The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 18 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.54% 1.17% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.22% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £45.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +178.46%
Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
124 164 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 95.38% 95.91% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 85 61
Median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Midlands region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) Presales
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Snort
4 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro