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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Security Engineer
Rank 632 616 623
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 9 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.033% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.035% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 2
Median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £280 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £540 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate - £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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
52905 53749 52268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.91% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34482 32631 31888
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2150 2151
Median hourly rate £17.56 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 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 3 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 2 May 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 -6 9 £425 -10.52% 2
London -30 9 £425 -15.00%
City of London +35 1 £550 +15.78%

Infrastructure Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Information Security
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (26.67%) vSphere
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (26.67%) COBIT
6 4 (26.67%) SCCM
6 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) CCNP
7 3 (20.00%) Unix

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 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Internal Audit
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
3 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) COBIT
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk