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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 209 187 196
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 74 83 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.82% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.87% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 28
Average daily rate £450 £395 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +26.92%
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
9196 9522 8760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.31% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5593 5223 4823
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 460 482
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +9 27 £438 -10.71% 13
Hampshire +2 22 £411 +5.44% 5
Surrey -15 22 £500 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 1 £550 +10.00% 2
Oxfordshire +3 1 - -
Kent -28 1 - - 1
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 79 (60.77%) Firewall
2 59 (45.38%) Cisco
3 56 (43.08%) Network Security
4 50 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 44 (33.85%) Cisco ASA
6 42 (32.31%) Security Cleared
7 37 (28.46%) SC Cleared
8 33 (25.38%) F5
9 32 (24.62%) TCP/IP
10 31 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (20.77%) PKI
11 27 (20.77%) Windows
12 25 (19.23%) Linux
13 23 (17.69%) Active Directory
13 23 (17.69%) CCSE
14 22 (16.92%) Intrusion Detection
14 22 (16.92%) LAN
15 21 (16.15%) Telecoms
15 21 (16.15%) FortiGate
16 20 (15.38%) VPN
16 20 (15.38%) SSL
17 19 (14.62%) WAN
17 19 (14.62%) LDAP
17 19 (14.62%) Cisco PIX
18 18 (13.85%) Apache
18 18 (13.85%) CCNP
18 18 (13.85%) Identity Management
18 18 (13.85%) VMware
18 18 (13.85%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 18 (13.85%) Apache
2 8 (6.15%) JBoss
3 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
2 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.85%) IaaS
2 5 (3.85%) PaaS
2 5 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (60.77%) Firewall
2 56 (43.08%) Network Security
3 44 (33.85%) Cisco ASA
4 32 (24.62%) TCP/IP
5 22 (16.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (16.92%) LAN
6 20 (15.38%) SSL
6 20 (15.38%) VPN
7 19 (14.62%) Cisco PIX
7 19 (14.62%) LDAP
7 19 (14.62%) WAN
8 17 (13.08%) DNS
9 16 (12.31%) BGP
9 16 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (11.54%) Internet
10 15 (11.54%) OSPF
10 15 (11.54%) Wireless
10 15 (11.54%) Wireshark
11 14 (10.77%) MPLS
11 14 (10.77%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) DB2
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.77%) MySQL
4 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.77%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.77%) JIRA
3 1 (0.77%) JUnit
3 1 (0.77%) Maven
3 1 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 21 (16.15%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.15%) Retail
3 5 (3.85%) Billing
3 5 (3.85%) Finance
4 4 (3.08%) Military
5 3 (2.31%) Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.46%) SAML
2 6 (4.62%) 802.1X
3 4 (3.08%) SOAP
3 4 (3.08%) XML
4 3 (2.31%) Web Services
5 1 (0.77%) Java EE
5 1 (0.77%) LAMP
5 1 (0.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.77%) PKI
2 18 (13.85%) Data Centre
3 13 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.46%) Cryptography
5 9 (6.92%) DataPower
6 8 (6.15%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.85%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.31%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.54%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.77%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 27 (20.77%) Windows
3 25 (19.23%) Linux
4 16 (12.31%) Unix
5 8 (6.15%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.08%) AIX
7 1 (0.77%) Solaris
7 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.85%) Identity Management
2 17 (13.08%) SIEM
3 16 (12.31%) Information Security
4 15 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 13 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 11 (8.46%) Security Architecture
6 11 (8.46%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 10 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 9 (6.92%) Change Management
8 9 (6.92%) High Availability
8 9 (6.92%) Migration
9 8 (6.15%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 8 (6.15%) Network Architecture
10 7 (5.38%) ITIL
10 7 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (5.38%) Security Management
10 7 (5.38%) Security Patching
11 6 (4.62%) Project Management
11 6 (4.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.46%) Java
2 10 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.31%) Perl
3 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.31%) VBScript
4 2 (1.54%) Python
5 1 (0.77%) PHP
5 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (32.31%) Security Cleared
2 37 (28.46%) SC Cleared
3 31 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (17.69%) CCSE
5 18 (13.85%) CCNP
6 16 (12.31%) CCSA
7 14 (10.77%) CCNA
8 10 (7.69%) CISSP
9 8 (6.15%) CCIE
10 5 (3.85%) Degree
11 3 (2.31%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.54%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.54%) CISM
12 2 (1.54%) MCSE
12 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.77%) CCIP
13 1 (0.77%) CCSP
13 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.62%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (17.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.92%) ProxySG
4 7 (5.38%) ISA Server
4 7 (5.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (16.15%) FortiGate
2 7 (5.38%) WSUS
3 5 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.85%) Puppet
4 3 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.31%) QRadar
5 1 (0.77%) Ansible
5 1 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.77%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.77%) SCCM
5 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.77%) yum
Vendors
1 59 (45.38%) Cisco
2 50 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 33 (25.38%) F5
4 18 (13.85%) VMware
5 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
6 10 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 9 (6.92%) Juniper
7 9 (6.92%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.38%) Fortinet
8 7 (5.38%) IBM
8 7 (5.38%) Splunk
9 6 (4.62%) Symantec
10 5 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (3.85%) Cyberoam
10 5 (3.85%) IronPort
10 5 (3.85%) Oracle
10 5 (3.85%) Rackspace
11 4 (3.08%) Citrix
11 4 (3.08%) Foundry
12 3 (2.31%) HP
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