The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 135 133 136
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 2 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.071% 0.52% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.55% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £500 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £235 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
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 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
2668 3103 3228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.34% 95.13% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1719 1964 2079
Median daily rate £363 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 224 182
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
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 West

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire +1 1 £475 +18.75% 1
Bristol -8 1 £525 +55.55% 2
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) CISSP
5 4 (25.00%) Internet
5 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Forcepoint
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) CCNP
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
7 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) Unix
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) HSRP
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) RIP
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) RSS
1 1 (6.25%) Swing
1 1 (6.25%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) BBC
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Server Hardening
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CISSP
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) CISMP
6 1 (6.25%) ISSAP
6 1 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) RSA enVision
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
1 3 (18.75%) Forcepoint
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 2 (12.50%) Qualys
3 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
3 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
3 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (6.25%) VMware