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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 195 169 205
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 65 77 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.86% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.93% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 7
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£400 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +23.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+39.68% -60.62%
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
8443 8253 7814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.38% 92.48% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4908 4500 3983
Average daily rate £375 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £210
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 411 421 591
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Berkshire +3 23 £328 -12.66% 3
Hampshire -9 18 £400 -5.88% 3
Surrey +7 15 £400 -17.94% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £500 +100.00% 4
Oxfordshire -24 1 £350 -30.00%
Kent - 1 £425 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 62 (44.60%) Firewall
2 50 (35.97%) CheckPoint
3 49 (35.25%) Cisco
4 48 (34.53%) Network Security
5 45 (32.37%) Security Cleared
6 32 (23.02%) Windows
7 29 (20.86%) Linux
7 29 (20.86%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (20.14%) SC Cleared
9 27 (19.42%) F5
9 27 (19.42%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (17.99%) TCP/IP
11 23 (16.55%) Juniper
12 22 (15.83%) PKI
13 21 (15.11%) UNIX
14 20 (14.39%) CCNP
15 19 (13.67%) Microsoft
15 19 (13.67%) Active Directory
15 19 (13.67%) McAfee
16 18 (12.95%) ITIL
16 18 (12.95%) VMware
16 18 (12.95%) Blue Coat
16 18 (12.95%) Kalman Filter
17 17 (12.23%) WAN
17 17 (12.23%) VPN
18 16 (11.51%) LAN
19 14 (10.07%) SQL Server
19 14 (10.07%) Finance
20 13 (9.35%) Telecoms
20 13 (9.35%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (5.76%) Apache
2 6 (4.32%) JBoss
3 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 62 (44.60%) Firewall
2 48 (34.53%) Network Security
3 29 (20.86%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (17.99%) TCP/IP
5 17 (12.23%) VPN
5 17 (12.23%) WAN
6 16 (11.51%) LAN
7 13 (9.35%) Wireless
7 13 (9.35%) OSPF
7 13 (9.35%) BGP
8 12 (8.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (7.91%) DNS
10 9 (6.47%) SSL
11 8 (5.76%) IPsec
12 7 (5.04%) NetScaler
13 6 (4.32%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (4.32%) Wireshark
13 6 (4.32%) VRRP
13 6 (4.32%) SMTP
14 5 (3.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Subversion
1 1 (0.72%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (10.07%) Finance
2 13 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.16%) Back Office
5 2 (1.44%) Billing
5 2 (1.44%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.44%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.72%) OAuth2
2 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) JSP
2 1 (0.72%) SAML
2 1 (0.72%) Middleware
2 1 (0.72%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.83%) PKI
2 13 (9.35%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.32%) DataPower
3 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.60%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.16%) Clustering
5 3 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.44%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.44%) SecurID
7 1 (0.72%) e-Health
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.02%) Windows
2 29 (20.86%) Linux
3 21 (15.11%) UNIX
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.60%) Solaris
8 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.95%) ITIL
1 18 (12.95%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (9.35%) SIEM
3 9 (6.47%) Change Control
3 9 (6.47%) Incident Management
4 8 (5.76%) Cyber Security
4 8 (5.76%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (5.04%) Security Architecture
5 7 (5.04%) Information Security
5 7 (5.04%) Change Management
6 6 (4.32%) Configuration Management
6 6 (4.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (3.60%) Service Management
7 5 (3.60%) Risk Management
7 5 (3.60%) Network Design
7 5 (3.60%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (2.88%) Security Management
8 4 (2.88%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.88%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (2.16%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.63%) Perl
2 9 (6.47%) Shell Script
2 9 (6.47%) SQL
3 7 (5.04%) PHP
4 6 (4.32%) Java
5 5 (3.60%) C++
5 5 (3.60%) C
5 5 (3.60%) Python
6 2 (1.44%) C#
6 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.72%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 45 (32.37%) Security Cleared
2 28 (20.14%) SC Cleared
3 27 (19.42%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (14.39%) CCNP
5 12 (8.63%) CCNA
5 12 (8.63%) CCSE
6 10 (7.19%) CCSA
6 10 (7.19%) CISSP
7 9 (6.47%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.32%) Degree
9 5 (3.60%) CCIE
10 4 (2.88%) CCSP
11 3 (2.16%) ACSA
12 2 (1.44%) CISA
13 1 (0.72%) CISM
13 1 (0.72%) GCIH
13 1 (0.72%) CEH
13 1 (0.72%) MCP
13 1 (0.72%) MCSE
13 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.32%) SLA
3 4 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (13.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.91%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.04%) XenApp
4 7 (5.04%) Snort
5 6 (4.32%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.88%) Sendmail
7 3 (2.16%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.72%) Firmware
8 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.88%) MIMEsweeper
2 4 (2.88%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.44%) Nessus
5 1 (0.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.72%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (35.97%) CheckPoint
2 49 (35.25%) Cisco
3 27 (19.42%) F5
4 23 (16.55%) Juniper
5 19 (13.67%) Microsoft
5 19 (13.67%) McAfee
6 18 (12.95%) VMware
6 18 (12.95%) Blue Coat
7 9 (6.47%) Sourcefire
7 9 (6.47%) NetScout
8 8 (5.76%) Fortinet
8 8 (5.76%) Citrix
8 8 (5.76%) Nokia
9 7 (5.04%) TippingPoint
9 7 (5.04%) Sophos
10 6 (4.32%) Websense
10 6 (4.32%) Wyse
10 6 (4.32%) NetApp
10 6 (4.32%) HP
10 6 (4.32%) Dell
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago