The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 128 104 123
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 15 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.23% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.25% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £297 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £485 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +34.90%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 1999 2857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.03% 93.89% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1236 1721
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 136 192
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Engineer
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 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
Wiltshire +6 12 £450 +5.88%
Bristol - - - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 28 (80.00%) Cisco
2 26 (74.29%) Firewall
3 25 (71.43%) Juniper
4 23 (65.71%) Network Security
5 21 (60.00%) F5
6 18 (51.43%) CheckPoint
6 18 (51.43%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (40.00%) BGP
8 13 (37.14%) OSPF
8 13 (37.14%) Windows
9 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
9 11 (31.43%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (31.43%) Junos
10 10 (28.57%) Linux
10 10 (28.57%) McAfee
11 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
12 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
13 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
13 5 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (8.57%) ProxySG
15 3 (8.57%) Sourcefire
15 3 (8.57%) IronPort
15 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
15 3 (8.57%) Change Management
15 3 (8.57%) LAN
15 3 (8.57%) WAN
15 3 (8.57%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) Firewall
2 23 (65.71%) Network Security
3 18 (51.43%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (40.00%) BGP
5 13 (37.14%) OSPF
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (31.43%) Junos
7 5 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (8.57%) LAN
9 3 (8.57%) WAN
9 3 (8.57%) VPN
10 2 (5.71%) SAN
10 2 (5.71%) MPLS
11 1 (2.86%) DNS
11 1 (2.86%) DHCP
11 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
1 1 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
1 1 (2.86%) PKI
1 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 2 (5.71%) Network Design
3 2 (5.71%) Network Planning
4 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) VB
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CCNP
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCSE
4 1 (2.86%) CCIE
4 1 (2.86%) CCSP
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
2 1 (2.86%) UAG
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Cisco
2 25 (71.43%) Juniper
3 21 (60.00%) F5
4 18 (51.43%) CheckPoint
5 10 (28.57%) McAfee
6 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.57%) Sourcefire
7 3 (8.57%) IronPort
8 2 (5.71%) VMware
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.86%) Veritas
9 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.86%) 3Com
9 1 (2.86%) Symantec
9 1 (2.86%) Acronis
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