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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 372 380 418
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 244 245 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 151 108
Median daily rate £450 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £688 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.75 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £18.60 £19.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £48.60 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £45.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +178.46%
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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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 +6 118 £488 +2.63% 43
South East +43 64 £420 -1.17% 7
East of England +7 14 £406 +8.33% 1
North West +3 14 £450 +11.45% 6
West Midlands -4 11 £450 +12.50% 5
Yorkshire +11 6 £378 +3.42% 3
South West -5 6 £413 +10.00% 8
North East - 6 £413 -
Midlands +6 2 - -
East Midlands -10 1 £375 -16.66% 2
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 279 (50.54%) Firewall
2 240 (43.48%) Network Security
3 231 (41.85%) Cisco
4 183 (33.15%) CheckPoint
5 138 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 129 (23.37%) Cisco ASA
7 114 (20.65%) Juniper
8 111 (20.11%) Linux
9 98 (17.75%) Security Cleared
10 97 (17.57%) LAN
10 97 (17.57%) CCNP
11 96 (17.39%) Windows
12 89 (16.12%) WAN
13 85 (15.40%) Palo Alto
14 82 (14.86%) SC Cleared
15 75 (13.59%) VPN
15 75 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
16 72 (13.04%) SIEM
17 70 (12.68%) F5
17 70 (12.68%) Data Centre
18 64 (11.59%) Finance
19 62 (11.23%) Wireless
20 61 (11.05%) Cybersecurity
21 60 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
22 59 (10.69%) CCNA
23 58 (10.51%) Information Security
24 52 (9.42%) Open Source
25 49 (8.88%) DNS
26 48 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
27 47 (8.51%) Microsoft

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 18 (3.26%) nginx
2 13 (2.36%) Confluence
3 6 (1.09%) Apache
4 5 (0.91%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.36%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.36%) JBoss
5 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.72%) HipChat
4 3 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.36%) AWS CloudTrail
4 11 (1.99%) IaaS
5 10 (1.81%) PaaS
6 7 (1.27%) SaaS
7 6 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.72%) Office 365
9 2 (0.36%) GitHub
9 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.18%) G Suite
10 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 279 (50.54%) Firewall
2 240 (43.48%) Network Security
3 129 (23.37%) Cisco ASA
4 97 (17.57%) LAN
5 89 (16.12%) WAN
6 75 (13.59%) VPN
7 62 (11.23%) Wireless
8 49 (8.88%) DNS
9 44 (7.97%) SSL
10 43 (7.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 43 (7.79%) TCP/IP
11 40 (7.25%) OSPF
12 34 (6.16%) BGP
13 31 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (5.62%) DHCP
13 31 (5.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 26 (4.71%) BIG-IP
15 25 (4.53%) VoIP
16 24 (4.35%) IPsec
17 22 (3.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.63%) Big Data
3 9 (1.63%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.27%) MySQL
6 6 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.91%) MariaDB
7 5 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.18%) ActiveReports
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.18%) HBase
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (4.71%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.08%) Travis CI
3 15 (2.72%) CircleCI
4 14 (2.54%) JIRA
5 8 (1.45%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.36%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.36%) Maven
9 1 (0.18%) AppScan
9 1 (0.18%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
General
1 64 (11.59%) Finance
2 29 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.44%) Retail
4 17 (3.08%) Banking
5 8 (1.45%) Legal
6 6 (1.09%) Publishing
7 5 (0.91%) Advertising
7 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.54%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.98%) Web Services
2 24 (4.35%) REST
3 15 (2.72%) 802.1X
4 7 (1.27%) .NET
4 7 (1.27%) J2EE
5 6 (1.09%) Regular Expression
6 5 (0.91%) SAML
7 4 (0.72%) boto
7 4 (0.72%) Node.js
7 4 (0.72%) RESTful
8 3 (0.54%) Swing
8 3 (0.54%) SWT
9 2 (0.36%) SOAP
9 2 (0.36%) Spring Security
10 1 (0.18%) Kafka
10 1 (0.18%) OAuth
10 1 (0.18%) OpenID
10 1 (0.18%) Spring
10 1 (0.18%) Spring MVC
10 1 (0.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.71%) PKI
