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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 183 205 179
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 81 73 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.76% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.81% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 39
Median daily rate £400 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 0
Median hourly rate - £21.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.78 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -62.04%
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
8355 9057 8549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.31% 94.71% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4984 5289 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 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 426 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.37 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +17 49 £375 +15.38% 2
Hampshire +1 19 £400 -3.03% 2
Surrey -5 8 £520 +30.00%
Buckinghamshire +9 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire +7 1 £365 +4.28%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 95 (61.29%) Firewall
2 75 (48.39%) Cisco
3 72 (46.45%) Network Security
4 56 (36.13%) CheckPoint
5 53 (34.19%) Cisco ASA
6 50 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (31.61%) Security Cleared
8 45 (29.03%) SC Cleared
8 45 (29.03%) Linux
9 38 (24.52%) CCNP
10 34 (21.94%) WAN
11 32 (20.65%) LAN
12 29 (18.71%) Windows
13 28 (18.06%) FortiGate
14 27 (17.42%) TCP/IP
14 27 (17.42%) Telecoms
15 26 (16.77%) Data Centre
16 25 (16.13%) CCSE
16 25 (16.13%) F5
16 25 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (16.13%) Cisco PIX
17 24 (15.48%) VPN
18 21 (13.55%) Wireless
18 21 (13.55%) Identity Management
18 21 (13.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
18 21 (13.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
19 20 (12.90%) Wireshark
20 19 (12.26%) Active Directory
20 19 (12.26%) LDAP
21 18 (11.61%) DNS

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 16 (10.32%) Apache
2 4 (2.58%) Confluence
3 2 (1.29%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.58%) IaaS
2 4 (2.58%) PaaS
2 4 (2.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (61.29%) Firewall
2 72 (46.45%) Network Security
3 53 (34.19%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (21.94%) WAN
5 32 (20.65%) LAN
6 27 (17.42%) TCP/IP
7 25 (16.13%) Cisco PIX
8 24 (15.48%) VPN
9 21 (13.55%) Wireless
10 20 (12.90%) Wireshark
11 19 (12.26%) LDAP
12 18 (11.61%) DNS
13 16 (10.32%) BGP
13 16 (10.32%) OSPF
14 15 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 14 (9.03%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (9.03%) Reverse Proxy
16 13 (8.39%) MPLS
16 13 (8.39%) SSL
17 12 (7.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.58%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.58%) JIRA
1 4 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (17.42%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.74%) Retail
3 5 (3.23%) Billing
4 4 (2.58%) Military
5 2 (1.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.39%) SAML
2 6 (3.87%) REST
3 5 (3.23%) SOAP
4 2 (1.29%) Web Services
4 2 (1.29%) XML
5 1 (0.65%) .NET
5 1 (0.65%) J2EE
5 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.77%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.32%) PKI
3 14 (9.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (7.10%) Cryptography
5 7 (4.52%) DataPower
6 5 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.94%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.29%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.03%) Linux
2 29 (18.71%) Windows
3 25 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (6.45%) Unix
5 9 (5.81%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.29%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.65%) AIX
7 1 (0.65%) Android
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.55%) Identity Management
1 21 (13.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 21 (13.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 17 (10.97%) High Availability
3 15 (9.68%) Information Security
4 14 (9.03%) DDoS Mitigation
5 12 (7.74%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (7.74%) Network Design
6 11 (7.10%) Load Balancing
6 11 (7.10%) Open Source
6 11 (7.10%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (6.45%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 10 (6.45%) Integration Testing
7 10 (6.45%) SIEM
8 9 (5.81%) Change Management
8 9 (5.81%) Fault Management
8 9 (5.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (5.16%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.16%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.16%) Java
2 7 (4.52%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.58%) Python
3 4 (2.58%) VBScript
4 1 (0.65%) Perl
4 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (31.61%) Security Cleared
3 45 (29.03%) SC Cleared
4 38 (24.52%) CCNP
5 25 (16.13%) CCSE
6 17 (10.97%) CCSA
7 16 (10.32%) CCNA
8 14 (9.03%) CISSP
9 9 (5.81%) CCIE
10 6 (3.87%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (3.87%) Degree
11 4 (2.58%) MCSE
11 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.29%) MCSA
13 1 (0.65%) CEH
13 1 (0.65%) CISM
13 1 (0.65%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.74%) SLA
2 5 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.94%) QA
4 2 (1.29%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 19 (12.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.10%) ProxySG
3 9 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.94%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.94%) UAG
5 2 (1.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (18.06%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.58%) Puppet
3 3 (1.94%) Nessus
3 3 (1.94%) Nexpose
3 3 (1.94%) Nmap
3 3 (1.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (1.94%) WSUS
4 1 (0.65%) QRadar
4 1 (0.65%) SCCM
4 1 (0.65%) SELinux
Vendors
1 75 (48.39%) Cisco
2 56 (36.13%) CheckPoint
3 25 (16.13%) F5
4 16 (10.32%) Palo Alto
5 13 (8.39%) VMware
6 12 (7.74%) Blue Coat
6 12 (7.74%) Fortinet
7 9 (5.81%) Juniper
7 9 (5.81%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.52%) Citrix
8 7 (4.52%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.23%) Splunk
9 5 (3.23%) Symantec
10 4 (2.58%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (2.58%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.94%) IBM
11 3 (1.94%) IronPort
11 3 (1.94%) Rapid7
11 3 (1.94%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.94%) Trustwave
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