The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 174 212 163
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 70 27 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.32% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.35% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 24
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£438 £315 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £35.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-55.94% +43.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8317 7813 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.67% 91.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 4023 4109
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Security Engineer
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Hampshire +3 30 £425 +34.92% 3
Berkshire +19 26 £400 - 2
Surrey +3 7 £488 +105.26% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 2 - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 82 (59.42%) Cisco
2 73 (52.90%) CheckPoint
3 71 (51.45%) Firewall
4 60 (43.48%) Network Security
5 47 (34.06%) Security Cleared
6 42 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (27.54%) Windows
8 37 (26.81%) Telecoms
8 37 (26.81%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (25.36%) Juniper
10 34 (24.64%) CCNP
11 31 (22.46%) CISSP
11 31 (22.46%) SC Cleared
12 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
12 29 (21.01%) OSPF
13 25 (18.12%) Cisco PIX
14 22 (15.94%) Apache
15 21 (15.22%) F5
16 19 (13.77%) PCI DSS
16 19 (13.77%) Blue Coat
16 19 (13.77%) Linux
17 18 (13.04%) BGP
18 17 (12.32%) VPN
18 17 (12.32%) Cisco Nexus
19 16 (11.59%) UNIX
19 16 (11.59%) MS Excel
19 16 (11.59%) IIS
20 15 (10.87%) Red Hat
20 15 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 15 (10.87%) Snort

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (15.94%) Apache
2 16 (11.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (51.45%) Firewall
2 60 (43.48%) Network Security
3 37 (26.81%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (21.01%) OSPF
5 25 (18.12%) Cisco PIX
6 18 (13.04%) BGP
7 17 (12.32%) VPN
7 17 (12.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (9.42%) LAN
9 12 (8.70%) MPLS
10 11 (7.97%) DNS
10 11 (7.97%) FWSM
11 10 (7.25%) WAN
11 10 (7.25%) TCP/IP
12 9 (6.52%) BIG-IP
12 9 (6.52%) SNMP
13 8 (5.80%) VoIP
13 8 (5.80%) IPsec
14 6 (4.35%) Internet
15 5 (3.62%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.42%) MySQL
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
General
1 37 (26.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.90%) Finance
3 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.80%) .NET
2 6 (4.35%) OAuth
2 6 (4.35%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) XML
4 1 (0.72%) WAP
4 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.72%) JSP
4 1 (0.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) Open Source
2 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.72%) CESG
2 1 (0.72%) SecurID
2 1 (0.72%) PKI
2 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.54%) Windows
2 19 (13.77%) Linux
3 16 (11.59%) UNIX
4 15 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (8.70%) ITIL
2 11 (7.97%) Network Management
3 9 (6.52%) Migration
4 8 (5.80%) SIEM
5 6 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 6 (4.35%) Information Security
5 6 (4.35%) Network Design
5 6 (4.35%) Change Management
6 5 (3.62%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (3.62%) Change Control
6 5 (3.62%) Demand Forecasting
7 4 (2.90%) Network Architecture
7 4 (2.90%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (2.17%) eTOM
8 3 (2.17%) Information Security Management
8 3 (2.17%) Security Management
9 2 (1.45%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.42%) PHP
1 13 (9.42%) Python
1 13 (9.42%) Ruby
1 13 (9.42%) Bash Shell
2 6 (4.35%) SQL
2 6 (4.35%) C#
3 3 (2.17%) Java
4 2 (1.45%) C
5 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (34.06%) Security Cleared
2 42 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (24.64%) CCNP
4 31 (22.46%) CISSP
4 31 (22.46%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.42%) CCIE
5 13 (9.42%) CCSP
6 12 (8.70%) CCSA
6 12 (8.70%) CCSE
7 9 (6.52%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (5.07%) CCDP
9 6 (4.35%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.62%) CISA
10 5 (3.62%) CISM
11 4 (2.90%) Degree
11 4 (2.90%) CCNA
12 2 (1.45%) CCIP
12 2 (1.45%) HND
12 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.77%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.17%) COBIT
3 2 (1.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.87%) Snort
2 7 (5.07%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.17%) Nmap
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) vSphere
4 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.17%) Nessus
3 1 (0.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.72%) OpenView
3 1 (0.72%) Netcool
3 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 82 (59.42%) Cisco
2 73 (52.90%) CheckPoint
3 35 (25.36%) Juniper
4 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
5 21 (15.22%) F5
6 19 (13.77%) Blue Coat
7 15 (10.87%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.35%) McAfee
9 5 (3.62%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.90%) HP
10 4 (2.90%) Symantec
10 4 (2.90%) Nokia
11 3 (2.17%) Oracle
11 3 (2.17%) Nortel
11 3 (2.17%) Citrix
11 3 (2.17%) Ericsson
11 3 (2.17%) IBM
11 3 (2.17%) Sourcefire
11 3 (2.17%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.45%) ArcSight
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