3 25 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.44%) Cryptography
5 19 (3.44%) Security Operations Centre
6 17 (3.08%) Public Cloud
7 16 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (1.45%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.27%) Blockchain
10 7 (1.27%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.91%) NHS
11 5 (0.91%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
13 3 (0.54%) CESG
13 3 (0.54%) EMV
13 3 (0.54%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.36%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 111 (20.11%) Linux
2 96 (17.39%) Windows
3 40 (7.25%) Unix
4 33 (5.98%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.45%) Solaris
7 8 (1.45%) zOS
8 7 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.09%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.72%) Android
11 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.18%) CentOS
12 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (13.04%) SIEM
3 61 (11.05%) Cybersecurity
4 60 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
5 58 (10.51%) Information Security
6 52 (9.42%) Open Source
7 42 (7.61%) Security Operations
8 35 (6.34%) E-Commerce
9 34 (6.16%) OWASP
9 34 (6.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 33 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (5.80%) ITIL
11 32 (5.80%) Load Balancing
12 31 (5.62%) Fuzz Testing
13 29 (5.25%) Security Architecture
14 27 (4.89%) Change Management
14 27 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (4.89%) Static Code Analysis
15 26 (4.71%) Automated Testing
15 26 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (7.97%) Python
2 31 (5.62%) PowerShell
3 29 (5.25%) Java
4 23 (4.17%) PHP
5 22 (3.99%) Ruby
5 22 (3.99%) Shell Script
6 21 (3.80%) SQL
7 18 (3.26%) Perl
8 9 (1.63%) C++
9 8 (1.45%) C
10 7 (1.27%) C#
11 5 (0.91%) Scala
11 5 (0.91%) VBScript
12 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.54%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.36%) Go
14 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 138 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (17.75%) Security Cleared
3 97 (17.57%) CCNP
4 82 (14.86%) SC Cleared
5 59 (10.69%) CCNA
6 38 (6.88%) CISSP
7 36 (6.52%) Degree
8 34 (6.16%) CCIE
8 34 (6.16%) CCSA
9 26 (4.71%) CCSE
10 14 (2.54%) CHECK Team Member
10 14 (2.54%) CREST Certified
11 12 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
12 11 (1.99%) CEH
12 11 (1.99%) JNCIS
13 10 (1.81%) CCSP
13 10 (1.81%) JNCIP
14 9 (1.63%) Check Point Certification
15 8 (1.45%) CCVP
15 8 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.98%) PCI DSS
2 25 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.72%) SLA
4 13 (2.36%) QA
5 11 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.91%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.72%) RMADS
9 2 (0.36%) COBIT
9 2 (0.36%) GPG13
9 2 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.36%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.36%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.18%) GCP
System Software
1 43 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.63%) ProxySG
4 7 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.27%) vSphere
5 6 (1.09%) Docker
5 6 (1.09%) Snort
5 6 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.72%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.36%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.36%) Squid
7 2 (0.36%) XenServer
8 1 (0.18%) etcd
8 1 (0.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.18%) flannel
8 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (4.71%) Puppet
2 25 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.44%) FortiGate
4 16 (2.90%) Ansible
5 15 (2.72%) Nagios
6 12 (2.17%) ArcSight ESM
7 10 (1.81%) Cacti
8 6 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (1.09%) OSSEC
8 6 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (1.09%) Terraform
9 5 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.91%) SmokePing
9 5 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.72%) Nessus
10 4 (0.72%) TrustSec
11 3 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 231 (41.85%) Cisco
2 183 (33.15%) CheckPoint
3 114 (20.65%) Juniper
4 85 (15.40%) Palo Alto
5 70 (12.68%) F5
6 47 (8.51%) Microsoft
7 45 (8.15%) Fortinet
8 33 (5.98%) Blue Coat
9 28 (5.07%) Citrix
9 28 (5.07%) Intel Security
10 25 (4.53%) VMware
11 23 (4.17%) Oracle
12 21 (3.80%) HP
13 20 (3.62%) ArcSight
13 20 (3.62%) Sourcefire
13 20 (3.62%) Splunk
14 19 (3.44%) Brocade
14 19 (3.44%) Riverbed
15 17 (3.08%) SolarWinds
16 14 (2.54%) Qualys
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