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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 353 417 380
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 291 230 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.47% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 132 119
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 2
Median hourly rate - £21.55 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £21.55 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+87.93% -64.08%
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
47210 49030 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31067 31698 28896
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1405 1831 1932
Median hourly rate £17.10 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.01% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +54 152 £500 +11.11% 33
South East +23 81 £400 +3.22% 14
South West +5 16 £363 -19.44% 1
Yorkshire +12 14 £375 - 5
North East -31 9 £170 -
East of England +18 7 £330 +17.33% 5
North West -10 5 £350 -12.50% 7
West Midlands -30 4 £550 +25.71% 2
East Midlands -7 2 £302 -7.00%
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 282 (52.03%) Firewall
2 239 (44.10%) Network Security
3 226 (41.70%) Cisco
4 164 (30.26%) CheckPoint
5 151 (27.86%) Cisco Certification
6 144 (26.57%) Cisco ASA
7 128 (23.62%) Windows
8 127 (23.43%) Linux
9 125 (23.06%) CCNP
10 93 (17.16%) Security Cleared
11 87 (16.05%) VPN
11 87 (16.05%) Juniper
12 82 (15.13%) WAN
13 78 (14.39%) F5
14 76 (14.02%) SC Cleared
15 74 (13.65%) LAN
15 74 (13.65%) Wireless
16 73 (13.47%) Palo Alto
17 65 (11.99%) CISSP
18 62 (11.44%) Microsoft
19 58 (10.70%) SIEM
20 57 (10.52%) CCNA
21 56 (10.33%) Data Centre
22 55 (10.15%) TCP/IP
23 54 (9.96%) Active Directory
23 54 (9.96%) Finance
24 53 (9.78%) VMware
25 52 (9.59%) Information Security
25 52 (9.59%) CCIE
25 52 (9.59%) Unix

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 (3.32%) Apache
2 11 (2.03%) Confluence
3 6 (1.11%) IIS
4 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.74%) JBoss
5 4 (0.74%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.18%) nginx
8 1 (0.18%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.55%) HipChat
4 2 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.21%) IaaS
3 12 (2.21%) PaaS
4 9 (1.66%) SaaS
5 8 (1.48%) Mimecast
6 6 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.92%) Office 365
8 4 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 282 (52.03%) Firewall
2 239 (44.10%) Network Security
3 144 (26.57%) Cisco ASA
4 87 (16.05%) VPN
5 82 (15.13%) WAN
6 74 (13.65%) LAN
6 74 (13.65%) Wireless
7 55 (10.15%) TCP/IP
8 45 (8.30%) BGP
8 45 (8.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 44 (8.12%) DNS
10 42 (7.75%) OSPF
11 36 (6.64%) Cisco PIX
12 32 (5.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 31 (5.72%) Intrusion Detection
13 31 (5.72%) SSL
14 29 (5.35%) IPsec
15 27 (4.98%) BIG-IP
15 27 (4.98%) DHCP
16 26 (4.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.29%) DB2
3 5 (0.92%) MariaDB
3 5 (0.92%) MongoDB
3 5 (0.92%) MySQL
3 5 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.55%) Big Data
5 3 (0.55%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) HBase
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (1.85%) JIRA
2 7 (1.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.37%) AppScan
6 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.37%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.37%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.18%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.18%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.18%) MSI
7 1 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 54 (9.96%) Finance
2 47 (8.67%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.06%) Retail
4 15 (2.77%) Banking
5 8 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.29%) Legal
7 6 (1.11%) Publishing
8 5 (0.92%) Advertising
8 5 (0.92%) Billing
8 5 (0.92%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.74%) Electronics
9 4 (0.74%) French Language
9 4 (0.74%) German Language
9 4 (0.74%) Marketing
9 4 (0.74%) Military
9 4 (0.74%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.55%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.21%) SAML
2 10 (1.85%) 802.1X
3 8 (1.48%) Web Services
4 7 (1.29%) REST
5 5 (0.92%) J2EE
6 4 (0.74%) boto
6 4 (0.74%) SOAP
7 3 (0.55%) .NET
7 3 (0.55%) Node.js
7 3 (0.55%) Swing
7 3 (0.55%) SWT
7 3 (0.55%) XML
8 2 (0.37%) Middleware
8 2 (0.37%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.37%) RESTful
9 1 (0.18%) HTML
9 1 (0.18%) JSP
9 1 (0.18%) Kafka
9 1 (0.18%) RSS
9 1 (0.18%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.33%) Data Centre
2 33 (6.09%) PKI
3 27 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.32%) Cryptography
4 18 (3.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 18 (3.32%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 5 (0.92%) DataPower
8 5 (0.92%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (0.74%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.55%) BBC
10 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.55%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.55%) EMV
10 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 128 (23.62%) Windows
2 127 (23.43%) Linux
3 52 (9.59%) Unix
4 50 (9.23%) Windows Server
5 24 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.77%) Windows 10
7 15 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (2.03%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.48%) Solaris
9 8 (1.48%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.74%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.74%) VMS
11 3 (0.55%) Android
11 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.55%) zOS
12 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (10.70%) SIEM
2 52 (9.59%) Information Security
3 49 (9.04%) Security Operations
4 40 (7.38%) Cybersecurity
4 40 (7.38%) Open Source
4 40 (7.38%) Penetration Testing
5 34 (6.27%) E-Commerce
5 34 (6.27%) Security Architecture
6 33 (6.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 29 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (5.35%) Identity Management
7 29 (5.35%) Network Design
8 28 (5.17%) Migration
9 26 (4.80%) Security Testing
10 23 (4.24%) High Availability
10 23 (4.24%) Vulnerability Management
11 22 (4.06%) Security Management
12 21 (3.87%) ITIL
12 21 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (3.87%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.98%) Python
2 25 (4.61%) Java
3 19 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 18 (3.32%) PowerShell
5 17 (3.14%) Perl
6 12 (2.21%) C++
6 12 (2.21%) SQL
7 10 (1.85%) C
7 10 (1.85%) VBScript
8 5 (0.92%) Scala
9 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.55%) Ruby
10 2 (0.37%) C#
10 2 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) Go
11 1 (0.18%) JCL
11 1 (0.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 151 (27.86%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (23.06%) CCNP
3 93 (17.16%) Security Cleared
4 76 (14.02%) SC Cleared
5 65 (11.99%) CISSP
6 57 (10.52%) CCNA
7 52 (9.59%) CCIE
8 43 (7.93%) CCSE
9 42 (7.75%) Degree
10 32 (5.90%) CCSA
11 19 (3.51%) CEH
11 19 (3.51%) JNCIS
12 15 (2.77%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (2.77%) Check Point Certification
13 13 (2.40%) CREST Certified
14 12 (2.21%) CISM
14 12 (2.21%) DV Cleared
14 12 (2.21%) MCSE
14 12 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (2.03%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (2.95%) SLA
3 12 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (2.03%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.48%) QA
6 5 (0.92%) COBIT
7 3 (0.55%) FIPS 140-2
7 3 (0.55%) GPG13
7 3 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.18%) GCP
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 54 (9.96%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.87%) vSphere
4 19 (3.51%) ProxySG
5 10 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.29%) Docker
6 7 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.11%) BitLocker
7 6 (1.11%) XenApp
8 5 (0.92%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.74%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.74%) Snort
10 3 (0.55%) UAG
11 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.37%) RACF
11 2 (0.37%) Squid
12 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.18%) NFS
12 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (8.67%) FortiGate
2 15 (2.77%) Nagios
3 13 (2.40%) Cacti
3 13 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.40%) Puppet
3 13 (2.40%) SolarWinds Orion
4 12 (2.21%) SCCM
4 12 (2.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (1.85%) Nessus
5 10 (1.85%) Nmap
5 10 (1.85%) Terraform
6 9 (1.66%) Ansible
7 7 (1.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (1.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (1.11%) SmokePing
9 5 (0.92%) OSSEC
10 4 (0.74%) ArcSight ESM
10 4 (0.74%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.74%) Packer
Vendors
1 226 (41.70%) Cisco
2 164 (30.26%) CheckPoint
3 87 (16.05%) Juniper
4 78 (14.39%) F5
5 73 (13.47%) Palo Alto
6 62 (11.44%) Microsoft
7 53 (9.78%) VMware
8 46 (8.49%) Fortinet
9 35 (6.46%) Blue Coat
10 34 (6.27%) Citrix
11 27 (4.98%) Intel Security
11 27 (4.98%) Oracle
12 25 (4.61%) Symantec
13 21 (3.87%) SolarWinds
14 20 (3.69%) Qualys
15 19 (3.51%) Aruba
16 15 (2.77%) HP
17 14 (2.58%) LogRhythm
17 14 (2.58%) Splunk
18 13 (2.40%) Sourcefire
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