The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / South East
Rank 169 198 171
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 69 54 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.65% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.69% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 29 37
Median daily rate £425 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £308 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +76.36%

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
6771 7819 8709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.29% 94.24% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3909 4585 4713
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 405 424
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +18 23 £456 +2.81% 1
Oxfordshire - 20 £338 -
Surrey +10 11 £550 +15.78% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £388 - 2
Berkshire +5 6 £538 +26.47% 8
Middlesex - 2 £435 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 South East region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 78 (54.55%) Firewall
2 76 (53.15%) Cisco
3 70 (48.95%) Network Security
4 45 (31.47%) CheckPoint
5 39 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (25.17%) Juniper
7 35 (24.48%) Palo Alto
8 34 (23.78%) LAN
9 31 (21.68%) WAN
10 30 (20.98%) Data Centre
11 27 (18.88%) F5
12 25 (17.48%) Telecoms
12 25 (17.48%) CCNP
13 23 (16.08%) SSL
13 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (15.38%) Security Cleared
15 21 (14.69%) SC Cleared
16 20 (13.99%) VPN
17 19 (13.29%) Load Balancing
17 19 (13.29%) Blue Coat
18 18 (12.59%) PCI DSS
18 18 (12.59%) PowerShell
19 17 (11.89%) REST
20 16 (11.19%) Kalman Filter
20 16 (11.19%) Brocade
21 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Azure
21 15 (10.49%) Information Security
22 14 (9.79%) DNS
22 14 (9.79%) Web Services

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (2.80%) Apache
1 4 (2.80%) Confluence
2 3 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.40%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.09%) AWS CloudTrail
3 5 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (54.55%) Firewall
2 70 (48.95%) Network Security
3 39 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (23.78%) LAN
5 31 (21.68%) WAN
6 23 (16.08%) SSL
7 20 (13.99%) VPN
8 14 (9.79%) DNS
8 14 (9.79%) OSPF
9 11 (7.69%) Internet
9 11 (7.69%) VoIP
10 10 (6.99%) NetScaler
11 9 (6.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (6.29%) Wireless
12 8 (5.59%) BGP
13 7 (4.90%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (4.90%) Junos
13 7 (4.90%) TCP/IP
14 6 (4.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (4.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.40%) Big Data
1 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.70%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.70%) MySQL
2 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.80%) JIRA
4 1 (0.70%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.70%) Travis CI
General
1 25 (17.48%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.09%) Finance
3 7 (4.90%) Retail
4 6 (4.20%) Legal
5 2 (1.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.89%) REST
2 14 (9.79%) Web Services
3 5 (3.50%) J2EE
4 4 (2.80%) .NET
4 4 (2.80%) 802.1X
4 4 (2.80%) Node.js
5 2 (1.40%) SAML
6 1 (0.70%) SOAP
6 1 (0.70%) Swing
6 1 (0.70%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.98%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.79%) Public Cloud
3 9 (6.29%) Cryptography
3 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.59%) PKI
5 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.40%) DataPower
8 1 (0.70%) CCTV
8 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.99%) Windows
2 9 (6.29%) Linux
3 5 (3.50%) Android
3 5 (3.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.80%) Unix
4 4 (2.80%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.40%) Solaris
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.29%) Load Balancing
3 16 (11.19%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (10.49%) Information Security
5 14 (9.79%) Web Filtering
6 12 (8.39%) ITIL
6 12 (8.39%) Open Source
7 11 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 11 (7.69%) SIEM
8 10 (6.99%) Business Transformation
8 10 (6.99%) DNA
9 9 (6.29%) Change Management
10 8 (5.59%) Project Management
10 8 (5.59%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.90%) Identity Management
11 7 (4.90%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.20%) DevOps
12 6 (4.20%) Network Architecture
12 6 (4.20%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.59%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.59%) Java
3 6 (4.20%) Perl
4 4 (2.80%) C
4 4 (2.80%) Scala
5 3 (2.10%) C++
5 3 (2.10%) PHP
5 3 (2.10%) Python
6 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.40%) VBScript
7 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (17.48%) CCNP
3 22 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 21 (14.69%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.09%) CCNA
6 12 (8.39%) CISSP
7 8 (5.59%) CCIE
8 7 (4.90%) CCSA
8 7 (4.90%) CCVP
8 7 (4.90%) JNCIA
8 7 (4.90%) JNCIP
8 7 (4.90%) JNCIS
9 6 (4.20%) CCSP
10 5 (3.50%) CCSE
10 5 (3.50%) Degree
11 2 (1.40%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.40%) CISM
11 2 (1.40%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.70%) CCDP
12 1 (0.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.59%) PCI DSS
2 13 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (6.29%) HIPAA
5 5 (3.50%) SLA
6 4 (2.80%) JSP 440
6 4 (2.80%) QA
7 3 (2.10%) RMADS
8 2 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.70%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.70%) Gluster
4 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.79%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (9.79%) Puppet
2 4 (2.80%) SCCM
3 3 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.10%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.40%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.40%) Ansible
4 2 (1.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.40%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (1.40%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (1.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.40%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.70%) Salt
5 1 (0.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 76 (53.15%) Cisco
2 45 (31.47%) CheckPoint
3 36 (25.17%) Juniper
4 35 (24.48%) Palo Alto
5 27 (18.88%) F5
6 19 (13.29%) Blue Coat
7 16 (11.19%) Brocade
8 11 (7.69%) Intel Security
9 10 (6.99%) Bluefish Communications
10 8 (5.59%) TippingPoint
11 6 (4.20%) Citrix
11 6 (4.20%) FireEye
11 6 (4.20%) VMware
12 4 (2.80%) HP
12 4 (2.80%) Microsoft
12 4 (2.80%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.10%) Aruba
13 3 (2.10%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.10%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.10%) Tufin