The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 104 100 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 17 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.77% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
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£388 £460 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.76% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £460 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £408 £355
% change year-on-year
-4.29% +14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.41%
Security Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1976 1569 1465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.94% 92.73% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 863 730
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 101 179
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -20.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Engineer across the Hampshire region.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer across the Hampshire region.

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Southampton -4 1 £190 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Havant - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (42.86%) Network Security
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco
4 11 (39.29%) Firewall
5 10 (35.71%) Windows
6 9 (32.14%) UNIX
6 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
7 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (21.43%) Juniper
8 6 (21.43%) VMware
8 6 (21.43%) Blue Coat
8 6 (21.43%) HP
8 6 (21.43%) Solaris
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) StarTeam
9 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) CCSA
9 5 (17.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (17.86%) McAfee
9 5 (17.86%) MSI
10 4 (14.29%) Linux
10 4 (14.29%) CCSE
11 3 (10.71%) Python
11 3 (10.71%) CCNP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Network Security
2 11 (39.29%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) FTP
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) StarTeam
1 5 (17.86%) MSI
General
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) Laravel
2 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) RESTful
2 1 (3.57%) Ajax
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) UNIX
3 6 (21.43%) Solaris
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security
3 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) SIEM
4 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.57%) Boundary Protection
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Information Security Management
4 1 (3.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Python
2 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) CCSA
5 4 (14.29%) CCSE
6 3 (10.71%) CCNP
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (7.14%) CISSP
8 1 (3.57%) CCNA
8 1 (3.57%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Snort
1 2 (7.14%) Nmap
2 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (17.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (21.43%) Juniper
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Blue Coat
3 6 (21.43%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) McAfee
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) Lumension
6 1 (3.57%) Twitter
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Wyse
6 1 (3.57%) AppSense