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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 190 188 210
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 73 55 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.58% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.64% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 4
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year
+118.18% -
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
9306 8654 7554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.49% 91.35% 92.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5068 4687 3699
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 479 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +15 24 £350 -26.31% 1
Berkshire -15 21 £450 +28.57% 13
Hampshire 0 17 £375 +120.58% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire -17 3 £350 - 1
Kent - 3 £225 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £400 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 86 (56.21%) Firewall
2 75 (49.02%) Network Security
3 71 (46.41%) Cisco
4 63 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 58 (37.91%) CheckPoint
6 45 (29.41%) F5
7 44 (28.76%) SC Cleared
8 43 (28.10%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (25.49%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (24.84%) Microsoft
11 37 (24.18%) Telecoms
12 36 (23.53%) OSPF
13 35 (22.88%) CCNP
14 34 (22.22%) VMware
15 31 (20.26%) PKI
16 29 (18.95%) ITIL
17 27 (17.65%) Windows
17 27 (17.65%) VPN
17 27 (17.65%) Juniper
18 24 (15.69%) CISSP
19 23 (15.03%) BGP
20 21 (13.73%) Linux
20 21 (13.73%) Fortinet
20 21 (13.73%) PCI DSS
21 20 (13.07%) SQL
22 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
22 19 (12.42%) UNIX
23 17 (11.11%) TCP/IP
23 17 (11.11%) LAN
23 17 (11.11%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 8 (5.23%) Apache
2 6 (3.92%) JBoss
3 4 (2.61%) IIS
4 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 86 (56.21%) Firewall
2 75 (49.02%) Network Security
3 39 (25.49%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (23.53%) OSPF
5 27 (17.65%) VPN
6 23 (15.03%) BGP
7 17 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 17 (11.11%) LAN
7 17 (11.11%) SSL
7 17 (11.11%) IPsec
7 17 (11.11%) Internet
8 15 (9.80%) Wireless
9 14 (9.15%) RIP
9 14 (9.15%) NetScaler
10 12 (7.84%) MPLS
10 12 (7.84%) BIG-IP
11 11 (7.19%) DNS
11 11 (7.19%) Cisco ISE
12 10 (6.54%) WAN
12 10 (6.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.61%) DB2
3 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) StarTeam
1 5 (3.27%) MSI
General
1 37 (24.18%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.19%) Back Office
3 7 (4.58%) Finance
4 5 (3.27%) Retail
5 2 (1.31%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.92%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.96%) WAP
3 2 (1.31%) JSON
4 1 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.65%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.65%) Ajax
4 1 (0.65%) OAuth
4 1 (0.65%) RESTful
4 1 (0.65%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.65%) Laravel
4 1 (0.65%) HTML5
4 1 (0.65%) HTML
4 1 (0.65%) CSS
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.26%) PKI
2 14 (9.15%) SecurID
3 8 (5.23%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.92%) DataPower
5 5 (3.27%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.96%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.31%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.65%) e-Health
8 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.65%) Windows
2 21 (13.73%) Linux
3 19 (12.42%) UNIX
4 9 (5.88%) Solaris
5 5 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.61%) SUSE
6 4 (2.61%) AIX
6 4 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.95%) ITIL
2 14 (9.15%) Incident Management
3 13 (8.50%) Demand Forecasting
4 12 (7.84%) eTOM
4 12 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (6.54%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (5.88%) Change Control
7 8 (5.23%) Validation
7 8 (5.23%) Security Architecture
7 8 (5.23%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (4.58%) Information Security
8 7 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.58%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.58%) Change Management
9 6 (3.92%) Service Management
9 6 (3.92%) Migration
10 5 (3.27%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.27%) SIEM
11 4 (2.61%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.61%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.07%) SQL
2 10 (6.54%) Java
3 8 (5.23%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.27%) PHP
5 4 (2.61%) Perl
6 2 (1.31%) Python
6 2 (1.31%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.31%) C
6 2 (1.31%) C++
6 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 63 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 44 (28.76%) SC Cleared
3 43 (28.10%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (22.88%) CCNP
5 24 (15.69%) CISSP
6 16 (10.46%) DV Cleared
6 16 (10.46%) CCNA
7 15 (9.80%) Degree
8 10 (6.54%) CCSE
9 9 (5.88%) CCSA
10 8 (5.23%) CCSP
11 6 (3.92%) CCIE
12 3 (1.96%) HNC
12 3 (1.96%) HND
13 1 (0.65%) CEH
13 1 (0.65%) GCIH
13 1 (0.65%) CRISC
13 1 (0.65%) CCIP
13 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.73%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.96%) SLA
4 2 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.54%) Hyper-V
2 10 (6.54%) XenApp
2 10 (6.54%) XenDesktop
3 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.27%) vSphere
5 4 (2.61%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (2.61%) ProxySG
5 4 (2.61%) Snort
6 3 (1.96%) Firmware
7 2 (1.31%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.54%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (2.61%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.96%) Nessus
4 3 (1.96%) OpenView
4 3 (1.96%) Netcool
5 2 (1.31%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.31%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.31%) Nmap
6 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.65%) SCCM
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 71 (46.41%) Cisco
2 58 (37.91%) CheckPoint
3 45 (29.41%) F5
4 38 (24.84%) Microsoft
5 34 (22.22%) VMware
6 27 (17.65%) Juniper
7 21 (13.73%) Fortinet
8 16 (10.46%) Blue Coat
9 14 (9.15%) Citrix
10 12 (7.84%) CA
11 11 (7.19%) Tufin
11 11 (7.19%) IBM
11 11 (7.19%) AlgoSec
12 10 (6.54%) HP
12 10 (6.54%) Dell
12 10 (6.54%) Wyse
13 9 (5.88%) McAfee
14 8 (5.23%) Lumension
14 8 (5.23%) AppSense
15 6 (3.92%) Sophos
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