The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Information Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Engineer
Rank 604 644 647
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.010% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Information Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Information Security Engineer in the job title.

Information Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security Engineer within the UK.

Information Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Information Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Engineer within the UK.

Information Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Engineer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
England +18 5 £440 -2.16% 11
London +10 5 £440 -13.67% 8
Glasgow - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Information 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 featuring Information Security Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Security Operations
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Change Management
6 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (20.00%) Use Case
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) Mercator
7 3 (20.00%) CISSP
7 3 (20.00%) Juniper
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
7 3 (20.00%) SIEM
7 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (13.33%) IPv4
4 2 (13.33%) IPv6
4 2 (13.33%) MRTG
4 2 (13.33%) OSPF
4 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Security Operations
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) SIEM
5 3 (20.00%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (13.33%) E-Discovery
6 2 (13.33%) Network Design
6 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) CCSA
2 2 (13.33%) CCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) GIAC
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (13.33%) EnCase
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.67%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) Mercator
4 2 (13.33%) AlienVault
4 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Qualys
4 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) Aruba
5 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) NetWitness
5 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.67%) Tripwire
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