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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 387 361 456
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +95
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 222 221 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.48% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 110 52
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£420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -50.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.67 £17.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.74 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £35.75
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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 83 £456 +7.35% 32
South East -10 69 £388 -8.82% 10
South West -4 19 £450 -
North West -20 17 £400 -16.23% 2
East Midlands +5 10 £325 -18.75% 1
West Midlands +9 9 £425 -15.00% 1
East of England -10 7 £275 -9.83% 1
North East -25 2 - -
Yorkshire -23 1 - - 6
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 228 (49.67%) Firewall
2 210 (45.75%) Cisco
3 187 (40.74%) Network Security
4 179 (39.00%) CheckPoint
5 121 (26.36%) Cisco Certification
6 105 (22.88%) Juniper
7 103 (22.44%) Security Cleared
8 99 (21.57%) Windows
9 98 (21.35%) Cisco ASA
10 93 (20.26%) F5
11 90 (19.61%) CCNP
12 77 (16.78%) Linux
13 70 (15.25%) VPN
14 62 (13.51%) Finance
15 57 (12.42%) LAN
15 57 (12.42%) SC Cleared
16 56 (12.20%) WAN
17 53 (11.55%) SIEM
18 51 (11.11%) TCP/IP
18 51 (11.11%) OSPF
18 51 (11.11%) Blue Coat
19 49 (10.68%) CCNA
20 47 (10.24%) CISSP
20 47 (10.24%) VMware
21 45 (9.80%) Information Security
21 45 (9.80%) BGP
21 45 (9.80%) UNIX
22 43 (9.37%) DNS
23 42 (9.15%) PKI
24 37 (8.06%) SSL

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (2.61%) Apache
2 6 (1.31%) JBoss
2 6 (1.31%) MQSeries
3 5 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.09%) CICS
4 4 (0.87%) Lync
5 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) assyst
1 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.53%) SaaS
2 5 (1.09%) PaaS
2 5 (1.09%) IaaS
3 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 228 (49.67%) Firewall
2 187 (40.74%) Network Security
3 98 (21.35%) Cisco ASA
4 70 (15.25%) VPN
5 57 (12.42%) LAN
6 56 (12.20%) WAN
7 51 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 51 (11.11%) OSPF
8 45 (9.80%) BGP
9 43 (9.37%) DNS
10 37 (8.06%) SSL
11 34 (7.41%) Wireless
11 34 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
12 33 (7.19%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (5.66%) HSRP
13 26 (5.66%) VRRP
14 23 (5.01%) DHCP
15 22 (4.79%) MPLS
16 20 (4.36%) Cisco IOS
17 18 (3.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.53%) DB2
2 7 (1.53%) MySQL
3 4 (0.87%) Big Data
4 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.22%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.22%) Subversion
2 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 62 (13.51%) Finance
2 21 (4.58%) Banking
3 15 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.09%) Spanish Language
4 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.87%) Legal
6 3 (0.65%) Publishing
6 3 (0.65%) Back Office
6 3 (0.65%) Retail
7 2 (0.44%) Billing
7 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Games
8 1 (0.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.61%) Web Services
2 10 (2.18%) SAML
3 9 (1.96%) OAuth
4 8 (1.74%) Middleware
5 6 (1.31%) ISPF
6 3 (0.65%) LAMP
6 3 (0.65%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.44%) JSP
7 2 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.22%) .NET
8 1 (0.22%) CSS
8 1 (0.22%) REST
8 1 (0.22%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.15%) PKI
2 27 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.70%) Clustering
5 15 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.53%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.31%) DataPower
9 5 (1.09%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.09%) BYOD
10 4 (0.87%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.44%) SecurID
11 2 (0.44%) GIS
11 2 (0.44%) NHS
11 2 (0.44%) IVR
12 1 (0.22%) CESG
12 1 (0.22%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.22%) EPoS
12 1 (0.22%) Statistics
12 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 99 (21.57%) Windows
2 77 (16.78%) Linux
3 45 (9.80%) UNIX
4 14 (3.05%) Solaris
5 13 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.53%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.53%) zOS
7 7 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.31%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.22%) Android
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (11.55%) SIEM
2 45 (9.80%) Information Security
3 37 (8.06%) ITIL
4 32 (6.97%) Kalman Filter
5 29 (6.32%) Cyber Security
6 25 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
6 25 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 21 (4.58%) Load Balancing
7 21 (4.58%) Security Architecture
8 15 (3.27%) Network Design
9 14 (3.05%) Change Management
10 12 (2.61%) Security Management
10 12 (2.61%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (2.61%) Change Control
10 12 (2.61%) Analytics
11 10 (2.18%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (2.18%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (1.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (1.74%) Configuration Management
13 8 (1.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.84%) SQL
2 21 (4.58%) Java
3 19 (4.14%) Perl
4 10 (2.18%) Python
5 8 (1.74%) C
5 8 (1.74%) Shell Script
5 8 (1.74%) C++
6 7 (1.53%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.31%) PHP
8 4 (0.87%) Ruby
9 2 (0.44%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.44%) C#
10 1 (0.22%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.22%) VBScript
10 1 (0.22%) REXX
10 1 (0.22%) Tcl
10 1 (0.22%) JCL
10 1 (0.22%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 121 (26.36%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (22.44%) Security Cleared
3 90 (19.61%) CCNP
4 57 (12.42%) SC Cleared
5 49 (10.68%) CCNA
6 47 (10.24%) CISSP
7 28 (6.10%) CCSA
7 28 (6.10%) CCSE
8 24 (5.23%) CCIE
9 18 (3.92%) CISM
10 12 (2.61%) DV Cleared
11 11 (2.40%) Degree
12 8 (1.74%) JNCIA
12 8 (1.74%) CCSP
13 6 (1.31%) CCDP
14 5 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (1.09%) CCIP
15 4 (0.87%) CCDA
15 4 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.87%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 16 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.40%) SLA
3 11 (2.40%) QA
4 5 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.44%) COBIT
5 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (7.19%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.83%) ProxySG
3 13 (2.83%) Snort
4 12 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.61%) XenApp
5 6 (1.31%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.31%) vSphere
5 6 (1.31%) RACF
5 6 (1.31%) Time Sharing Option
5 6 (1.31%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 4 (0.87%) XenServer
7 3 (0.65%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.65%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.44%) UAG
8 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.22%) pfSense
9 1 (0.22%) Squid
9 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (5.01%) FortiGate
2 11 (2.40%) AirWatch
2 11 (2.40%) OpenView
2 11 (2.40%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (1.96%) Nessus
4 8 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (1.53%) CA Single Sign-On
5 7 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.09%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 5 (1.09%) Nmap
6 5 (1.09%) zSecure
7 4 (0.87%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.65%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.44%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 210 (45.75%) Cisco
2 179 (39.00%) CheckPoint
3 105 (22.88%) Juniper
4 93 (20.26%) F5
5 51 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 47 (10.24%) VMware
7 35 (7.63%) HP
8 33 (7.19%) McAfee
9 32 (6.97%) Microsoft
9 32 (6.97%) SolarWinds
10 26 (5.66%) Citrix
11 23 (5.01%) Sourcefire
12 22 (4.79%) Websense
12 22 (4.79%) Fortinet
13 18 (3.92%) CA
14 16 (3.49%) Aruba
15 15 (3.27%) IBM
16 14 (3.05%) Nokia
16 14 (3.05%) Symantec
17 13 (2.83%) ArcSight
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