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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 358 377 477
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +100
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 236 192 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.39% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.42% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 95 29
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £18.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+84.00% -53.12%
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
46747 45310 39113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.35% 92.48% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29016 28316 22943
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1851 1851 2012
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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
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 6 May 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 +15 92 £363 -6.45% 17
South East -6 72 £400 +14.28% 11
West Midlands +8 27 £425 +57.40% 3
North West -11 17 £275 -5.90% 5
East of England +5 11 £345 +12.65% 2
South West +1 8 £590 +31.11% 1
East Midlands -7 7 £363 -9.37% 4
Yorkshire -9 4 - - 1
Security Engineer
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Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 226 (54.33%) Cisco
2 224 (53.85%) Firewall
3 202 (48.56%) Network Security
4 171 (41.11%) CheckPoint
5 116 (27.88%) Cisco Certification
6 108 (25.96%) F5
7 106 (25.48%) Security Cleared
8 105 (25.24%) Cisco ASA
9 101 (24.28%) Juniper
10 92 (22.12%) CCNP
11 90 (21.63%) VPN
12 87 (20.91%) Windows
13 70 (16.83%) OSPF
14 60 (14.42%) Linux
15 59 (14.18%) VMware
16 58 (13.94%) BGP
17 54 (12.98%) SC Cleared
18 53 (12.74%) ITIL
19 51 (12.26%) Microsoft
19 51 (12.26%) CISSP
19 51 (12.26%) Blue Coat
20 50 (12.02%) LAN
21 49 (11.78%) DNS
21 49 (11.78%) SSL
21 49 (11.78%) Finance
22 46 (11.06%) Wireless
23 45 (10.82%) Telecoms
23 45 (10.82%) Information Security
24 43 (10.34%) CCNA
24 43 (10.34%) SIEM

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (4.81%) Apache
2 12 (2.88%) IIS
3 7 (1.68%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.44%) JBoss
5 4 (0.96%) Lync
5 4 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.96%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) RMDS
1 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 224 (53.85%) Firewall
2 202 (48.56%) Network Security
3 105 (25.24%) Cisco ASA
4 90 (21.63%) VPN
5 70 (16.83%) OSPF
6 58 (13.94%) BGP
7 50 (12.02%) LAN
8 49 (11.78%) DNS
8 49 (11.78%) SSL
9 46 (11.06%) Wireless
10 40 (9.62%) WAN
10 40 (9.62%) TCP/IP
11 38 (9.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (7.69%) MPLS
13 28 (6.73%) Internet
14 27 (6.49%) HSRP
14 27 (6.49%) IPsec
15 26 (6.25%) NetScaler
16 24 (5.77%) DHCP
17 22 (5.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.92%) MySQL
3 5 (1.20%) DB2
4 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.24%) EDMS
4 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (1.20%) MSI
1 5 (1.20%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.48%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.24%) JIRA
3 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 49 (11.78%) Finance
2 45 (10.82%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.85%) Banking
4 11 (2.64%) Back Office
5 8 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.20%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.96%) Retail
8 3 (0.72%) Publishing
9 2 (0.48%) Billing
9 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.68%) Regular Expression
2 5 (1.20%) SAML
3 4 (0.96%) Web Services
3 4 (0.96%) OAuth
4 2 (0.48%) WAP
4 2 (0.48%) CSS
4 2 (0.48%) JSON
5 1 (0.24%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.24%) Ajax
5 1 (0.24%) HTML
5 1 (0.24%) .NET
5 1 (0.24%) RESTful
5 1 (0.24%) HTML5
5 1 (0.24%) REST
5 1 (0.24%) Laravel
5 1 (0.24%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.24%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.10%) PKI
2 24 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.13%) SecurID
3 13 (3.13%) Clustering
4 12 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.44%) DataPower
6 6 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.96%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.72%) Physics
10 2 (0.48%) Life Science
10 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.48%) NHS
10 2 (0.48%) Open Source
10 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.24%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.24%) GIS
11 1 (0.24%) e-Health
11 1 (0.24%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 87 (20.91%) Windows
2 60 (14.42%) Linux
3 34 (8.17%) UNIX
4 11 (2.64%) Solaris
5 8 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.68%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.96%) SUSE
8 4 (0.96%) AIX
9 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (12.74%) ITIL
2 45 (10.82%) Information Security
3 43 (10.34%) SIEM
4 32 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 23 (5.53%) Incident Management
6 19 (4.57%) Load Balancing
7 18 (4.33%) Cyber Security
7 18 (4.33%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (4.09%) Network Design
9 16 (3.85%) Security Architecture
10 14 (3.37%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (3.37%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (3.13%) Change Management
12 12 (2.88%) Demand Forecasting
13 11 (2.64%) Service Management
13 11 (2.64%) Migration
13 11 (2.64%) eTOM
13 11 (2.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (2.64%) Change Control
14 10 (2.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.01%) SQL
2 12 (2.88%) Java
3 10 (2.40%) Perl
4 9 (2.16%) Shell Script
5 8 (1.92%) Python
6 7 (1.68%) C
6 7 (1.68%) PHP
7 5 (1.20%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.20%) C++
8 3 (0.72%) C#
9 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.24%) Ruby
10 1 (0.24%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.24%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 116 (27.88%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (25.48%) Security Cleared
3 92 (22.12%) CCNP
4 54 (12.98%) SC Cleared
5 51 (12.26%) CISSP
6 43 (10.34%) CCNA
7 25 (6.01%) DV Cleared
8 23 (5.53%) CCSE
9 22 (5.29%) CCIE
10 21 (5.05%) Degree
11 15 (3.61%) CCSA
12 10 (2.40%) CISM
13 9 (2.16%) CCSP
14 5 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.20%) CEH
15 3 (0.72%) CISMP
15 3 (0.72%) Check Point Certification
15 3 (0.72%) JNCIP
15 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.53%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.44%) QA
4 5 (1.20%) SLA
4 5 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 25 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.13%) Snort
3 13 (3.13%) XenApp
3 13 (3.13%) XenDesktop
4 11 (2.64%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.40%) ProxySG
6 7 (1.68%) vSphere
7 5 (1.20%) Firmware
8 4 (0.96%) XenServer
8 4 (0.96%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (0.72%) UAG
9 3 (0.72%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.48%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.24%) pfSense
11 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (5.05%) FortiGate
2 13 (3.13%) OpenView
2 13 (3.13%) CiscoWorks
3 11 (2.64%) AirWatch
4 10 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.96%) Nessus
6 4 (0.96%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.96%) MIMEsweeper
6 4 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.72%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.48%) Netcool
8 2 (0.48%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.24%) Nmap
Vendors
1 226 (54.33%) Cisco
2 171 (41.11%) CheckPoint
3 108 (25.96%) F5
4 101 (24.28%) Juniper
5 59 (14.18%) VMware
6 51 (12.26%) Blue Coat
6 51 (12.26%) Microsoft
7 36 (8.65%) Citrix
8 34 (8.17%) HP
9 30 (7.21%) SolarWinds
10 27 (6.49%) Fortinet
11 26 (6.25%) McAfee
12 21 (5.05%) Websense
13 20 (4.81%) CA
14 17 (4.09%) Sourcefire
15 16 (3.85%) Aruba
15 16 (3.85%) Symantec
16 15 (3.61%) IBM
16 15 (3.61%) Tufin
17 14 (3.37%) Splunk
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