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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 188 197 198
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 77 78 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.80% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.84% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 28
Median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £364 £399
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Median hourly rate - £21.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £25.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+58.82% -57.50%
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
8085 9312 8791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 94.99% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4891 5575 4868
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 439 429
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire -1 32 £400 +21.21% 8
Hampshire +16 19 £400 -5.88% 3
Surrey 0 15 £425 +14.86% 2
Middlesex - 7 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £356 -35.22%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 86 (55.48%) Firewall
2 79 (50.97%) Cisco
3 68 (43.87%) Network Security
4 57 (36.77%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (35.48%) CheckPoint
6 53 (34.19%) Cisco ASA
7 46 (29.68%) CCNP
8 41 (26.45%) Security Cleared
9 39 (25.16%) LAN
10 38 (24.52%) WAN
11 37 (23.87%) SC Cleared
12 33 (21.29%) Linux
13 26 (16.77%) VPN
13 26 (16.77%) Telecoms
13 26 (16.77%) FortiGate
14 23 (14.84%) DNS
15 22 (14.19%) Data Centre
16 21 (13.55%) Windows
16 21 (13.55%) CCSE
17 20 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
17 20 (12.90%) Open Source
18 19 (12.26%) TCP/IP
18 19 (12.26%) CCSA
19 18 (11.61%) Identity Management
19 18 (11.61%) F5
19 18 (11.61%) Wireshark
20 17 (10.97%) OSPF
20 17 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (10.97%) Wireless
20 17 (10.97%) SSL

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 11 (7.10%) Apache
2 6 (3.87%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.65%) JBoss
3 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.94%) IaaS
2 3 (1.94%) PaaS
2 3 (1.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 86 (55.48%) Firewall
2 68 (43.87%) Network Security
3 53 (34.19%) Cisco ASA
4 39 (25.16%) LAN
5 38 (24.52%) WAN
6 26 (16.77%) VPN
7 23 (14.84%) DNS
8 20 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
9 19 (12.26%) TCP/IP
10 18 (11.61%) Wireshark
11 17 (10.97%) OSPF
11 17 (10.97%) SSL
11 17 (10.97%) Wireless
12 16 (10.32%) VoIP
13 14 (9.03%) BGP
14 13 (8.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (8.39%) LDAP
15 12 (7.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (6.45%) FWSM
16 10 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) Big Data
1 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.87%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.65%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (16.77%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.03%) Retail
3 5 (3.23%) Billing
4 2 (1.29%) Advertising
4 2 (1.29%) Back Office
4 2 (1.29%) Finance
4 2 (1.29%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.81%) REST
2 8 (5.16%) SAML
3 5 (3.23%) J2EE
4 4 (2.58%) .NET
4 4 (2.58%) Node.js
5 3 (1.94%) Web Services
6 1 (0.65%) SOAP
6 1 (0.65%) Swing
6 1 (0.65%) SWT
6 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.19%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.68%) Cryptography
3 13 (8.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (5.81%) PKI
5 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.29%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.65%) CCTV
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.65%) DataPower
7 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.29%) Linux
2 21 (13.55%) Windows
3 15 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.87%) Unix
6 4 (2.58%) Android
6 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.29%) Kali Linux
7 2 (1.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.90%) Open Source
2 18 (11.61%) Identity Management
3 17 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (10.32%) High Availability
4 16 (10.32%) Information Security
4 16 (10.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 16 (10.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 13 (8.39%) DDoS Mitigation
5 13 (8.39%) Network Design
6 12 (7.74%) Software Engineering
6 12 (7.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 11 (7.10%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (6.45%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 10 (6.45%) TDD
9 9 (5.81%) Change Management
9 9 (5.81%) Fault Management
9 9 (5.81%) Pair Programming
9 9 (5.81%) Security Architecture
10 8 (5.16%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.39%) Java
2 7 (4.52%) Python
3 6 (3.87%) Perl
4 5 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.58%) Scala
5 4 (2.58%) VBScript
6 3 (1.94%) C
6 3 (1.94%) C++
6 3 (1.94%) PHP
7 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (36.77%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (29.68%) CCNP
3 41 (26.45%) Security Cleared
4 37 (23.87%) SC Cleared
5 21 (13.55%) CCSE
6 19 (12.26%) CCSA
7 17 (10.97%) CCNA
8 12 (7.74%) CISSP
9 7 (4.52%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (4.52%) Degree
10 6 (3.87%) CCIE
10 6 (3.87%) CCVP
11 2 (1.29%) MCSA
11 2 (1.29%) MCSE
11 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.65%) CEH
12 1 (0.65%) CHECK Team Member
12 1 (0.65%) CISM
12 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) SLA
2 6 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.87%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.23%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.65%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.45%) ProxySG
3 6 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.29%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.29%) XenApp
5 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (16.77%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.58%) Puppet
3 3 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.94%) Nessus
3 3 (1.94%) Nexpose
3 3 (1.94%) Nmap
3 3 (1.94%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.29%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (1.29%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (1.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.65%) SELinux
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (50.97%) Cisco
2 55 (35.48%) CheckPoint
3 18 (11.61%) F5
4 16 (10.32%) Palo Alto
5 14 (9.03%) Juniper
6 13 (8.39%) Blue Coat
7 12 (7.74%) Fortinet
8 9 (5.81%) VMware
9 5 (3.23%) Citrix
10 4 (2.58%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.58%) Symantec
11 3 (1.94%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (1.94%) Forcepoint
11 3 (1.94%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.94%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.94%) Rapid7
11 3 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.94%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.94%) Splunk
11 3 (1.94%) Trustwave
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