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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 196 192 192
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 78 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 0.73% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.77% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 34
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £341 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.76%
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
8849 8817 8437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.64% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5335 4936 4622
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 423 464
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
(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 +22 43 £415 -16.16% 7
Surrey -13 16 £500 +25.00% 2
Hampshire -9 13 £450 +12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 3 £550 +10.00% 2
Oxfordshire +7 2 £365 +4.28%
Kent -12 1 - - 1
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 89 (60.14%) Firewall
2 65 (43.92%) Network Security
3 64 (43.24%) Cisco
4 56 (37.84%) Linux
5 50 (33.78%) CheckPoint
6 48 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (30.41%) Security Cleared
8 40 (27.03%) SC Cleared
9 39 (26.35%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (22.97%) Windows
11 33 (22.30%) TCP/IP
12 32 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (21.62%) F5
13 28 (18.92%) Telecoms
14 27 (18.24%) PKI
15 26 (17.57%) WAN
16 25 (16.89%) VPN
17 24 (16.22%) DNS
17 24 (16.22%) CCSE
18 23 (15.54%) Cisco PIX
18 23 (15.54%) Active Directory
18 23 (15.54%) LAN
19 22 (14.86%) FortiGate
20 21 (14.19%) Information Security
20 21 (14.19%) CCNP
20 21 (14.19%) Intrusion Detection
21 19 (12.84%) Wireshark
21 19 (12.84%) SSL
21 19 (12.84%) LDAP
21 19 (12.84%) MPLS

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 18 (12.16%) Apache
2 8 (5.41%) JBoss
3 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.38%) IaaS
2 5 (3.38%) PaaS
2 5 (3.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (60.14%) Firewall
2 65 (43.92%) Network Security
3 48 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (22.30%) TCP/IP
5 26 (17.57%) WAN
6 25 (16.89%) VPN
7 24 (16.22%) DNS
8 23 (15.54%) Cisco PIX
8 23 (15.54%) LAN
9 21 (14.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (12.84%) LDAP
10 19 (12.84%) MPLS
10 19 (12.84%) SSL
10 19 (12.84%) Wireshark
11 18 (12.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (11.49%) BGP
12 17 (11.49%) IPsec
13 16 (10.81%) OSPF
14 14 (9.46%) Internet
14 14 (9.46%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.03%) DB2
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) JUnit
3 1 (0.68%) Maven
3 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 28 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.41%) Retail
3 5 (3.38%) Billing
3 5 (3.38%) Finance
4 4 (2.70%) Military
5 2 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.43%) SAML
2 5 (3.38%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.70%) SOAP
3 4 (2.70%) XML
4 3 (2.03%) Web Services
5 1 (0.68%) Java EE
5 1 (0.68%) LAMP
5 1 (0.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.24%) PKI
2 18 (12.16%) Data Centre
3 14 (9.46%) Cryptography
3 14 (9.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.41%) DataPower
6 5 (3.38%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.70%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.03%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.35%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 56 (37.84%) Linux
2 34 (22.97%) Windows
3 32 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (8.78%) Unix
5 12 (8.11%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.03%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.19%) Information Security
2 18 (12.16%) Identity Management
3 17 (11.49%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 17 (11.49%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 16 (10.81%) SIEM
5 15 (10.14%) Load Balancing
6 14 (9.46%) Change Management
6 14 (9.46%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (9.46%) DDoS Mitigation
7 11 (7.43%) High Availability
7 11 (7.43%) Security Architecture
7 11 (7.43%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (6.76%) Integration Testing
8 10 (6.76%) Problem Management
9 9 (6.08%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 9 (6.08%) Network Design
9 9 (6.08%) Project Management
10 8 (5.41%) Migration
10 8 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.43%) Java
2 9 (6.08%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.70%) Python
4 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.03%) VBScript
5 2 (1.35%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
6 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (30.41%) Security Cleared
2 40 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 39 (26.35%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (16.22%) CCSE
5 21 (14.19%) CCNP
6 18 (12.16%) CCNA
7 16 (10.81%) CCSA
8 15 (10.14%) CISSP
9 9 (6.08%) CCIE
10 5 (3.38%) Degree
11 2 (1.35%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.35%) CISM
11 2 (1.35%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.35%) MCSE
11 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.05%) FIPS 140-2
3 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.03%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (15.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.76%) ProxySG
4 6 (4.05%) ISA Server
4 6 (4.05%) UAG
5 2 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (14.86%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.05%) WSUS
3 5 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.38%) Puppet
4 3 (2.03%) Nessus
4 3 (2.03%) Nexpose
4 3 (2.03%) Nmap
4 3 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.03%) QRadar
4 3 (2.03%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.68%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) yum
Vendors
1 64 (43.24%) Cisco
2 50 (33.78%) CheckPoint
3 32 (21.62%) F5
4 18 (12.16%) VMware
5 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
6 12 (8.11%) Blue Coat
7 9 (6.08%) Fortinet
7 9 (6.08%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.41%) Juniper
9 7 (4.73%) Citrix
9 7 (4.73%) Splunk
10 5 (3.38%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (3.38%) Cyberoam
10 5 (3.38%) IBM
10 5 (3.38%) Rackspace
10 5 (3.38%) Symantec
11 4 (2.70%) IronPort
11 4 (2.70%) Oracle
12 3 (2.03%) Foundry
12 3 (2.03%) SolarWinds
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