The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 134 141 113
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 10 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.19% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.20% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate £364 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £16.16 £117.50
% change year-on-year
+76.36% -86.24%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2867 3062 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.34% 95.84% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1938 1957 1414
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 176 161
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Engineer across the South West region.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer across the South West region.

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Somerset +4 2 £410 +17.14%
Bristol - 2 £363 - 2
Devon - 2 £350 -
Dorset - 2 £375 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco
3 11 (35.48%) Network Security
4 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
5 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
5 9 (29.03%) VMware
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (22.58%) FortiGate
6 7 (22.58%) Security Operations
7 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (19.35%) Information Security
7 6 (19.35%) TippingPoint
7 6 (19.35%) SMS
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) LAN
8 5 (16.13%) Juniper
9 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (12.90%) Windows
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) WAN
9 4 (12.90%) CCNP
10 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (9.68%) Unix
10 3 (9.68%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) Network Security
3 6 (19.35%) SMS
4 5 (16.13%) LAN
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (9.68%) SAN
7 2 (6.45%) Internet
7 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.45%) Junos
8 1 (3.23%) BGP
8 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.23%) FWSM
8 1 (3.23%) IPsec
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
8 1 (3.23%) Multicast
8 1 (3.23%) OSPF
8 1 (3.23%) Wireless
General
1 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Security Operations
2 6 (19.35%) Information Security
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Time Management
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Management
6 2 (6.45%) ISMS
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Security Management
6 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Network Design
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) SIEM
7 1 (3.23%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) CCNP
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) MCITP
4 3 (9.68%) MCSE
4 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) CCIE
5 2 (6.45%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) CCSP
6 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.23%) CCSA
6 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.68%) Nessus
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
3 9 (29.03%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) TippingPoint
5 5 (16.13%) Juniper
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.23%) F5
8 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) McAfee
8 1 (3.23%) Nortel
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) Sophos
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