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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / South East
Rank 178 181 173
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 58 71 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.83% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.88% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 39
Median daily rate £388 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £431 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +18.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £60.87 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.26% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
+64.91% -

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
7134 8104 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.43% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 4931 4801
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 383 421
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire - 20 £338 -
Hampshire +10 17 £463 +12.12% 5
Surrey -4 9 £525 +10.52% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 6 £260 -
Berkshire +6 3 - - 4
Middlesex - 2 £435 -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 69 (59.48%) Firewall
2 65 (56.03%) Network Security
3 59 (50.86%) Cisco
4 38 (32.76%) CheckPoint
5 33 (28.45%) Juniper
6 31 (26.72%) Palo Alto
7 30 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (21.55%) F5
8 25 (21.55%) Telecoms
9 23 (19.83%) Data Centre
10 22 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (16.38%) LAN
12 18 (15.52%) WAN
12 18 (15.52%) PowerShell
12 18 (15.52%) Load Balancing
13 17 (14.66%) Blue Coat
14 16 (13.79%) Brocade
15 15 (12.93%) PCI DSS
15 15 (12.93%) REST
16 14 (12.07%) Puppet
16 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
16 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (12.07%) SSL
16 14 (12.07%) Public Cloud
16 14 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (12.07%) Kalman Filter
16 14 (12.07%) Web Filtering
17 13 (11.21%) AWS CloudTrail
17 13 (11.21%) Web Services

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 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.86%) Apache
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (11.21%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.86%) IaaS
4 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (59.48%) Firewall
2 65 (56.03%) Network Security
3 30 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (16.38%) LAN
5 18 (15.52%) WAN
6 14 (12.07%) SSL
7 12 (10.34%) VPN
8 10 (8.62%) NetScaler
8 10 (8.62%) OSPF
9 8 (6.90%) Wireless
10 7 (6.03%) BGP
10 7 (6.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (6.03%) DNS
10 7 (6.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (6.03%) Junos
10 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
11 6 (5.17%) Internet
12 5 (4.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (4.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (3.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.86%) Big Data
1 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.86%) MariaDB
1 1 (0.86%) MySQL
1 1 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 25 (21.55%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.34%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) Legal
4 3 (2.59%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) REST
2 13 (11.21%) Web Services
3 4 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.83%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.07%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.03%) PKI
5 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.72%) CESG
7 1 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.86%) DataPower
7 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) Windows
2 6 (5.17%) Linux
2 6 (5.17%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.59%) Android
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.86%) Unix
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.52%) Load Balancing
2 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.07%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (12.07%) Web Filtering
3 13 (11.21%) Information Security
3 13 (11.21%) SIEM
4 11 (9.48%) ITIL
4 11 (9.48%) Problem Management
5 10 (8.62%) Business Transformation
5 10 (8.62%) DNA
6 9 (7.76%) Change Management
7 8 (6.90%) Project Management
8 6 (5.17%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.17%) Network Architecture
8 6 (5.17%) Service Management
9 5 (4.31%) Cryptography
9 5 (4.31%) Database Security
9 5 (4.31%) Security Architecture
10 4 (3.45%) DevOps
10 4 (3.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.72%) C
2 2 (1.72%) C++
2 2 (1.72%) Java
2 2 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.21%) CISSP
4 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 11 (9.48%) CCNP
6 9 (7.76%) CCNA
7 8 (6.90%) CCIE
8 7 (6.03%) JNCIA
8 7 (6.03%) JNCIP
8 7 (6.03%) JNCIS
9 6 (5.17%) Degree
10 5 (4.31%) CCSA
10 5 (4.31%) CCSE
10 5 (4.31%) CCSP
11 2 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.72%) CISA
11 2 (1.72%) CISM
11 2 (1.72%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.86%) CCDE
12 1 (0.86%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.93%) PCI DSS
2 12 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (7.76%) HIPAA
5 4 (3.45%) RMADS
6 3 (2.59%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.72%) SLA
8 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.86%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Firmware
3 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) Gluster
4 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (12.07%) Puppet
2 5 (4.31%) SCCM
3 4 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.72%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.72%) Ansible
4 2 (1.72%) Stealthwatch
4 2 (1.72%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.86%) Salt
5 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (50.86%) Cisco
2 38 (32.76%) CheckPoint
3 33 (28.45%) Juniper
4 31 (26.72%) Palo Alto
5 25 (21.55%) F5
6 17 (14.66%) Blue Coat
7 16 (13.79%) Brocade
8 10 (8.62%) Bluefish Communications
9 9 (7.76%) Intel Security
10 6 (5.17%) Citrix
10 6 (5.17%) FireEye
10 6 (5.17%) TippingPoint
10 6 (5.17%) VMware
11 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
11 4 (3.45%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.59%) Aruba
12 3 (2.59%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.59%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.59%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.59%) Tufin
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