The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 179 195 202
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 76 76 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.77% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.81% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 46 28
Median daily rate £401 £368 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £21.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £46.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-35.86% -23.33%
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
7858 9402 8618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.73% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5659 4754
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 440 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -3 22 £400 +14.28% 3
Hampshire +25 21 £400 -5.88% 4
Surrey +7 19 £425 +10.38% 6
Middlesex +7 8 £438 -2.77%
Buckinghamshire +22 3 £363 -19.44% 1
Oxfordshire -15 2 £300 -14.28%
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 84 (53.50%) Firewall
2 81 (51.59%) Cisco
3 70 (44.59%) Network Security
4 58 (36.94%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (35.67%) CheckPoint
6 52 (33.12%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (28.66%) CCNP
8 41 (26.11%) Security Cleared
9 39 (24.84%) LAN
10 37 (23.57%) WAN
10 37 (23.57%) SC Cleared
11 27 (17.20%) Linux
12 24 (15.29%) FortiGate
13 23 (14.65%) Telecoms
13 23 (14.65%) Data Centre
14 22 (14.01%) CCSE
14 22 (14.01%) VPN
14 22 (14.01%) DNS
15 21 (13.38%) CCSA
16 20 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (12.74%) Open Source
17 18 (11.46%) CCNA
17 18 (11.46%) Palo Alto
18 17 (10.83%) Windows
18 17 (10.83%) Identity Management
18 17 (10.83%) Cisco PIX
19 16 (10.19%) F5
19 16 (10.19%) SSL
19 16 (10.19%) OSPF
20 15 (9.55%) VoIP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.01%) Apache
2 6 (3.82%) Confluence
3 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.18%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (53.50%) Firewall
2 70 (44.59%) Network Security
3 52 (33.12%) Cisco ASA
4 39 (24.84%) LAN
5 37 (23.57%) WAN
6 22 (14.01%) DNS
6 22 (14.01%) VPN
7 17 (10.83%) Cisco PIX
8 16 (10.19%) OSPF
8 16 (10.19%) SSL
9 15 (9.55%) VoIP
9 15 (9.55%) Wireless
10 14 (8.92%) TCP/IP
11 13 (8.28%) BGP
11 13 (8.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (8.28%) Wireshark
12 12 (7.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (7.64%) LDAP
13 9 (5.73%) IP Telephony
13 9 (5.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) Big Data
1 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.64%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (14.65%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.55%) Retail
3 5 (3.18%) Billing
4 3 (1.91%) Finance
4 3 (1.91%) Legal
5 2 (1.27%) Advertising
5 2 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.28%) REST
2 8 (5.10%) SAML
3 7 (4.46%) Web Services
4 5 (3.18%) J2EE
5 4 (2.55%) .NET
5 4 (2.55%) Node.js
6 1 (0.64%) SOAP
6 1 (0.64%) Swing
6 1 (0.64%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.65%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.92%) Cryptography
3 9 (5.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (4.46%) PKI
5 6 (3.82%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.64%) CCTV
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.64%) DataPower
7 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.20%) Linux
2 17 (10.83%) Windows
3 13 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.46%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.82%) Unix
6 4 (2.55%) Android
6 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.27%) Kali Linux
7 2 (1.27%) Solaris
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (12.74%) Open Source
2 17 (10.83%) Identity Management
3 15 (9.55%) High Availability
3 15 (9.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 15 (9.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 14 (8.92%) Information Security
5 13 (8.28%) Network Design
5 13 (8.28%) Software Engineering
6 12 (7.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 11 (7.01%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.37%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (6.37%) TDD
9 9 (5.73%) Change Management
9 9 (5.73%) DDoS Mitigation
9 9 (5.73%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 9 (5.73%) Fault Management
9 9 (5.73%) Pair Programming
10 8 (5.10%) Security Architecture
10 8 (5.10%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.64%) Java
2 9 (5.73%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.46%) Python
4 6 (3.82%) Perl
5 5 (3.18%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.55%) Scala
6 4 (2.55%) VBScript
7 3 (1.91%) C
7 3 (1.91%) C++
7 3 (1.91%) PHP
8 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (36.94%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (28.66%) CCNP
3 41 (26.11%) Security Cleared
4 37 (23.57%) SC Cleared
5 22 (14.01%) CCSE
6 21 (13.38%) CCSA
7 18 (11.46%) CCNA
8 12 (7.64%) CISSP
9 8 (5.10%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (4.46%) Degree
11 6 (3.82%) CCIE
11 6 (3.82%) CCVP
12 2 (1.27%) MCSA
12 2 (1.27%) MCSE
12 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.64%) CCDP
13 1 (0.64%) CCSP
13 1 (0.64%) CEH
13 1 (0.64%) CISM
13 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) SLA
2 6 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.82%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.18%) QA
4 2 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.64%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.73%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.27%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (15.29%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.18%) Puppet
3 4 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.91%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.91%) Nessus
4 3 (1.91%) Nexpose
4 3 (1.91%) Nmap
4 3 (1.91%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.27%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.27%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.64%) SELinux
Vendors
1 81 (51.59%) Cisco
2 56 (35.67%) CheckPoint
3 18 (11.46%) Palo Alto
4 16 (10.19%) F5
5 14 (8.92%) Juniper
6 12 (7.64%) Blue Coat
6 12 (7.64%) Fortinet
7 6 (3.82%) SolarWinds
7 6 (3.82%) VMware
8 5 (3.18%) Citrix
9 4 (2.55%) Forcepoint
9 4 (2.55%) Symantec
10 3 (1.91%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.91%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.91%) Rapid7
10 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.91%) Riverbed
10 3 (1.91%) Trustwave
11 2 (1.27%) HP
11 2 (1.27%) TippingPoint
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