The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 36 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.09% 0.29% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 0.30% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
407 328 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.65% 95.91% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 224 218
Average daily rate £413 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -16.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Security Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
2 9 (69.23%) McAfee
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) F5
3 8 (61.54%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
4 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) ProxySG
6 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
6 3 (23.08%) IronPort
7 2 (15.38%) OSPF
7 2 (15.38%) BGP
8 1 (7.69%) Perl
8 1 (7.69%) UNIX
8 1 (7.69%) Apache
8 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (7.69%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
2 9 (69.23%) F5
2 9 (69.23%) McAfee
3 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
5 3 (23.08%) IronPort
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