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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 184 178 219
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 72 69 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.75% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.82% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 8
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£400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £170 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £18.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+84.00% -53.12%
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
9053 8466 7638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.41% 91.91% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5020 4694 3835
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 450 591
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
Surrey +29 26 £400 -20.00% 1
Hampshire -2 18 £400 +135.29% 4
Berkshire -30 14 £490 +40.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £500 +100.00% 1
Oxfordshire -20 4 £350 -30.00%
Kent - 3 £225 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 88 (56.77%) Firewall
2 75 (48.39%) Network Security
3 74 (47.74%) Cisco
4 59 (38.06%) CheckPoint
5 58 (37.42%) Security Cleared
6 46 (29.68%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (28.39%) F5
8 41 (26.45%) Cisco ASA
9 38 (24.52%) CCNP
10 37 (23.87%) OSPF
10 37 (23.87%) SC Cleared
11 34 (21.94%) VMware
11 34 (21.94%) Telecoms
12 32 (20.65%) Windows
13 31 (20.00%) VPN
14 30 (19.35%) Microsoft
15 28 (18.06%) ITIL
15 28 (18.06%) Juniper
16 27 (17.42%) BGP
17 26 (16.77%) PKI
18 24 (15.48%) Linux
18 24 (15.48%) TCP/IP
19 22 (14.19%) CISSP
20 21 (13.55%) IPsec
20 21 (13.55%) LAN
20 21 (13.55%) UNIX
21 20 (12.90%) SQL
21 20 (12.90%) PCI DSS
22 19 (12.26%) DV Cleared
22 19 (12.26%) Blue Coat

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 11 (7.10%) Apache
2 6 (3.87%) JBoss
3 4 (2.58%) IIS
4 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 88 (56.77%) Firewall
2 75 (48.39%) Network Security
3 41 (26.45%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (23.87%) OSPF
5 31 (20.00%) VPN
6 27 (17.42%) BGP
7 24 (15.48%) TCP/IP
8 21 (13.55%) LAN
8 21 (13.55%) IPsec
9 18 (11.61%) SSL
10 16 (10.32%) Internet
10 16 (10.32%) Wireless
11 15 (9.68%) NetScaler
12 14 (9.03%) WAN
12 14 (9.03%) DNS
13 13 (8.39%) RIP
14 12 (7.74%) MPLS
14 12 (7.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (7.10%) HSRP
15 11 (7.10%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.58%) DB2
3 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MSI
1 5 (3.23%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.65%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 34 (21.94%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.10%) Back Office
3 8 (5.16%) Finance
4 4 (2.58%) Retail
5 2 (1.29%) Billing
5 2 (1.29%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.87%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.29%) WAP
2 2 (1.29%) JSON
3 1 (0.65%) OAuth
3 1 (0.65%) RESTful
3 1 (0.65%) HTML5
3 1 (0.65%) Laravel
3 1 (0.65%) SAML
3 1 (0.65%) Ajax
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) CSS
3 1 (0.65%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.65%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.77%) PKI
2 13 (8.39%) SecurID
3 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.87%) DataPower
5 5 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.29%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.65%) e-Health
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.65%) Windows
2 24 (15.48%) Linux
3 21 (13.55%) UNIX
4 8 (5.16%) Solaris
5 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.58%) SUSE
6 4 (2.58%) AIX
6 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.58%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.06%) ITIL
2 13 (8.39%) Incident Management
3 12 (7.74%) Demand Forecasting
4 11 (7.10%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (7.10%) eTOM
4 11 (7.10%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (6.45%) Change Control
6 8 (5.16%) SIEM
6 8 (5.16%) Information Security
6 8 (5.16%) Validation
6 8 (5.16%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.16%) Change Management
6 8 (5.16%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (4.52%) Security Architecture
8 6 (3.87%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (3.87%) Service Management
9 5 (3.23%) Migration
9 5 (3.23%) Network Design
9 5 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.90%) SQL
2 9 (5.81%) Shell Script
3 7 (4.52%) Perl
3 7 (4.52%) PHP
4 6 (3.87%) Java
5 4 (2.58%) C
5 4 (2.58%) Python
5 4 (2.58%) C++
6 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.29%) C#
6 2 (1.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.65%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (37.42%) Security Cleared
2 46 (29.68%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (24.52%) CCNP
4 37 (23.87%) SC Cleared
5 22 (14.19%) CISSP
6 19 (12.26%) DV Cleared
7 16 (10.32%) CCNA
8 15 (9.68%) Degree
9 12 (7.74%) CCSE
10 10 (6.45%) CCSA
11 7 (4.52%) CCSP
12 6 (3.87%) CCIE
13 3 (1.94%) HNC
13 3 (1.94%) HND
14 1 (0.65%) MCSE
14 1 (0.65%) MCP
14 1 (0.65%) CCIP
14 1 (0.65%) GCIH
14 1 (0.65%) CEH
14 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.94%) SLA
4 2 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.45%) XenApp
2 10 (6.45%) XenDesktop
2 10 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.16%) Snort
5 5 (3.23%) vSphere
6 4 (2.58%) Firmware
6 4 (2.58%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (1.94%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.94%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.58%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.94%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (1.94%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.29%) Nessus
5 2 (1.29%) OpenView
5 2 (1.29%) Netcool
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.65%) Nmap
6 1 (0.65%) SCCM
6 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 74 (47.74%) Cisco
2 59 (38.06%) CheckPoint
3 44 (28.39%) F5
4 34 (21.94%) VMware
5 30 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 28 (18.06%) Juniper
7 19 (12.26%) Blue Coat
8 17 (10.97%) Fortinet
9 15 (9.68%) Citrix
10 14 (9.03%) McAfee
11 12 (7.74%) CA
12 10 (6.45%) Dell
12 10 (6.45%) Tufin
12 10 (6.45%) Wyse
12 10 (6.45%) AlgoSec
13 9 (5.81%) HP
13 9 (5.81%) IBM
14 8 (5.16%) AppSense
14 8 (5.16%) Lumension
15 6 (3.87%) Splunk
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