The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Security Engineer
Rank 612 595 574
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.013% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Average daily rate £350 £293 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -21.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £343 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £410
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -32.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Infrastructure Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Infrastructure Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Infrastructure Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Infrastructure Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England +1 7 £350 +19.65% 6
London -1 6 £463 +23.33% 2
South East 0 1 £350 +12.90%
Hampshire - 1 £350 -

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Security Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) Network Security
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) CCNA
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) WAN
6 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (17.65%) CCNP
7 3 (17.65%) IaaS
7 3 (17.65%) FortiGate
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Network Design
7 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Network Security
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) FTP
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) SMTP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Private Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
1 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
2 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Threat Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) C
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CEH
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) RHCT
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (5.88%) GCED
5 1 (5.88%) GCIA
5 1 (5.88%) GCIH
5 1 (5.88%) GIAC
5 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Snort
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) FortiGate
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
3 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk
5 1 (5.88%) Tripwire
5 1 (5.88%) Varonis
5 1 (5.88%) Websense