The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 89 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £478 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £35.75
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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
1541 1190 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.00% 95.28% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 677 533
Average daily rate £350 £326 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 59 87
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Network Security
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
4 7 (53.85%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) CCNP
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Clearswift
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (15.38%) PKI
6 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (15.38%) Kaspersky
6 2 (15.38%) Aruba
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
7 1 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) UNIX
7 1 (7.69%) Linux

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Network Security
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.69%) HSRP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) FTP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) SAML
2 1 (7.69%) OAuth
2 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (7.69%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) Clearswift
5 2 (15.38%) Kaspersky
5 2 (15.38%) Aruba
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix