The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 72 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 25 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.06% 1.48% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.57% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 4
Average daily rate £475 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £266 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £444 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1159 1336 1164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.47% 94.15% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 733 631
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 44 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 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
Leatherhead -5 14 £475 -5.00%
Staines +12 3 - -
Guildford +3 1 £425 +45.29%
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
1 22 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 21 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (41.67%) PKI
3 15 (41.67%) Linux
4 14 (38.89%) Apache
4 14 (38.89%) LDAP
4 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 12 (33.33%) Security Architecture
6 11 (30.56%) VMware
7 10 (27.78%) Reverse Proxy
7 10 (27.78%) Network Security
7 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
7 10 (27.78%) Firewall
7 10 (27.78%) Identity Management
8 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 9 (25.00%) Unix
9 8 (22.22%) Java
9 8 (22.22%) VPN
9 8 (22.22%) SAML
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) SAN
9 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 7 (19.44%) SSL
10 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.67%) JBoss
11 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (16.67%) Algorithms
11 6 (16.67%) F5

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 14 (38.89%) Apache
2 6 (16.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 2 (5.56%) PaaS
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) LDAP
2 10 (27.78%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) Network Security
2 10 (27.78%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (22.22%) SAN
3 8 (22.22%) VPN
4 7 (19.44%) SSL
4 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.11%) DNS
5 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (11.11%) SSH
6 3 (8.33%) LAN
6 3 (8.33%) SMTP
7 2 (5.56%) BGP
7 2 (5.56%) DHCP
7 2 (5.56%) FTP
7 2 (5.56%) MPLS
7 2 (5.56%) WAN
8 1 (2.78%) RSVP
8 1 (2.78%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) SAML
2 3 (8.33%) SOAP
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) Java EE
4 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) PKI
2 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (13.89%) DataPower
5 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
5 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (41.67%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (5.56%) CentOS
5 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 10 (27.78%) Identity Management
3 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Change Control
4 3 (8.33%) Information Security
4 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (8.33%) SIEM
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.56%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.78%) Analytics
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Network Management
6 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 21 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) CCNA
5 3 (8.33%) CISSP
6 2 (5.56%) AWS Certification
6 2 (5.56%) CCSA
6 2 (5.56%) CEH
6 2 (5.56%) CISM
6 2 (5.56%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.56%) RHCT
7 1 (2.78%) CCIE
7 1 (2.78%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) FIPS 140-2
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Ansible
3 1 (2.78%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (2.78%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 10 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) F5
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.56%) Splunk
7 1 (2.78%) Aruba
7 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.78%) Huawei
7 1 (2.78%) NetWitness
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) Tripwire