The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 66 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.82% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £35.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
826 817 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.50% 90.78% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 495 329
Average daily rate £375 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 56
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (53.85%) Juniper
1 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (38.46%) NX-OS
3 5 (38.46%) Sourcefire
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (30.77%) VLAN
4 4 (30.77%) Snort
4 4 (30.77%) VRRP
4 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (30.77%) HSRP
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 3 (23.08%) Clustering
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) CCNP
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (38.46%) NX-OS
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (30.77%) HSRP
4 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) VLAN
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) VRRP
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (7.69%) SNMP
6 1 (7.69%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) Snort
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Juniper
1 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
2 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
2 6 (46.15%) F5
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Sourcefire
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp