The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Infrastructure Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Security Engineer
Rank 626 630 591
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 17 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.028% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.030% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
Median daily rate £415 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £450 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £478 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £450 £225
% change year-on-year
-20.55% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 24 July 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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -14 16 £415 -7.77% 4
South East +4 8 £250 -45.94% 1
Berkshire - 7 £250 -
London -5 6 £415 -12.63% 2
Reading - 5 £250 -
City of London +47 1 £438 -
Scotland +4 1 - -
South West 0 1 £488 +8.33%
Edinburgh -5 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £440 -
Bristol - 1 £488 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £440 -
North East - 1 £440 -

Infrastructure Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Security Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (51.85%) Windows
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Network Security
4 8 (29.63%) CCNA
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (25.93%) WAN
5 7 (25.93%) VMware
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) CCNP
7 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
7 5 (18.52%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) Unix
7 5 (18.52%) Information Security
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco
7 5 (18.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) SCCM
8 4 (14.81%) COBIT
8 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (14.81%) F5
8 4 (14.81%) vSphere
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX

Infrastructure 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) Network Security
3 7 (25.93%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) IPsec
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) VLAN
4 4 (14.81%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) MPLS
5 3 (11.11%) SSL
6 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (7.41%) Junos
6 2 (7.41%) NetScreen
6 2 (7.41%) Wireless
7 1 (3.70%) SAN
7 1 (3.70%) SSH
7 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) RESTful
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 5 (18.52%) Unix
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Information Security
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Network Design
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Internal Audit
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.41%) Security Management
4 2 (7.41%) Security Operations
4 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CCNA
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) CCSA
3 2 (7.41%) CCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) JNCIA
3 2 (7.41%) JNCIS
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) COBIT
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) vSphere
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
2 4 (14.81%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.81%) F5
5 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.41%) Brocade
6 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.41%) Juniper
6 2 (7.41%) Riverbed