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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 385 365 461
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +96
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 219 229 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.46% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.49% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 114 47
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£408 £399 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.19% +6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.03 - £24.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.45 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 - £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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -6 86 £475 +21.79% 37
South East -8 66 £350 -17.64% 11
South West -2 21 £450 - 3
North West -27 16 £363 -15.52% 6
East Midlands -7 11 £350 - 3
West Midlands +2 7 £425 +21.42% 1
East of England -10 5 £431 +39.11%
North East -24 2 £100 -29.69%
Midlands +1 1 £500 -
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Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 224 (48.70%) Firewall
2 203 (44.13%) Cisco
3 185 (40.22%) Network Security
4 178 (38.70%) CheckPoint
5 126 (27.39%) Cisco Certification
6 107 (23.26%) Security Cleared
7 96 (20.87%) Cisco ASA
8 94 (20.43%) CCNP
9 89 (19.35%) Windows
10 87 (18.91%) Juniper
11 86 (18.70%) F5
12 66 (14.35%) Linux
12 66 (14.35%) Finance
13 64 (13.91%) VPN
14 63 (13.70%) SC Cleared
15 60 (13.04%) Information Security
16 57 (12.39%) LAN
17 56 (12.17%) CISSP
18 55 (11.96%) WAN
19 51 (11.09%) TCP/IP
19 51 (11.09%) CCNA
20 50 (10.87%) OSPF
20 50 (10.87%) SIEM
21 49 (10.65%) VMware
22 45 (9.78%) Blue Coat
23 43 (9.35%) BGP
24 40 (8.70%) DNS
25 39 (8.48%) UNIX
25 39 (8.48%) ITIL
26 36 (7.83%) SSL

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (3.26%) Apache
2 8 (1.74%) IIS
3 6 (1.30%) MQSeries
4 5 (1.09%) CICS
5 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.65%) JBoss
6 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.65%) Lync
7 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.22%) Confluence
7 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.96%) MS Office
3 6 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) assyst
1 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.74%) SaaS
2 7 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.09%) IaaS
3 5 (1.09%) PaaS
3 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 224 (48.70%) Firewall
2 185 (40.22%) Network Security
3 96 (20.87%) Cisco ASA
4 64 (13.91%) VPN
5 57 (12.39%) LAN
6 55 (11.96%) WAN
7 51 (11.09%) TCP/IP
8 50 (10.87%) OSPF
9 43 (9.35%) BGP
10 40 (8.70%) DNS
11 36 (7.83%) SSL
12 35 (7.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 33 (7.17%) Intrusion Detection
14 30 (6.52%) Wireless
15 24 (5.22%) VRRP
15 24 (5.22%) HSRP
15 24 (5.22%) DHCP
16 23 (5.00%) MPLS
17 19 (4.13%) EIGRP
17 19 (4.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.30%) DB2
3 5 (1.09%) Big Data
4 4 (0.87%) MySQL
5 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.22%) Subversion
3 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 66 (14.35%) Finance
2 21 (4.57%) Banking
3 16 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.30%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.09%) Retail
5 5 (1.09%) Legal
6 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.87%) Back Office
7 3 (0.65%) Publishing
8 2 (0.43%) Billing
8 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.61%) Web Services
1 12 (2.61%) SAML
2 9 (1.96%) OAuth
3 8 (1.74%) Middleware
4 6 (1.30%) ISPF
5 4 (0.87%) JSP
6 3 (0.65%) LAMP
7 2 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.43%) .NET
8 1 (0.22%) CSS
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.22%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.96%) PKI
2 30 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.57%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.13%) Clustering
4 19 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.30%) DataPower
8 5 (1.09%) BYOD
9 4 (0.87%) CESG
10 3 (0.65%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.65%) IVR
10 3 (0.65%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.43%) GIS
11 2 (0.43%) EPoS
11 2 (0.43%) NHS
11 2 (0.43%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.22%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 89 (19.35%) Windows
2 66 (14.35%) Linux
3 39 (8.48%) UNIX
4 15 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.04%) Solaris
6 11 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.74%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.52%) zOS
9 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.30%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.09%) Android
11 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.87%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (13.04%) Information Security
2 50 (10.87%) SIEM
3 39 (8.48%) ITIL
4 29 (6.30%) Cyber Security
5 28 (6.09%) Kalman Filter
6 24 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
7 23 (5.00%) Security Management
7 23 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 23 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 21 (4.57%) Security Architecture
9 17 (3.70%) Analytics
10 16 (3.48%) Change Control
11 13 (2.83%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (2.83%) Network Design
11 13 (2.83%) Information Security Management
12 12 (2.61%) Change Management
12 12 (2.61%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (2.61%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (2.39%) Mentoring
13 11 (2.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.17%) SQL
2 18 (3.91%) Java
3 16 (3.48%) Perl
4 9 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 8 (1.74%) C
5 8 (1.74%) Python
6 7 (1.52%) C++
6 7 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.87%) Ruby
8 3 (0.65%) PHP
9 2 (0.43%) C#
9 2 (0.43%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.22%) REXX
10 1 (0.22%) Tcl
10 1 (0.22%) JCL
10 1 (0.22%) CLIST
10 1 (0.22%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 126 (27.39%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (23.26%) Security Cleared
3 94 (20.43%) CCNP
4 63 (13.70%) SC Cleared
5 56 (12.17%) CISSP
6 51 (11.09%) CCNA
7 30 (6.52%) CCSA
8 27 (5.87%) CCSE
9 24 (5.22%) CISM
10 20 (4.35%) CCIE
11 12 (2.61%) JNCIA
11 12 (2.61%) Degree
12 10 (2.17%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.30%) CCDP
14 6 (1.30%) CCIP
14 6 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
15 5 (1.09%) CISA
15 5 (1.09%) CEH
15 5 (1.09%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.48%) SLA
4 9 (1.96%) QA
5 4 (0.87%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (6.30%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.04%) ProxySG
4 13 (2.83%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.17%) Snort
6 9 (1.96%) XenApp
7 6 (1.30%) vSphere
7 6 (1.30%) RACF
7 6 (1.30%) Time Sharing Option
7 6 (1.30%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.65%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.65%) XenServer
8 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.65%) Squid
9 2 (0.43%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.43%) UAG
9 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.22%) pfSense
10 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (6.09%) FortiGate
2 12 (2.61%) Nessus
3 11 (2.39%) CiscoWorks
3 11 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (2.39%) AirWatch
4 10 (2.17%) OpenView
5 8 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (1.52%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.09%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 5 (1.09%) Nmap
7 5 (1.09%) zSecure
8 4 (0.87%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.43%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.22%) logstash
10 1 (0.22%) Kibana
10 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 203 (44.13%) Cisco
2 178 (38.70%) CheckPoint
3 87 (18.91%) Juniper
4 86 (18.70%) F5
5 49 (10.65%) VMware
6 45 (9.78%) Blue Coat
7 34 (7.39%) HP
8 33 (7.17%) Microsoft
9 29 (6.30%) McAfee
10 25 (5.43%) Fortinet
11 23 (5.00%) SolarWinds
11 23 (5.00%) Citrix
12 22 (4.78%) Sourcefire
13 20 (4.35%) Websense
14 19 (4.13%) TippingPoint
15 18 (3.91%) Symantec
16 17 (3.70%) CA
17 16 (3.48%) IBM
18 14 (3.04%) Nokia
19 13 (2.83%) Aruba
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