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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 185 221 189
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 64 48 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.51% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.54% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 37
Median daily rate £420 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £45.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +178.46%
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
7246 8896 9279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.55% 94.75% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4211 5154 5056
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 502 506
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Hampshire +29 23 £443 +2.60% 1
Surrey +29 17 £550 +15.78% 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £338 -
Berkshire -3 6 £488 +14.70% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £456 +30.35%
Middlesex - 3 £423 -
Sussex 0 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 83 (58.04%) Cisco
2 81 (56.64%) Firewall
3 71 (49.65%) Network Security
4 50 (34.97%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (34.27%) CheckPoint
6 45 (31.47%) Cisco ASA
7 42 (29.37%) LAN
8 37 (25.87%) WAN
8 37 (25.87%) CCNP
9 34 (23.78%) Palo Alto
10 31 (21.68%) Data Centre
11 30 (20.98%) Security Cleared
12 29 (20.28%) SC Cleared
13 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (18.18%) Juniper
14 21 (14.69%) VPN
14 21 (14.69%) SSL
15 20 (13.99%) REST
16 19 (13.29%) Wireless
16 19 (13.29%) Telecoms
17 18 (12.59%) F5
18 17 (11.89%) CCNA
18 17 (11.89%) VoIP
19 15 (10.49%) Open Source
19 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Azure
19 15 (10.49%) Load Balancing
19 15 (10.49%) Web Services
20 14 (9.79%) DNS
20 14 (9.79%) OSPF
20 14 (9.79%) PCI DSS

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 5 (3.50%) Apache
1 5 (3.50%) Confluence
2 2 (1.40%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.09%) AWS CloudTrail
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (56.64%) Firewall
2 71 (49.65%) Network Security
3 45 (31.47%) Cisco ASA
4 42 (29.37%) LAN
5 37 (25.87%) WAN
6 21 (14.69%) SSL
6 21 (14.69%) VPN
7 19 (13.29%) Wireless
8 17 (11.89%) VoIP
9 14 (9.79%) DNS
9 14 (9.79%) OSPF
10 11 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (6.99%) Internet
11 10 (6.99%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (6.29%) IP Telephony
13 8 (5.59%) BGP
14 7 (4.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 7 (4.90%) TCP/IP
15 6 (4.20%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (4.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.40%) Big Data
1 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.70%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.70%) Travis CI
General
1 19 (13.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.29%) Finance
3 7 (4.90%) Retail
4 4 (2.80%) Legal
5 2 (1.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.99%) REST
2 15 (10.49%) Web Services
3 5 (3.50%) J2EE
4 4 (2.80%) .NET
4 4 (2.80%) 802.1X
4 4 (2.80%) Node.js
5 3 (2.10%) SAML
6 1 (0.70%) SOAP
6 1 (0.70%) Swing
6 1 (0.70%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.68%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.79%) Public Cloud
3 12 (8.39%) Cryptography
4 7 (4.90%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.50%) PKI
6 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) CCTV
7 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.70%) DataPower
7 1 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.90%) Linux
2 4 (2.80%) Android
2 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (2.80%) Windows
3 3 (2.10%) Unix
4 2 (1.40%) Solaris
4 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.49%) Load Balancing
2 15 (10.49%) Open Source
3 13 (9.09%) Information Security
4 12 (8.39%) Software Engineering
5 11 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 11 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (6.99%) Business Transformation
6 10 (6.99%) DNA
7 9 (6.29%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.29%) Fault Management
7 9 (6.29%) High Availability
7 9 (6.29%) SIEM
7 9 (6.29%) TDD
7 9 (6.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 9 (6.29%) Web Filtering
8 8 (5.59%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.59%) Pair Programming
8 8 (5.59%) Software Delivery
9 7 (4.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.79%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.69%) Java
3 6 (4.20%) Perl
4 4 (2.80%) Scala
5 3 (2.10%) C
5 3 (2.10%) C++
5 3 (2.10%) PHP
5 3 (2.10%) Python
6 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.70%) Ruby
7 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (34.97%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (25.87%) CCNP
3 30 (20.98%) Security Cleared
4 29 (20.28%) SC Cleared
5 17 (11.89%) CCNA
6 10 (6.99%) CISSP
7 9 (6.29%) CCSA
8 8 (5.59%) CCSE
9 7 (4.90%) CCIE
9 7 (4.90%) CCVP
10 6 (4.20%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (4.20%) Degree
11 4 (2.80%) CCSP
11 4 (2.80%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.80%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.80%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.40%) CISM
12 2 (1.40%) MCSA
12 2 (1.40%) MCSE
12 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.79%) PCI DSS
2 11 (7.69%) SLA
3 7 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (4.20%) QA
5 5 (3.50%) HIPAA
6 2 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.40%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.70%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.70%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (9.79%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (9.79%) Puppet
2 10 (6.99%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.10%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.40%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (1.40%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (1.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.40%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.70%) Ansible
5 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.70%) Salt
5 1 (0.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 83 (58.04%) Cisco
2 49 (34.27%) CheckPoint
3 34 (23.78%) Palo Alto
4 26 (18.18%) Juniper
5 18 (12.59%) F5
6 11 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 10 (6.99%) Bluefish Communications
8 9 (6.29%) Brocade
9 6 (4.20%) Intel Security
10 5 (3.50%) Fortinet
10 5 (3.50%) TippingPoint
11 3 (2.10%) FireEye
11 3 (2.10%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.10%) HP
11 3 (2.10%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.10%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.10%) Sourcefire
11 3 (2.10%) VMware
12 2 (1.40%) Cyberoam
12 2 (1.40%) Lancope
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