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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 178 223 183
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 79 14 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.16% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.18% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 14
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£430 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £454 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £408 £355
% change year-on-year
-4.29% +14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £48.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.41%
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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +34 36 £375 -16.66% 6
Surrey +9 19 £500 +11.11% 2
Hampshire -4 17 £388 -15.76% 1
Kent - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 79 (60.77%) Firewall
2 72 (55.38%) Network Security
3 66 (50.77%) Cisco
4 61 (46.92%) CheckPoint
5 60 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 43 (33.08%) F5
7 41 (31.54%) SC Cleared
8 38 (29.23%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (26.92%) OSPF
10 33 (25.38%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (24.62%) CCNP
12 31 (23.85%) Telecoms
13 30 (23.08%) Microsoft
14 27 (20.77%) VMware
15 25 (19.23%) Windows
16 24 (18.46%) Juniper
17 23 (17.69%) UNIX
17 23 (17.69%) BGP
18 21 (16.15%) CISSP
18 21 (16.15%) DV Cleared
19 18 (13.85%) VPN
19 18 (13.85%) Linux
19 18 (13.85%) Blue Coat
20 17 (13.08%) Citrix
20 17 (13.08%) HP
20 17 (13.08%) BIG-IP
21 16 (12.31%) PKI
21 16 (12.31%) PCI DSS
21 16 (12.31%) Internet
21 16 (12.31%) CCSA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (7.69%) Apache
2 7 (5.38%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 79 (60.77%) Firewall
2 72 (55.38%) Network Security
3 38 (29.23%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (26.92%) OSPF
5 23 (17.69%) BGP
6 18 (13.85%) VPN
7 17 (13.08%) BIG-IP
8 16 (12.31%) Internet
9 15 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (10.00%) SSL
10 13 (10.00%) IPsec
10 13 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (9.23%) Wireshark
11 12 (9.23%) NetScaler
11 12 (9.23%) RIP
12 10 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
12 10 (7.69%) SAN
12 10 (7.69%) DNS
12 10 (7.69%) MPLS
12 10 (7.69%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) DB2
3 2 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MSI
1 5 (3.85%) StarTeam
General
1 31 (23.85%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.69%) Back Office
3 7 (5.38%) Finance
4 6 (4.62%) Retail
5 3 (2.31%) Billing
6 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.77%) Banking
7 1 (0.77%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) WAP
2 5 (3.85%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.54%) JSON
4 1 (0.77%) CSS
4 1 (0.77%) HTML
4 1 (0.77%) Ajax
4 1 (0.77%) RESTful
4 1 (0.77%) HTML5
4 1 (0.77%) Laravel
4 1 (0.77%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) PKI
2 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) SecurID
3 7 (5.38%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.85%) DataPower
5 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.31%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.31%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.54%) Open Source
6 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.54%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.23%) Windows
2 23 (17.69%) UNIX
3 18 (13.85%) Linux
4 9 (6.92%) Solaris
5 6 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.62%) Windows 8
5 6 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.85%) SUSE
6 5 (3.85%) AIX
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.77%) Android
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.54%) ITIL
2 12 (9.23%) Change Management
3 10 (7.69%) Demand Forecasting
3 10 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 9 (6.92%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (6.92%) eTOM
4 9 (6.92%) Security Architecture
5 8 (6.15%) Change Control
5 8 (6.15%) Migration
6 7 (5.38%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (5.38%) Fault Management
6 7 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (5.38%) Network Management
7 6 (4.62%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.85%) Information Security
8 5 (3.85%) Release Management
8 5 (3.85%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.77%) SQL
2 7 (5.38%) Java
3 4 (3.08%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.08%) C
3 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.31%) PHP
4 3 (2.31%) Python
4 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.54%) Ruby
5 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 60 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 41 (31.54%) SC Cleared
3 33 (25.38%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (24.62%) CCNP
5 21 (16.15%) CISSP
5 21 (16.15%) DV Cleared
6 16 (12.31%) CCSA
7 15 (11.54%) Degree
8 13 (10.00%) CCNA
8 13 (10.00%) CCSE
9 11 (8.46%) CCSP
10 3 (2.31%) CCIE
11 2 (1.54%) HNC
11 2 (1.54%) HND
12 1 (0.77%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.62%) SLA
3 5 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.69%) ProxySG
3 6 (4.62%) vSphere
3 6 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.62%) Snort
4 5 (3.85%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.08%) XenApp
5 4 (3.08%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.08%) Firmware
6 2 (1.54%) Nmap
7 1 (0.77%) Xen
7 1 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) FortiGate
2 7 (5.38%) Netcool
2 7 (5.38%) OpenView
3 5 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.54%) Nessus
5 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (50.77%) Cisco
2 61 (46.92%) CheckPoint
3 43 (33.08%) F5
4 30 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 27 (20.77%) VMware
6 24 (18.46%) Juniper
7 18 (13.85%) Blue Coat
8 17 (13.08%) Citrix
8 17 (13.08%) HP
9 15 (11.54%) Fortinet
10 11 (8.46%) IBM
11 9 (6.92%) CA
12 8 (6.15%) Tufin
12 8 (6.15%) AlgoSec
12 8 (6.15%) Symantec
13 7 (5.38%) Radware
13 7 (5.38%) Nortel
13 7 (5.38%) Crossbeam
14 6 (4.62%) Splunk
14 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
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