The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 89 133 122
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 37 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.65% 0.061% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.064% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £338 £377 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.35% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £377 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £377 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £398
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £25.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+58.82% -57.50%
Security Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2123 3115 2614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.86% 95.06% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1625 1337
Median daily rate £350 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 71 51
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £40.50 £42.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow - 25 £300 - 1
Edinburgh +12 10 £338 -10.35%
Renfrewshire -9 1 £445 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Scotland region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (52.38%) Finance
1 33 (52.38%) Banking
2 31 (49.21%) Data Centre
3 28 (44.44%) Firewall
4 25 (39.68%) Law
5 18 (28.57%) Intel Security
5 18 (28.57%) Cisco
6 17 (26.98%) CheckPoint
7 14 (22.22%) Symantec
7 14 (22.22%) Network Security
8 13 (20.63%) Qualys
9 10 (15.87%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (14.29%) Juniper
11 8 (12.70%) ITIL
11 8 (12.70%) Windows
12 7 (11.11%) VBScript
12 7 (11.11%) Splunk
12 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
12 7 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (9.52%) QMS
13 6 (9.52%) Linux
13 6 (9.52%) LAN
13 6 (9.52%) WAN
13 6 (9.52%) VPN
13 6 (9.52%) OSPF
13 6 (9.52%) BGP
13 6 (9.52%) Forcepoint
13 6 (9.52%) Quality Management
13 6 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (44.44%) Firewall
2 14 (22.22%) Network Security
3 7 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (9.52%) BGP
4 6 (9.52%) LAN
4 6 (9.52%) OSPF
4 6 (9.52%) VPN
4 6 (9.52%) WAN
5 5 (7.94%) MPLS
6 4 (6.35%) DNS
6 4 (6.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.35%) Wireless
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.17%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.17%) SSL
7 2 (3.17%) WLAN
8 1 (1.59%) DHCP
8 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.59%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.59%) Big Data
1 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 33 (52.38%) Banking
1 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 25 (39.68%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Regular Expression
1 2 (3.17%) RESTful
2 1 (1.59%) CSS
2 1 (1.59%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (49.21%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL
3 6 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention
3 6 (9.52%) QMS
3 6 (9.52%) Quality Management
4 5 (7.94%) Change Control
4 5 (7.94%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (7.94%) Project Management
5 3 (4.76%) Analytics
5 3 (4.76%) SIEM
5 3 (4.76%) Use Case
6 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.17%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (3.17%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.17%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.17%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.17%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 7 (11.11%) VBScript
2 5 (7.94%) C#
2 5 (7.94%) Java
2 5 (7.94%) Perl
3 4 (6.35%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.94%) CCNP
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) CCNA
3 4 (6.35%) CISSP
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) SANS
5 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) KVM
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.59%) QRadar
3 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Cisco
1 18 (28.57%) Intel Security
2 17 (26.98%) CheckPoint
3 14 (22.22%) Symantec
4 13 (20.63%) Qualys
5 9 (14.29%) Juniper
6 7 (11.11%) Splunk
7 6 (9.52%) F5
7 6 (9.52%) Forcepoint
8 5 (7.94%) HP
9 4 (6.35%) Brocade
9 4 (6.35%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.17%) Citrix
11 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.17%) VMware
12 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
12 1 (1.59%) IBM
12 1 (1.59%) Riverbed