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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
UK / England
Rank 375 426 383
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 203 181 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 94 106
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £28.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.38% +76.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +76.36%

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
39357 43443 43764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.89% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25811 28092 27916
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1597 1753
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 January 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 +18 83 £475 - 40
South East +33 69 £425 - 19
North West +33 18 £338 -32.50% 6
South West +4 10 £410 +10.81% 6
West Midlands -3 10 £375 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire +5 7 £401 +43.03% 1
East of England -1 2 £175 -53.33% 3
North East - 1 £350 -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 250 (51.65%) Firewall
2 228 (47.11%) Network Security
3 203 (41.94%) Cisco
4 153 (31.61%) CheckPoint
5 123 (25.41%) Cisco Certification
6 111 (22.93%) Cisco ASA
7 105 (21.69%) Juniper
8 84 (17.36%) LAN
9 83 (17.15%) Linux
10 79 (16.32%) Security Cleared
11 78 (16.12%) Windows
12 77 (15.91%) WAN
13 76 (15.70%) Palo Alto
14 71 (14.67%) CCNP
15 70 (14.46%) Finance
16 67 (13.84%) SC Cleared
17 65 (13.43%) F5
17 65 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
18 61 (12.60%) Information Security
19 58 (11.98%) Data Centre
20 57 (11.78%) SIEM
21 55 (11.36%) VPN
22 54 (11.16%) Cybersecurity
23 52 (10.74%) CCNA
24 48 (9.92%) Penetration Testing
25 46 (9.50%) Active Directory
26 45 (9.30%) SSL
26 45 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
27 42 (8.68%) Fortinet
27 42 (8.68%) Python

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 19 (3.93%) nginx
2 5 (1.03%) Apache
2 5 (1.03%) Confluence
3 4 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.21%) Hubot
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.62%) MS Office
4 2 (0.41%) HipChat
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.69%) AWS CloudTrail
4 5 (1.03%) IaaS
4 5 (1.03%) Office 365
5 4 (0.83%) PaaS
5 4 (0.83%) SaaS
6 2 (0.41%) GitHub
6 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) G Suite
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.21%) Trello
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 250 (51.65%) Firewall
2 228 (47.11%) Network Security
3 111 (22.93%) Cisco ASA
4 84 (17.36%) LAN
5 77 (15.91%) WAN
6 55 (11.36%) VPN
7 45 (9.30%) SSL
8 41 (8.47%) TCP/IP
9 40 (8.26%) DNS
10 38 (7.85%) Wireless
11 35 (7.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 35 (7.23%) OSPF
12 27 (5.58%) BGP
13 26 (5.37%) Cisco Nexus
14 25 (5.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 24 (4.96%) DHCP
16 23 (4.75%) NetScaler
17 20 (4.13%) MPLS
18 17 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 17 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (2.07%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.65%) Big Data
4 7 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.24%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.83%) MySQL
7 3 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.21%) ActiveReports
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.21%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (5.58%) Jenkins
2 18 (3.72%) Travis CI
3 15 (3.10%) CircleCI
4 8 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.45%) JIRA
6 3 (0.62%) Maven
7 2 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.41%) GitLab
7 2 (0.41%) MSI
7 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
General
1 70 (14.46%) Finance
2 35 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.72%) Banking
4 15 (3.10%) Retail
5 9 (1.86%) Legal
6 5 (1.03%) Advertising
7 4 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.62%) Law
9 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.82%) Web Services
2 20 (4.13%) REST
3 11 (2.27%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.24%) J2EE
5 5 (1.03%) .NET
5 5 (1.03%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.83%) Node.js
7 3 (0.62%) Swing
7 3 (0.62%) SWT
8 2 (0.41%) RESTful
8 2 (0.41%) SAML
9 1 (0.21%) HTML
9 1 (0.21%) OpenID
9 1 (0.21%) SOAP
9 1 (0.21%) Spring
9 1 (0.21%) Spring MVC
9 1 (0.21%) Spring Security
9 1 (0.21%) Velocity
9 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.98%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.51%) Public Cloud
