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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 204 196 201
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 66 55 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.60% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.65% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 6
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£350 £425 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £345 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £494 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 - £30.00
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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
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 32 £330 -22.35% 5
Hampshire -17 13 £425 - 2
Surrey +2 11 £365 -29.12%
Buckinghamshire -7 8 £550 - 1
Kent - 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £315 - 1
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (45.67%) Firewall
2 49 (38.58%) CheckPoint
2 49 (38.58%) Cisco
3 44 (34.65%) Network Security
4 41 (32.28%) Security Cleared
5 27 (21.26%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (20.47%) F5
6 26 (20.47%) Windows
7 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
8 24 (18.90%) Linux
9 22 (17.32%) TCP/IP
10 20 (15.75%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (14.17%) Juniper
11 18 (14.17%) Active Directory
11 18 (14.17%) UNIX
11 18 (14.17%) PKI
12 17 (13.39%) McAfee
13 16 (12.60%) CCNP
13 16 (12.60%) VPN
13 16 (12.60%) VMware
14 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
14 15 (11.81%) ITIL
14 15 (11.81%) Data Centre
15 14 (11.02%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (10.24%) Kalman Filter
17 12 (9.45%) Blue Coat
17 12 (9.45%) CCSE
17 12 (9.45%) SIEM
17 12 (9.45%) OSPF
17 12 (9.45%) IPsec

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (8.66%) Apache
2 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.36%) JBoss
3 1 (0.79%) IIS
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 58 (45.67%) Firewall
2 44 (34.65%) Network Security
3 27 (21.26%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (17.32%) TCP/IP
5 16 (12.60%) VPN
6 14 (11.02%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (9.45%) IPsec
7 12 (9.45%) OSPF
8 11 (8.66%) LAN
8 11 (8.66%) WAN
9 10 (7.87%) BGP
9 10 (7.87%) Wireless
10 9 (7.09%) SSL
10 9 (7.09%) 4G
11 7 (5.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (5.51%) DNS
11 7 (5.51%) 3G
12 6 (4.72%) SAN
12 6 (4.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (4.72%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Subversion
1 1 (0.79%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (8.66%) Telecoms
1 11 (8.66%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Back Office
2 4 (3.15%) Retail
3 3 (2.36%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.57%) Billing
4 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.36%) JSP
1 3 (2.36%) SAML
2 1 (0.79%) Middleware
2 1 (0.79%) OAuth
2 1 (0.79%) OAuth2
2 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.17%) PKI
2 15 (11.81%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.72%) DataPower
4 6 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.15%) Clustering
5 4 (3.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.36%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.57%) EPoS
8 1 (0.79%) GIS
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) e-Health
8 1 (0.79%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) Windows
2 24 (18.90%) Linux
3 18 (14.17%) UNIX
4 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.15%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.36%) Solaris
8 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.81%) ITIL
2 13 (10.24%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (9.45%) SIEM
4 10 (7.87%) Security Architecture
4 10 (7.87%) Change Control
5 8 (6.30%) Change Management
5 8 (6.30%) Information Security
6 7 (5.51%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.51%) Cyber Security
6 7 (5.51%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (5.51%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.72%) Network Design
7 6 (4.72%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.94%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.94%) Migration
8 5 (3.94%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.15%) Project Management
9 4 (3.15%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.15%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.09%) Perl
1 9 (7.09%) Shell Script
2 8 (6.30%) SQL
3 3 (2.36%) Python
3 3 (2.36%) C
3 3 (2.36%) C++
3 3 (2.36%) Java
3 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.36%) PHP
4 2 (1.57%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 41 (32.28%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
3 20 (15.75%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (12.60%) CCNP
5 12 (9.45%) CCSE
6 11 (8.66%) CISSP
7 9 (7.09%) CCNA
8 7 (5.51%) CCSA
9 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.15%) Degree
11 3 (2.36%) ACSA
11 3 (2.36%) CCIE
12 2 (1.57%) CISA
13 1 (0.79%) GIAC
13 1 (0.79%) CEH
13 1 (0.79%) GCIA
13 1 (0.79%) GCIH
13 1 (0.79%) GCFA
13 1 (0.79%) CCSP
13 1 (0.79%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) SLA
2 4 (3.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (14.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.15%) ProxySG
4 4 (3.15%) Snort
5 3 (2.36%) XenApp
6 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.57%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.79%) vSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (7.09%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.36%) Nessus
2 3 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.57%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (1.57%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.79%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (38.58%) Cisco
1 49 (38.58%) CheckPoint
2 26 (20.47%) F5
3 18 (14.17%) Juniper
4 17 (13.39%) McAfee
5 16 (12.60%) VMware
6 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
7 12 (9.45%) Blue Coat
8 11 (8.66%) Fortinet
8 11 (8.66%) Nokia
9 9 (7.09%) HP
9 9 (7.09%) TippingPoint
10 8 (6.30%) Sourcefire
10 8 (6.30%) Remedy
11 6 (4.72%) NetScout
11 6 (4.72%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.72%) Imperva
12 5 (3.94%) NetApp
12 5 (3.94%) Tripwire
13 4 (3.15%) Sophos
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