The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 47 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 18 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.29% 1.29% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.39% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 5
Median daily rate £344 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £321 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £356 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £21.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.78 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -62.04%
Security Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
735 865 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.63% 93.21% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 499 376
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.81 £41.29 £19.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Reading region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (44.44%) CCNP
5 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
5 11 (40.74%) DNS
5 11 (40.74%) Network Security
6 10 (37.04%) CISSP
7 9 (33.33%) Windows
7 9 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (33.33%) FortiGate
8 8 (29.63%) Linux
9 7 (25.93%) CCSA
9 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
9 7 (25.93%) ProxySG
9 7 (25.93%) CCSE
9 7 (25.93%) F5
9 7 (25.93%) FWSM
9 7 (25.93%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 7 (25.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (25.93%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (22.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 6 (22.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 6 (22.22%) VLAN
10 6 (22.22%) IPsec
10 6 (22.22%) OSPF
10 6 (22.22%) BGP

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (40.74%) DNS
3 11 (40.74%) Network Security
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (25.93%) FWSM
6 6 (22.22%) BGP
6 6 (22.22%) DHCP
6 6 (22.22%) IPsec
6 6 (22.22%) OSPF
6 6 (22.22%) VLAN
6 6 (22.22%) VPN
7 5 (18.52%) HTTP
7 5 (18.52%) HTTPS
7 5 (18.52%) MPLS
7 5 (18.52%) RIP
7 5 (18.52%) SMTP
7 5 (18.52%) SNMP
7 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
7 5 (18.52%) WAN
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Billing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) DDoS Mitigation
1 7 (25.93%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (22.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (22.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (18.52%) High Availability
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Network Design
4 4 (14.81%) Open Source
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Security Management
6 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) SIEM
7 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (44.44%) CCNP
3 10 (37.04%) CISSP
4 7 (25.93%) CCSA
4 7 (25.93%) CCSE
5 6 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (7.41%) MCSE
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.70%) CCIE
7 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) ProxySG
2 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
2 2 (7.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.41%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) Nessus
3 1 (3.70%) Nexpose
3 1 (3.70%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
3 7 (25.93%) F5
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Huawei
6 1 (3.70%) Nokia
6 1 (3.70%) Rapid7