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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 357 440 347
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -93
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 230 112 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.23% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.25% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 51 99
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£399 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 15
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.00%
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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
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1956 2521
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +72 106 £375 - 15
South East +26 60 £425 +53.84% 11
East of England -2 18 £310 +3.33% 3
South West -22 13 £450 +5.88% 2
North West -9 12 £430 +8.24% 6
East Midlands - 10 - -
West Midlands -7 6 £388 +46.22% 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 241 (57.11%) Cisco
2 235 (55.69%) Firewall
3 223 (52.84%) Network Security
4 188 (44.55%) CheckPoint
5 141 (33.41%) Juniper
6 128 (30.33%) Cisco Certification
7 112 (26.54%) F5
8 106 (25.12%) Windows
9 97 (22.99%) CCNP
10 80 (18.96%) Security Cleared
10 80 (18.96%) Cisco ASA
11 78 (18.48%) VPN
12 72 (17.06%) Blue Coat
13 70 (16.59%) CISSP
14 68 (16.11%) Cisco Nexus
15 66 (15.64%) Linux
16 65 (15.40%) Finance
17 63 (14.93%) SC Cleared
18 58 (13.74%) LAN
19 57 (13.51%) OSPF
20 56 (13.27%) WAN
21 54 (12.80%) BGP
22 52 (12.32%) Microsoft
23 50 (11.85%) UNIX
24 44 (10.43%) Information Security
25 42 (9.95%) Telecoms
25 42 (9.95%) CCSE
26 39 (9.24%) CCSA
27 38 (9.00%) TCP/IP
28 36 (8.53%) Cisco PIX

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 25 (5.92%) Apache
2 17 (4.03%) IIS
3 5 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.90%) MS Office
3 6 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 235 (55.69%) Firewall
2 223 (52.84%) Network Security
3 80 (18.96%) Cisco ASA
4 78 (18.48%) VPN
5 68 (16.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 58 (13.74%) LAN
7 57 (13.51%) OSPF
8 56 (13.27%) WAN
9 54 (12.80%) BGP
10 38 (9.00%) TCP/IP
11 36 (8.53%) Cisco PIX
11 36 (8.53%) SSL
12 35 (8.29%) Cisco IOS
13 32 (7.58%) Wireless
14 26 (6.16%) Reverse Proxy
15 22 (5.21%) DNS
16 20 (4.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 18 (4.27%) IPsec
17 18 (4.27%) MPLS
17 18 (4.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.79%) MySQL
2 12 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 65 (15.40%) Finance
2 42 (9.95%) Telecoms
3 35 (8.29%) Banking
4 8 (1.90%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.42%) Publishing
6 4 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.71%) Retail
8 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.47%) Law
8 2 (0.47%) Legal
8 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.61%) Web Services
1 11 (2.61%) .NET
2 7 (1.66%) Middleware
3 6 (1.42%) OAuth
3 6 (1.42%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.95%) WAP
5 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.27%) PKI
2 16 (3.79%) Open Source
3 12 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.66%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
5 3 (0.71%) Replication
5 3 (0.71%) GIS
6 2 (0.47%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.47%) CESG
6 2 (0.47%) SecurID
6 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.24%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.24%) SCADA
7 1 (0.24%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.24%) Java Card
7 1 (0.24%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.24%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 106 (25.12%) Windows
2 66 (15.64%) Linux
3 50 (11.85%) UNIX
4 16 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.55%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.66%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.18%) Android
10 4 (0.95%) Solaris
11 2 (0.47%) AIX
11 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) VMS
12 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (10.43%) Information Security
2 34 (8.06%) Security Architecture
3 32 (7.58%) Load Balancing
4 29 (6.87%) ITIL
5 27 (6.40%) SIEM
6 24 (5.69%) Network Management
6 24 (5.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 22 (5.21%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (4.50%) Business Continuity
9 18 (4.27%) Risk Assessment
9 18 (4.27%) Migration
10 17 (4.03%) Business Continuity Planning
10 17 (4.03%) BCP
11 14 (3.32%) Change Control
12 13 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (3.08%) Change Management
13 12 (2.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 12 (2.84%) Network Design
14 11 (2.61%) Network Architecture
15 10 (2.37%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.27%) Ruby
1 18 (4.27%) Bash Shell
2 17 (4.03%) Python
3 14 (3.32%) PHP
4 12 (2.84%) SQL
4 12 (2.84%) C
4 12 (2.84%) Java
5 9 (2.13%) C#
6 7 (1.66%) C++
7 6 (1.42%) Perl
8 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 128 (30.33%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (22.99%) CCNP
3 80 (18.96%) Security Cleared
4 70 (16.59%) CISSP
5 63 (14.93%) SC Cleared
6 42 (9.95%) CCSE
7 39 (9.24%) CCSA
8 34 (8.06%) CCNA
9 22 (5.21%) CCIE
10 20 (4.74%) CISM
11 19 (4.50%) CCSP
12 14 (3.32%) Check Point Certification
12 14 (3.32%) JNCIA
13 11 (2.61%) Degree
13 11 (2.61%) CCDP
13 11 (2.61%) JNCIS
14 9 (2.13%) CISA
15 7 (1.66%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.95%) MCSE
16 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.64%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.42%) SLA
3 6 (1.42%) COBIT
4 5 (1.18%) QA
4 5 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) GPG13
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (6.16%) Snort
2 21 (4.98%) ProxySG
3 20 (4.74%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.66%) Nmap
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.47%) RACF
6 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.24%) UAG
7 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.84%) FortiGate
2 7 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.66%) Puppet
3 6 (1.42%) Nessus
4 4 (0.95%) SCCM
4 4 (0.95%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.47%) Netcool
6 2 (0.47%) OpenView
6 2 (0.47%) WSUS
6 2 (0.47%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.24%) SCOM
7 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 241 (57.11%) Cisco
2 188 (44.55%) CheckPoint
3 141 (33.41%) Juniper
4 112 (26.54%) F5
5 72 (17.06%) Blue Coat
6 52 (12.32%) Microsoft
7 34 (8.06%) McAfee
8 22 (5.21%) Sourcefire
9 20 (4.74%) Websense
10 18 (4.27%) Red Hat
11 16 (3.79%) HP
12 13 (3.08%) VMware
13 12 (2.84%) Fortinet
14 11 (2.61%) Symantec
15 10 (2.37%) Citrix
15 10 (2.37%) Aruba
16 8 (1.90%) Oracle
16 8 (1.90%) ArcSight
16 8 (1.90%) Ruckus Wireless
17 7 (1.66%) Nokia
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
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Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
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Rate: £275 - £300 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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