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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 367 342 462
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +120
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 232 222 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.50% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 110 47
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£400 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £345
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +23.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.18 £17.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £38.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+39.68% -60.62%
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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
London -10 95 £425 +6.25% 21
South East -20 67 £400 -5.88% 15
West Midlands +13 19 £425 +21.42%
South West -9 13 £450 - 2
North West -18 12 £336 +13.21% 2
East of England -1 10 £300 -4.00% 7
East Midlands -3 7 £350 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire -18 3 - - 1
North East -20 2 - -
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Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 214 (49.54%) Firewall
2 199 (46.06%) Cisco
3 171 (39.58%) Network Security
4 167 (38.66%) CheckPoint
5 106 (24.54%) Cisco Certification
6 105 (24.31%) Windows
7 103 (23.84%) Security Cleared
8 101 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
9 97 (22.45%) Juniper
10 86 (19.91%) F5
11 78 (18.06%) VPN
12 77 (17.82%) CCNP
13 74 (17.13%) Linux
14 57 (13.19%) SC Cleared
15 53 (12.27%) LAN
15 53 (12.27%) Finance
16 51 (11.81%) VMware
16 51 (11.81%) WAN
16 51 (11.81%) CISSP
17 50 (11.57%) SIEM
18 49 (11.34%) OSPF
19 48 (11.11%) Information Security
20 46 (10.65%) Blue Coat
21 43 (9.95%) CCNA
21 43 (9.95%) TCP/IP
22 42 (9.72%) BGP
23 41 (9.49%) Microsoft
23 41 (9.49%) UNIX
24 40 (9.26%) DNS
24 40 (9.26%) PKI

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (4.63%) Apache
2 8 (1.85%) IIS
3 7 (1.62%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.39%) JBoss
5 5 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.93%) Lync
7 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.62%) SaaS
2 5 (1.16%) PaaS
2 5 (1.16%) IaaS
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 214 (49.54%) Firewall
2 171 (39.58%) Network Security
3 101 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
4 78 (18.06%) VPN
5 53 (12.27%) LAN
6 51 (11.81%) WAN
7 49 (11.34%) OSPF
8 43 (9.95%) TCP/IP
9 42 (9.72%) BGP
10 40 (9.26%) DNS
11 39 (9.03%) Wireless
12 35 (8.10%) SSL
13 33 (7.64%) Intrusion Detection
14 30 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (6.02%) HSRP
16 25 (5.79%) VRRP
17 22 (5.09%) MPLS
18 20 (4.63%) Cisco IOS
19 19 (4.40%) DHCP
20 18 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.62%) MySQL
3 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.23%) DB2
4 1 (0.23%) EDMS
4 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.23%) Subversion
2 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 53 (12.27%) Finance
2 19 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.17%) Banking
4 5 (1.16%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.16%) Spanish Language
4 5 (1.16%) Publishing
5 4 (0.93%) Retail
6 3 (0.69%) Back Office
7 2 (0.46%) Legal
7 2 (0.46%) Advertising
7 2 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.55%) Web Services
2 9 (2.08%) SAML
3 8 (1.85%) OAuth
4 3 (0.69%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.69%) LAMP
5 2 (0.46%) Middleware
6 1 (0.23%) .NET
6 1 (0.23%) CSS
6 1 (0.23%) JSP
6 1 (0.23%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.26%) PKI
2 25 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.70%) Clustering
6 7 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.39%) DataPower
8 5 (1.16%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.93%) BYOD
10 3 (0.69%) SecurID
11 2 (0.46%) Life Science
11 2 (0.46%) NHS
12 1 (0.23%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.23%) GIS
12 1 (0.23%) Replication
12 1 (0.23%) e-Health
12 1 (0.23%) IVR
12 1 (0.23%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 105 (24.31%) Windows
2 74 (17.13%) Linux
3 41 (9.49%) UNIX
4 13 (3.01%) Solaris
5 11 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.16%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (11.57%) SIEM
2 48 (11.11%) Information Security
3 36 (8.33%) ITIL
4 35 (8.10%) Kalman Filter
5 29 (6.71%) Cyber Security
6 27 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 19 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (3.94%) Security Architecture
8 17 (3.94%) Security Management
9 16 (3.70%) Load Balancing
10 13 (3.01%) Network Design
10 13 (3.01%) Change Management
11 12 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (2.31%) Change Control
13 9 (2.08%) Protective Monitoring
13 9 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (2.08%) Information Security Management
14 8 (1.85%) Vulnerability Management
14 8 (1.85%) Analytics
15 7 (1.62%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.32%) SQL
2 20 (4.63%) Java
3 19 (4.40%) Perl
4 11 (2.55%) Python
5 9 (2.08%) C
5 9 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.08%) C++
6 7 (1.62%) PHP
7 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.93%) Ruby
9 2 (0.46%) C#
10 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.23%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.23%) Tcl
10 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 106 (24.54%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (23.84%) Security Cleared
3 77 (17.82%) CCNP
4 57 (13.19%) SC Cleared
5 51 (11.81%) CISSP
6 43 (9.95%) CCNA
7 25 (5.79%) CCSE
8 20 (4.63%) CCSA
8 20 (4.63%) CCIE
9 15 (3.47%) CISM
10 13 (3.01%) DV Cleared
11 11 (2.55%) Degree
12 5 (1.16%) JNCIA
12 5 (1.16%) CCSP
12 5 (1.16%) CCDP
13 4 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.93%) CEH
14 3 (0.69%) ACSA
14 3 (0.69%) CISMP
14 3 (0.69%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.94%) PCI DSS
2 15 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.78%) QA
4 10 (2.31%) SLA
5 5 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 35 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (7.64%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.24%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.24%) XenApp
4 13 (3.01%) Snort
5 10 (2.31%) ProxySG
6 8 (1.85%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.39%) vSphere
8 4 (0.93%) XenServer
8 4 (0.93%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.69%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.46%) UAG
10 2 (0.46%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.23%) pfSense
11 1 (0.23%) Squid
11 1 (0.23%) Firmware
11 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (4.63%) FortiGate
2 11 (2.55%) OpenView
2 11 (2.55%) CiscoWorks
2 11 (2.55%) AirWatch
3 8 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (1.85%) Nessus
4 7 (1.62%) CA Single Sign-On
4 7 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.16%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (0.93%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (0.93%) Nmap
7 3 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.46%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.23%) SCCM
9 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 199 (46.06%) Cisco
2 167 (38.66%) CheckPoint
3 97 (22.45%) Juniper
4 86 (19.91%) F5
5 51 (11.81%) VMware
6 46 (10.65%) Blue Coat
7 41 (9.49%) Microsoft
8 34 (7.87%) Citrix
9 31 (7.18%) McAfee
10 30 (6.94%) SolarWinds
11 29 (6.71%) HP
12 22 (5.09%) Websense
12 22 (5.09%) Sourcefire
13 20 (4.63%) Fortinet
14 16 (3.70%) Aruba
15 13 (3.01%) Symantec
15 13 (3.01%) CA
15 13 (3.01%) LogRhythm
16 12 (2.78%) Sophos
16 12 (2.78%) ArcSight
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