5 16 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (3.31%) PKI
6 13 (2.69%) Cryptography
7 12 (2.48%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (1.86%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.45%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.03%) NHS
11 5 (1.03%) RSA SecurID
12 4 (0.83%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.62%) CESG
13 3 (0.62%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.41%) Physics
14 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
14 2 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (17.15%) Linux
2 78 (16.12%) Windows
3 31 (6.40%) Unix
4 23 (4.75%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.86%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.65%) zOS
8 6 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.83%) Android
10 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.62%) Solaris
12 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
13 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (12.60%) Information Security
3 57 (11.78%) SIEM
4 54 (11.16%) Cybersecurity
5 48 (9.92%) Penetration Testing
6 38 (7.85%) Load Balancing
7 36 (7.44%) Security Operations
8 34 (7.02%) Open Source
9 32 (6.61%) ITIL
10 28 (5.79%) Change Management
10 28 (5.79%) Kalman Filter
11 25 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (4.96%) Fuzz Testing
13 22 (4.55%) OWASP
14 19 (3.93%) Security Monitoring
14 19 (3.93%) Security Testing
14 19 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (3.93%) Static Code Analysis
15 18 (3.72%) DevOps
15 18 (3.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (8.68%) Python
2 33 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.34%) Java
3 21 (4.34%) PHP
3 21 (4.34%) Ruby
4 17 (3.51%) SQL
5 16 (3.31%) Shell Script
6 15 (3.10%) Perl
7 10 (2.07%) C
8 8 (1.65%) C++
9 6 (1.24%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.24%) C#
9 6 (1.24%) VBScript
10 3 (0.62%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.62%) Scala
11 2 (0.41%) Go
12 1 (0.21%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 123 (25.41%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (16.32%) Security Cleared
3 71 (14.67%) CCNP
4 67 (13.84%) SC Cleared
5 52 (10.74%) CCNA
6 32 (6.61%) CISSP
7 29 (5.99%) CCSA
8 28 (5.79%) CCIE
9 27 (5.58%) Degree
10 25 (5.17%) CCSP
11 23 (4.75%) CCSE
12 14 (2.89%) CHECK Team Member
12 14 (2.89%) JNCIS
13 13 (2.69%) JNCIP
14 8 (1.65%) CCVP
14 8 (1.65%) JNCIA
15 7 (1.45%) CISM
16 5 (1.03%) Check Point Certification
16 5 (1.03%) CREST Certified
16 5 (1.03%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.47%) PCI DSS
2 33 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (3.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.86%) HIPAA
5 8 (1.65%) QA
5 8 (1.65%) SLA
6 6 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (1.24%) RMADS
7 4 (0.83%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.41%) COBIT
8 2 (0.41%) GPG13
8 2 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.41%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.41%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.21%) ISO27005
System Software
1 46 (9.50%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.03%) Docker
5 5 (1.03%) Snort
6 3 (0.62%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.62%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.62%) vSphere
7 2 (0.41%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.41%) XenServer
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) Gluster
8 1 (0.21%) NFS
8 1 (0.21%) Samba
8 1 (0.21%) Squid
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (4.96%) Puppet
2 22 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (3.72%) FortiGate
4 11 (2.27%) Ansible
5 9 (1.86%) ArcSight ESM
6 7 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.24%) Nagios
7 6 (1.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (1.24%) SCCM
8 5 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (1.03%) Nessus
9 4 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.62%) OSSEC
11 2 (0.41%) Cacti
11 2 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.41%) Control-M
11 2 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.41%) yum
Vendors
1 203 (41.94%) Cisco
2 153 (31.61%) CheckPoint
3 105 (21.69%) Juniper
4 76 (15.70%) Palo Alto
5 65 (13.43%) F5
6 42 (8.68%) Fortinet
7 39 (8.06%) Microsoft
8 36 (7.44%) Blue Coat
9 26 (5.37%) Brocade
9 26 (5.37%) VMware
10 25 (5.17%) Citrix
10 25 (5.17%) Intel Security
11 20 (4.13%) HP
11 20 (4.13%) Splunk
12 16 (3.31%) ArcSight
12 16 (3.31%) Riverbed
12 16 (3.31%) Sourcefire
13 15 (3.10%) Oracle
14 14 (2.89%) FireEye
15 13 (2.69%) TippingPoint
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