The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / North West
Rank 104 154 136
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 29 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 0.26% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.28% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 14
Median daily rate £425 £420 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £420 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £420 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2450 3631 3237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.67% 94.80% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 2149 1750
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 197 203
Median hourly rate £17.75 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.79% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +25 21 £425 +1.19% 3
Cheshire +29 8 £381 - 1
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 North West region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (59.52%) Network Security
2 22 (52.38%) Firewall
3 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (38.10%) Fortinet
5 13 (30.95%) FortiGate
5 13 (30.95%) MPLS
5 13 (30.95%) CCSP
6 12 (28.57%) Windows
7 9 (21.43%) Finance
8 8 (19.05%) LAN
8 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
9 7 (16.67%) WAN
9 7 (16.67%) Cisco
10 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
11 5 (11.90%) CCNP
12 4 (9.52%) SSL
12 4 (9.52%) zOS
12 4 (9.52%) OSPF
12 4 (9.52%) BGP
12 4 (9.52%) EIGRP
12 4 (9.52%) Banking
12 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (9.52%) VLAN
12 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (9.52%) SIEM
12 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
12 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
12 4 (9.52%) Blockchain

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) Network Security
2 22 (52.38%) Firewall
3 13 (30.95%) MPLS
4 8 (19.05%) LAN
5 7 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (9.52%) BGP
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.52%) EIGRP
6 4 (9.52%) OSPF
6 4 (9.52%) SSL
6 4 (9.52%) VLAN
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.14%) H.323
7 3 (7.14%) HTTPS
7 3 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (7.14%) VoIP
7 3 (7.14%) Wireless
8 2 (4.76%) DNS
8 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Blockchain
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) GitLab
1 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.14%) Wiki
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (9.52%) zOS
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (9.52%) SIEM
3 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.14%) Security Operations
3 3 (7.14%) TDD
4 2 (4.76%) Information Security
4 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (2.38%) Presales
5 1 (2.38%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (2.38%) Server Hardening
5 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 3 (7.14%) Python
1 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.95%) CCSP
3 5 (11.90%) CCNP
4 3 (7.14%) CCNA
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (4.76%) CISSP
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) yum
3 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Fortinet
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) ArcSight
3 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.14%) F5
3 3 (7.14%) Symantec
4 2 (4.76%) FireEye
4 2 (4.76%) Juniper
4 2 (4.76%) Sourcefire
4 2 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto