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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 66 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.84% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.88% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Median daily rate £450 £403 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% -26.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
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
666 908 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.37% 95.38% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 516 520
Median daily rate £396 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 82 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 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 Reading region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Confluence
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Lancope
5 1 (12.50%) TrustSec
5 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) REST

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) FWSM
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) RIP
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) VRRP
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (12.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Lancope
3 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk