The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 197 176 226
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 57 64 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.71% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.78% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 8
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£400 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £170 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -53.12%
Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +24 21 £400 -13.51% 3
Hampshire -10 12 £438 +157.35% 5
Berkshire -30 10 £495 +36.55% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 7 £500 +100.00%
Oxfordshire -24 2 £350 -30.00%
Kent - 2 £325 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title.

1 73 (52.52%) Firewall
2 60 (43.17%) Cisco
3 57 (41.01%) Network Security
4 51 (36.69%) Security Cleared
5 48 (34.53%) CheckPoint
6 38 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (27.34%) F5
7 33 (23.74%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (23.02%) SC Cleared
9 31 (22.30%) OSPF
10 30 (21.58%) CCNP
10 30 (21.58%) Windows
11 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
11 28 (20.14%) Telecoms
12 25 (17.99%) VMware
12 25 (17.99%) PKI
13 24 (17.27%) TCP/IP
13 24 (17.27%) ITIL
14 23 (16.55%) Juniper
15 22 (15.83%) VPN
16 21 (15.11%) Linux
16 21 (15.11%) BGP
17 19 (13.67%) LAN
17 19 (13.67%) Active Directory
18 18 (12.95%) CISSP
18 18 (12.95%) Blue Coat
19 16 (11.51%) DV Cleared
19 16 (11.51%) UNIX
20 15 (10.79%) SQL Server
20 15 (10.79%) WAN

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.76%) Apache
2 6 (4.32%) JBoss
3 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.72%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 73 (52.52%) Firewall
2 57 (41.01%) Network Security
3 33 (23.74%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (22.30%) OSPF
5 24 (17.27%) TCP/IP
6 22 (15.83%) VPN
7 21 (15.11%) BGP
8 19 (13.67%) LAN
9 15 (10.79%) WAN
9 15 (10.79%) Wireless
10 14 (10.07%) SSL
11 13 (9.35%) IPsec
12 11 (7.91%) NetScaler
12 11 (7.91%) HSRP
13 10 (7.19%) DNS
14 9 (6.47%) MPLS
15 8 (5.76%) RIP
15 8 (5.76%) Intrusion Detection
16 7 (5.04%) Wireshark
16 7 (5.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) MSI
1 2 (1.44%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.72%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 28 (20.14%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.91%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Back Office
3 4 (2.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.44%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.44%) Billing
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.44%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.72%) OAuth
2 1 (0.72%) OAuth2
2 1 (0.72%) Ajax
2 1 (0.72%) JSON
2 1 (0.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.99%) PKI
2 8 (5.76%) SecurID
2 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.04%) DataPower
4 5 (3.60%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.44%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.72%) e-Health
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.58%) Windows
2 21 (15.11%) Linux
3 16 (11.51%) UNIX
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.60%) Solaris
6 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.27%) ITIL
2 14 (10.07%) Incident Management
2 14 (10.07%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (7.19%) SIEM
4 9 (6.47%) Change Control
5 8 (5.76%) Security Architecture
6 7 (5.04%) Demand Forecasting
6 7 (5.04%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (5.04%) Information Security
7 6 (4.32%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.32%) Validation
7 6 (4.32%) eTOM
7 6 (4.32%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (4.32%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (3.60%) Cyber Security
8 5 (3.60%) Network Design
9 4 (2.88%) Change Management
9 4 (2.88%) Risk Management
9 4 (2.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.07%) SQL
2 9 (6.47%) Perl
2 9 (6.47%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.32%) PHP
3 6 (4.32%) Java
4 4 (2.88%) Python
4 4 (2.88%) C
4 4 (2.88%) C++
5 2 (1.44%) C#
5 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.72%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 51 (36.69%) Security Cleared
2 38 (27.34%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (23.02%) SC Cleared
4 30 (21.58%) CCNP
5 18 (12.95%) CISSP
6 16 (11.51%) DV Cleared
7 13 (9.35%) CCNA
8 11 (7.91%) CCSE
9 9 (6.47%) Degree
9 9 (6.47%) CCSA
10 5 (3.60%) CCIE
11 4 (2.88%) CCSP
12 3 (2.16%) HNC
12 3 (2.16%) HND
13 1 (0.72%) CRISC
13 1 (0.72%) GCIH
13 1 (0.72%) CEH
13 1 (0.72%) ACSA
13 1 (0.72%) MCP
13 1 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.07%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.16%) SLA
4 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (13.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.63%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.91%) XenApp
4 10 (7.19%) XenDesktop
5 9 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (5.04%) Snort
7 3 (2.16%) Sendmail
7 3 (2.16%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.44%) vSphere
9 1 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) TrustSec
2 5 (3.60%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.16%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (2.16%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.44%) Nessus
5 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (43.17%) Cisco
2 48 (34.53%) CheckPoint
3 38 (27.34%) F5
4 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
5 25 (17.99%) VMware
6 23 (16.55%) Juniper
7 18 (12.95%) Blue Coat
8 15 (10.79%) McAfee
9 12 (8.63%) Citrix
9 12 (8.63%) Fortinet
10 10 (7.19%) Wyse
10 10 (7.19%) Dell
11 8 (5.76%) AppSense
11 8 (5.76%) Lumension
12 7 (5.04%) Sourcefire
12 7 (5.04%) Sophos
13 6 (4.32%) CA
13 6 (4.32%) IBM
13 6 (4.32%) NetScout
14 5 (3.60%) AlgoSec
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