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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 377 360 404
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 254 249 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.52% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 155 100
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £398 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +26.92%
Security Engineer
UK

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
48407 47998 47631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31930 29619 29578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1378 1922 1987
Median hourly rate £17.89 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 118 £450 +24.13% 20
South East -12 73 £450 +13.92% 21
Yorkshire +18 19 £348 -7.33% 4
West Midlands -19 13 £450 +5.88% 1
North West -11 10 £420 +56.27% 3
North East - 8 £235 -
East of England -1 7 £400 +15.94% 3
South West -6 4 £525 +31.25%
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 235 (53.78%) Firewall
2 213 (48.74%) Network Security
3 206 (47.14%) Cisco
4 138 (31.58%) CheckPoint
5 116 (26.54%) Cisco Certification
6 110 (25.17%) Cisco ASA
7 96 (21.97%) F5
8 93 (21.28%) Windows
9 83 (18.99%) Linux
10 82 (18.76%) CCNP
10 82 (18.76%) Security Cleared
11 73 (16.70%) LAN
12 70 (16.02%) Juniper
13 68 (15.56%) WAN
13 68 (15.56%) SC Cleared
14 63 (14.42%) TCP/IP
15 58 (13.27%) VPN
15 58 (13.27%) CCNA
15 58 (13.27%) Finance
16 56 (12.81%) SIEM
17 55 (12.59%) Microsoft
18 54 (12.36%) VMware
19 53 (12.13%) Palo Alto
20 52 (11.90%) Information Security
21 51 (11.67%) Wireless
21 51 (11.67%) Unix
22 50 (11.44%) Active Directory
23 48 (10.98%) CISSP
23 48 (10.98%) Cisco Nexus
24 47 (10.76%) Telecoms

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 21 (4.81%) Apache
2 8 (1.83%) JBoss
3 7 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.14%) IIS
4 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.23%) Confluence
7 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.23%) nginx
7 1 (0.23%) Node.js
7 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.83%) IaaS
3 8 (1.83%) PaaS
3 8 (1.83%) SaaS
4 6 (1.37%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 235 (53.78%) Firewall
2 213 (48.74%) Network Security
3 110 (25.17%) Cisco ASA
4 73 (16.70%) LAN
5 68 (15.56%) WAN
6 63 (14.42%) TCP/IP
7 58 (13.27%) VPN
8 51 (11.67%) Wireless
9 48 (10.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 37 (8.47%) DNS
11 35 (8.01%) SSL
12 34 (7.78%) Intrusion Detection
13 33 (7.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 32 (7.32%) Internet
15 30 (6.86%) BGP
16 29 (6.64%) OSPF
17 28 (6.41%) DHCP
18 27 (6.18%) Cisco PIX
19 26 (5.95%) IPsec
20 24 (5.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.06%) DB2
3 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.23%) Big Data
5 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.23%) MySQL
5 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.69%) JIRA
2 3 (0.69%) Subversion
3 1 (0.23%) AppScan
3 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.23%) JUnit
3 1 (0.23%) Maven
3 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.23%) MSI
3 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 58 (13.27%) Finance
2 47 (10.76%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.66%) Banking
4 13 (2.97%) Retail
5 9 (2.06%) Law
6 6 (1.37%) Legal
7 5 (1.14%) Billing
7 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.14%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.92%) Advertising
8 4 (0.92%) Military
9 3 (0.69%) Back Office
9 3 (0.69%) Electronics
9 3 (0.69%) French Language
9 3 (0.69%) German Language
9 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.69%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.46%) Local Government
10 2 (0.46%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.52%) SAML
2 9 (2.06%) Web Services
3 8 (1.83%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.14%) XML
5 4 (0.92%) Middleware
5 4 (0.92%) SOAP
6 2 (0.46%) JSON
6 2 (0.46%) LAMP
6 2 (0.46%) OpenGL
6 2 (0.46%) Qt
6 2 (0.46%) RESTful
7 1 (0.23%) Java EE
7 1 (0.23%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.23%) REST
7 1 (0.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.78%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.55%) PKI
3 24 (5.49%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 17 (3.89%) Cryptography
6 11 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (2.06%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.06%) DataPower
9 7 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.14%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.92%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.46%) BBC
13 2 (0.46%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.46%) DTV
13 2 (0.46%) Replication
13 2 (0.46%) STB
Operating Systems
1 93 (21.28%) Windows
2 83 (18.99%) Linux
3 51 (11.67%) Unix
4 34 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (6.86%) Windows Server
6 18 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.06%) Windows 10
8 9 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.37%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.92%) AIX
10 4 (0.92%) Solaris
11 3 (0.69%) VMS
12 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.46%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.23%) Android
13 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.23%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (12.81%) SIEM
2 52 (11.90%) Information Security
3 43 (9.84%) Security Operations
4 30 (6.86%) Load Balancing
5 28 (6.41%) Migration
6 27 (6.18%) Identity Management
7 25 (5.72%) ITIL
7 25 (5.72%) Security Architecture
8 22 (5.03%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
10 18 (4.12%) Network Design
11 17 (3.89%) DDoS Mitigation
12 16 (3.66%) Change Management
12 16 (3.66%) Security Management
13 15 (3.43%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (3.20%) Problem Management
15 13 (2.97%) High Availability
15 13 (2.97%) Network Architecture
15 13 (2.97%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.35%) Python
2 17 (3.89%) Java
3 15 (3.43%) Perl
4 12 (2.75%) Shell Script
5 11 (2.52%) C
5 11 (2.52%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.29%) SQL
7 9 (2.06%) C++
8 7 (1.60%) VBScript
9 6 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.23%) C#
11 1 (0.23%) PHP
11 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) Ruby
11 1 (0.23%) Scala
11 1 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 116 (26.54%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (18.76%) CCNP
2 82 (18.76%) Security Cleared
3 68 (15.56%) SC Cleared
4 58 (13.27%) CCNA
5 48 (10.98%) CISSP
6 42 (9.61%) CCSE
7 36 (8.24%) CCIE
8 35 (8.01%) CCSA
9 22 (5.03%) Degree
10 15 (3.43%) JNCIS
11 14 (3.20%) CISM
12 11 (2.52%) Check Point Certification
12 11 (2.52%) JNCIP
12 11 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (2.06%) CEH
13 9 (2.06%) MCSE
14 8 (1.83%) CCDA
14 8 (1.83%) JNCIA
15 7 (1.60%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (3.20%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.60%) COBIT
2 7 (1.60%) FIPS 140-2
3 5 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.92%) QA
5 3 (0.69%) SLA
6 2 (0.46%) GPG13
7 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.23%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (11.44%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.89%) ProxySG
4 14 (3.20%) vSphere
5 8 (1.83%) ISA Server
6 7 (1.60%) Snort
6 7 (1.60%) UAG
7 5 (1.14%) XenApp
8 4 (0.92%) Docker
8 4 (0.92%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.69%) NFS
10 2 (0.46%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.46%) LXC
10 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.46%) RACF
10 2 (0.46%) Samba
11 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (10.30%) FortiGate
2 10 (2.29%) Nessus
2 10 (2.29%) SCCM
3 9 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.06%) Puppet
4 7 (1.60%) Proventia
4 7 (1.60%) QRadar
4 7 (1.60%) WSUS
5 6 (1.37%) Nmap
6 5 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.92%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.92%) Packer
7 4 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.92%) Terraform
8 3 (0.69%) Ansible
8 3 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.46%) yum
10 1 (0.23%) HP NNM
10 1 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 206 (47.14%) Cisco
2 138 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 96 (21.97%) F5
4 70 (16.02%) Juniper
5 55 (12.59%) Microsoft
6 54 (12.36%) VMware
7 53 (12.13%) Palo Alto
8 43 (9.84%) Blue Coat
9 34 (7.78%) Fortinet
10 23 (5.26%) Oracle
11 22 (5.03%) Citrix
11 22 (5.03%) Intel Security
12 19 (4.35%) Symantec
13 17 (3.89%) LogRhythm
14 15 (3.43%) ArcSight
14 15 (3.43%) Splunk
15 12 (2.75%) Aruba
15 12 (2.75%) Forcepoint
15 12 (2.75%) HP
16 11 (2.52%) Red Hat
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