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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 183 197 176
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 82 66 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.74% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 37
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £318 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £21.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £21.55 -
% change year-on-year
+87.93% -
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
8441 8947 8538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.75% 94.98% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5035 5122 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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 425 441
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +26 49 £408 +25.38% 5
Hampshire +5 15 £425 +6.25% 6
Surrey -10 11 £500 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £550 +10.00%
Oxfordshire +12 2 £365 +4.28%
Kent +7 1 - - 3
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (60.54%) Firewall
2 67 (45.58%) Cisco
2 67 (45.58%) Network Security
3 55 (37.41%) CheckPoint
4 51 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
5 47 (31.97%) Linux
6 40 (27.21%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (27.21%) Security Cleared
7 36 (24.49%) SC Cleared
8 31 (21.09%) Windows
9 29 (19.73%) TCP/IP
10 28 (19.05%) Telecoms
10 28 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
11 27 (18.37%) F5
12 26 (17.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (17.69%) CCNP
13 25 (17.01%) CCSE
13 25 (17.01%) FortiGate
14 24 (16.33%) VPN
14 24 (16.33%) WAN
15 22 (14.97%) LAN
15 22 (14.97%) PKI
16 21 (14.29%) Wireshark
17 19 (12.93%) DNS
17 19 (12.93%) Active Directory
18 18 (12.24%) Information Security
18 18 (12.24%) Two-Factor Authentication
18 18 (12.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
19 17 (11.56%) CCSA
19 17 (11.56%) LDAP

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 15 (10.20%) Apache
2 6 (4.08%) JBoss
3 2 (1.36%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.40%) IaaS
2 5 (3.40%) PaaS
2 5 (3.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (60.54%) Firewall
2 67 (45.58%) Network Security
3 51 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (19.73%) TCP/IP
5 28 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
6 24 (16.33%) VPN
6 24 (16.33%) WAN
7 22 (14.97%) LAN
8 21 (14.29%) Wireshark
9 19 (12.93%) DNS
10 17 (11.56%) LDAP
11 16 (10.88%) BGP
11 16 (10.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (10.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 16 (10.88%) OSPF
12 14 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (9.52%) MPLS
12 14 (9.52%) SSL
13 13 (8.84%) IPsec
14 12 (8.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) DB2
2 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.36%) JIRA
General
1 28 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.12%) Retail
3 5 (3.40%) Billing
4 4 (2.72%) Military
5 2 (1.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.80%) SAML
2 4 (2.72%) SOAP
3 2 (1.36%) REST
3 2 (1.36%) Web Services
3 2 (1.36%) XML
4 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) PKI
2 16 (10.88%) Data Centre
3 15 (10.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (6.12%) Cryptography
5 8 (5.44%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.76%) DataPower
7 6 (4.08%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.72%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.36%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.97%) Linux
2 31 (21.09%) Windows
3 26 (17.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (6.80%) Unix
4 10 (6.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.36%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.68%) AIX
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.24%) Information Security
1 18 (12.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 18 (12.24%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 16 (10.88%) Identity Management
3 15 (10.20%) DDoS Mitigation
4 13 (8.84%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (8.84%) High Availability
5 12 (8.16%) Load Balancing
5 12 (8.16%) SIEM
6 11 (7.48%) Change Management
6 11 (7.48%) Network Design
6 11 (7.48%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (6.80%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 10 (6.80%) Integration Testing
8 9 (6.12%) Migration
8 9 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (5.44%) Security Architecture
9 8 (5.44%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.08%) Open Source
10 6 (4.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.44%) Java
2 7 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.72%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.72%) Python
3 4 (2.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (27.21%) Cisco Certification
1 40 (27.21%) Security Cleared
2 36 (24.49%) SC Cleared
3 26 (17.69%) CCNP
4 25 (17.01%) CCSE
5 17 (11.56%) CCSA
6 16 (10.88%) CISSP
7 14 (9.52%) CCNA
8 9 (6.12%) CCIE
9 5 (3.40%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (3.40%) Degree
10 4 (2.72%) MCSE
10 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.36%) CISM
11 2 (1.36%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.36%) MCSA
12 1 (0.68%) CEH
12 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.40%) PCI DSS
1 5 (3.40%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 19 (12.93%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.48%) ProxySG
2 11 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.72%) ISA Server
3 4 (2.72%) UAG
4 2 (1.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (17.01%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.40%) Puppet
3 4 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.72%) WSUS
4 3 (2.04%) Nessus
4 3 (2.04%) Nexpose
4 3 (2.04%) Nmap
4 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.68%) QRadar
5 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (45.58%) Cisco
2 55 (37.41%) CheckPoint
3 27 (18.37%) F5
4 16 (10.88%) VMware
5 13 (8.84%) Blue Coat
5 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
6 12 (8.16%) Fortinet
7 9 (6.12%) Juniper
8 8 (5.44%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.76%) Citrix
9 7 (4.76%) Splunk
10 6 (4.08%) Symantec
11 5 (3.40%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (3.40%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.40%) Rackspace
12 4 (2.72%) IBM
13 3 (2.04%) IronPort
13 3 (2.04%) Rapid7
13 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.04%) Trustwave
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