 12 (2.58%) JNCIS
13 11 (2.37%) JNCIP
14 9 (1.94%) CISM
15 8 (1.72%) JNCIA
16 6 (1.29%) CCMSE
17 5 (1.08%) GIAC
18 4 (0.86%) CISA
18 4 (0.86%) SANS
19 3 (0.65%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 33 (7.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (4.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.15%) HIPAA
5 5 (1.08%) RMADS
5 5 (1.08%) SLA
6 4 (0.86%) QA
7 3 (0.65%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.43%) COBIT
8 2 (0.43%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.43%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.22%) GPG13
9 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.22%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.72%) Docker
4 7 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.29%) ProxySG
5 6 (1.29%) Snort
5 6 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.65%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.65%) Firmware
7 2 (0.43%) XenServer
8 1 (0.22%) Gluster
8 1 (0.22%) NFS
8 1 (0.22%) Samba
8 1 (0.22%) Squid
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.22%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (6.67%) Puppet
2 23 (4.95%) FortiGate
2 23 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.58%) Ansible
4 9 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (1.94%) Nagios
5 7 (1.51%) SCCM
6 5 (1.08%) Stealthwatch
7 4 (0.86%) ArcSight ESM
7 4 (0.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (0.86%) Nessus
7 4 (0.86%) SCOM
7 4 (0.86%) Terraform
7 4 (0.86%) yum
8 3 (0.65%) Consul
8 3 (0.65%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.43%) EnCase
9 2 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.43%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 187 (40.22%) Cisco
2 129 (27.74%) CheckPoint
3 108 (23.23%) Juniper
4 83 (17.85%) Palo Alto
5 70 (15.05%) F5
6 42 (9.03%) Fortinet
7 40 (8.60%) Blue Coat
8 34 (7.31%) Microsoft
9 27 (5.81%) Citrix
10 24 (5.16%) Brocade
10 24 (5.16%) Splunk
10 24 (5.16%) VMware
11 22 (4.73%) Intel Security
12 21 (4.52%) Sourcefire
13 18 (3.87%) FireEye
14 16 (3.44%) HP
15 13 (2.80%) ArcSight
15 13 (2.80%) Riverbed
16 12 (2.58%) Oracle
17 11 (2.37%) Symantec
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