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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 187 195 174
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 55 37 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.42% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.45% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 25
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£425 £276 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £463 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
8422 8223 9197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.07% 92.95% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 4342 4273
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 505 638
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Berkshire +11 23 £425 - 4
Hampshire +5 22 £425 +34.92% 2
Surrey -1 6 £515 +116.84% 3
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (58.87%) Cisco
2 65 (52.42%) CheckPoint
3 60 (48.39%) Network Security
4 59 (47.58%) Firewall
5 37 (29.84%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (29.84%) Security Cleared
6 36 (29.03%) Windows
7 35 (28.23%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (26.61%) Telecoms
9 32 (25.81%) CCNP
10 29 (23.39%) CISSP
11 28 (22.58%) Microsoft
12 26 (20.97%) Juniper
12 26 (20.97%) OSPF
12 26 (20.97%) F5
13 25 (20.16%) SC Cleared
14 23 (18.55%) Apache
15 21 (16.94%) Cisco PIX
16 20 (16.13%) PCI DSS
16 20 (16.13%) Linux
17 19 (15.32%) Cisco Nexus
18 17 (13.71%) UNIX
18 17 (13.71%) BGP
18 17 (13.71%) Blue Coat
18 17 (13.71%) Snort
19 16 (12.90%) IIS
19 16 (12.90%) MS Excel
20 15 (12.10%) VPN
20 15 (12.10%) Red Hat
20 15 (12.10%) CCSA

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 23 (18.55%) Apache
2 16 (12.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 60 (48.39%) Network Security
2 59 (47.58%) Firewall
3 35 (28.23%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (20.97%) OSPF
5 21 (16.94%) Cisco PIX
6 19 (15.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (13.71%) BGP
8 15 (12.10%) VPN
9 14 (11.29%) LAN
10 12 (9.68%) WAN
11 11 (8.87%) TCP/IP
11 11 (8.87%) FWSM
12 10 (8.06%) BIG-IP
13 9 (7.26%) MPLS
13 9 (7.26%) SNMP
14 8 (6.45%) VoIP
14 8 (6.45%) DNS
14 8 (6.45%) IPsec
15 5 (4.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 5 (4.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.48%) MySQL
General
1 33 (26.61%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.84%) Finance
3 2 (1.61%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Billing
4 1 (0.81%) German Language
4 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.65%) .NET
2 6 (4.84%) OAuth
2 6 (4.84%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.61%) Web Services
3 2 (1.61%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Open Source
2 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.81%) SecurID
3 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.03%) Windows
2 20 (16.13%) Linux
3 17 (13.71%) UNIX
4 15 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (8.87%) Network Management
2 8 (6.45%) SIEM
2 8 (6.45%) ITIL
3 6 (4.84%) Migration
3 6 (4.84%) Information Security
3 6 (4.84%) Network Design
3 6 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (4.84%) Load Balancing
4 5 (4.03%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (4.03%) Change Management
4 5 (4.03%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (3.23%) Change Control
5 4 (3.23%) Network Architecture
6 3 (2.42%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (2.42%) eTOM
6 3 (2.42%) Information Security Management
6 3 (2.42%) Security Management
6 3 (2.42%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.29%) Python
2 13 (10.48%) Ruby
2 13 (10.48%) Bash Shell
2 13 (10.48%) PHP
3 6 (4.84%) SQL
3 6 (4.84%) C#
4 3 (2.42%) Java
4 3 (2.42%) C
5 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (29.84%) Cisco Certification
1 37 (29.84%) Security Cleared
2 32 (25.81%) CCNP
3 29 (23.39%) CISSP
4 25 (20.16%) SC Cleared
5 15 (12.10%) CCSA
6 14 (11.29%) CCIE
7 13 (10.48%) CCSE
8 12 (9.68%) CCSP
9 9 (7.26%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (5.65%) CCDP
11 6 (4.84%) CCNA
12 5 (4.03%) CISA
12 5 (4.03%) CISM
12 5 (4.03%) DV Cleared
13 4 (3.23%) Degree
14 2 (1.61%) CCIP
15 1 (0.81%) CCDA
15 1 (0.81%) CCA
15 1 (0.81%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.13%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.42%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.42%) COBIT
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (13.71%) Snort
2 8 (6.45%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.61%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.61%) OpenView
2 2 (1.61%) Netcool
2 2 (1.61%) Nessus
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 73 (58.87%) Cisco
2 65 (52.42%) CheckPoint
3 28 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 26 (20.97%) Juniper
4 26 (20.97%) F5
5 17 (13.71%) Blue Coat
6 15 (12.10%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.84%) Nokia
7 6 (4.84%) Sourcefire
8 5 (4.03%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.03%) HP
9 4 (3.23%) Symantec
10 3 (2.42%) ArcSight
10 3 (2.42%) IBM
10 3 (2.42%) Ericsson
10 3 (2.42%) Citrix
10 3 (2.42%) Crossbeam
11 2 (1.61%) Oracle
11 2 (1.61%) Nortel
11 2 (1.61%) Radware
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