The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 98 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £470 £275 £297
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.90% -7.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Security Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1731 1476 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 95.60% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 814 625
Median daily rate £383 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 70 68
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Manchester region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) zOS
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) DMZ
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) JCL
4 1 (12.50%) NetIQ
4 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) MVS
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DMZ
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Blockchain
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) zOS
2 1 (12.50%) MVS
2 1 (12.50%) OS/390
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
3 1 (12.50%) Database Security
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) GIAC
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Intel
3 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) NetIQ
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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