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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 105 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 18 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.11% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.11% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +178.46%
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
1926 2667 2686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.11% 93.55% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1376 1444
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 52
Median hourly rate £14.85 £20.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +25.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +14 10 £400 +45.45% 1
Edinburgh +25 4 £500 - 3
Aberdeen - 3 £375 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £296 -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 28 (53.85%) Firewall
2 27 (51.92%) Finance
3 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 20 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 16 (30.77%) Cisco
4 16 (30.77%) Network Security
5 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (25.00%) Symantec
5 13 (25.00%) Law
6 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 12 (23.08%) Windows
7 11 (21.15%) LAN
7 11 (21.15%) WAN
8 10 (19.23%) VBScript
8 10 (19.23%) OSPF
8 10 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (17.31%) Qualys
9 9 (17.31%) BGP
9 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (15.38%) CCNP
10 8 (15.38%) CISSP
10 8 (15.38%) Wireless
11 7 (13.46%) CCNA
11 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
11 7 (13.46%) VPN
11 7 (13.46%) Perl
11 7 (13.46%) C#
11 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
12 6 (11.54%) Intel Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (53.85%) Firewall
2 16 (30.77%) Network Security
3 11 (21.15%) LAN
3 11 (21.15%) WAN
4 10 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (19.23%) OSPF
5 9 (17.31%) BGP
6 8 (15.38%) Wireless
7 7 (13.46%) VPN
8 6 (11.54%) EIGRP
9 5 (9.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (9.62%) MPLS
9 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
10 4 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (7.69%) VLAN
11 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (5.77%) H.323
11 3 (5.77%) SSL
11 3 (5.77%) VoIP
11 3 (5.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
1 2 (3.85%) Big Data
1 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 13 (25.00%) Law
4 3 (5.77%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) CMDB
3 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Unix
5 1 (1.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (9.62%) Migration
2 5 (9.62%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (5.77%) Analytics
4 3 (5.77%) BCP
4 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL
4 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.77%) Security Architecture
4 3 (5.77%) Use Case
5 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.85%) Data Security
5 2 (3.85%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.85%) Information Security
5 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.23%) VBScript
3 7 (13.46%) C#
3 7 (13.46%) Perl
4 6 (11.54%) Python
5 4 (7.69%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.38%) CCNP
2 8 (15.38%) CISSP
3 7 (13.46%) CCNA
4 5 (9.62%) Degree
5 4 (7.69%) SANS
6 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.92%) CCIE
6 1 (1.92%) CCSP
6 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) KVM
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (9.62%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (3.85%) QRadar
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.92%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Cisco
2 13 (25.00%) Symantec
3 9 (17.31%) Qualys
4 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
5 6 (11.54%) Intel Security
6 5 (9.62%) F5
6 5 (9.62%) Splunk
7 4 (7.69%) Brocade
7 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.77%) Juniper
8 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.85%) ArcSight
9 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.85%) IBM
9 2 (3.85%) MapR
10 1 (1.92%) HP
10 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.92%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £40 - £46 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Cardiff
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago