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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 71 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 21 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.59% 0.22% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 0.23% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 9
Median daily rate £425 - £318
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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
1253 1725 1438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.71% 95.36% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 991 814
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.30 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 25 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 20 (64.52%) Network Security
2 18 (58.06%) Firewall
3 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (45.16%) Fortinet
5 13 (41.94%) MPLS
5 13 (41.94%) CCSP
5 13 (41.94%) FortiGate
6 9 (29.03%) Windows
6 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
9 4 (12.90%) Blockchain
9 4 (12.90%) LAN
9 4 (12.90%) WAN
9 4 (12.90%) zOS
9 4 (12.90%) Banking
10 3 (9.68%) Cisco
10 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
11 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
11 2 (6.45%) yum
11 2 (6.45%) Puppet
11 2 (6.45%) F5
11 2 (6.45%) Splunk
11 2 (6.45%) SIEM
11 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
11 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
11 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012

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 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Network Security
2 18 (58.06%) Firewall
3 13 (41.94%) MPLS
4 4 (12.90%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
5 2 (6.45%) SSL
6 1 (3.23%) BGP
6 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.23%) IGRP
6 1 (3.23%) NetScreen
6 1 (3.23%) OSPF
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) GitLab
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Wiki
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) zOS
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.45%) Security Operations
3 2 (6.45%) SIEM
3 2 (6.45%) TDD
3 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.23%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (3.23%) Server Hardening
4 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.23%) Validation
4 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.45%) Python
1 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (41.94%) CCSP
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) yum
3 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Fortinet
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.45%) F5
3 2 (6.45%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.23%) Symantec