The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 104 102 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.62% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.78 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -62.04%
Security Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1396 1542 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.21% 95.07% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 1099 694
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £22.50 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Network Security
3 9 (69.23%) Palo Alto
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 7 (53.85%) BGP
5 5 (38.46%) OSPF
5 5 (38.46%) Juniper
5 5 (38.46%) FTP
5 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
5 5 (38.46%) Sourcefire
5 5 (38.46%) JNCIS
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) CCIE
7 3 (23.08%) CCNP
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (15.38%) CCNA
8 2 (15.38%) CCDA
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
1 11 (84.62%) Network Security
2 7 (53.85%) BGP
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) FTP
3 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) DDoS Mitigation
1 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
2 1 (7.69%) Server Building
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) JNCIS
2 3 (23.08%) CCIE
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CCDA
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Palo Alto
3 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
4 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 5 (38.46%) Sourcefire
5 2 (15.38%) Akamai
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) ScanSafe
6 1 (7.69%) Meraki
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec