The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 50 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.97% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-53.75% +86.04%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
654 389 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 91.85% 92.62% 91.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 229 218
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.15 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer across the Wales region.

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 13 £375 - 1
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - - 1
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Sophos
5 3 (17.65%) Websense
5 3 (17.65%) Clearswift
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) McAfee
5 3 (17.65%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (11.76%) UAG
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) Remedy
6 2 (11.76%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) CCNP

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (11.76%) OSPF
3 2 (11.76%) BGP
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) SCADA
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
2 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Validation
1 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (5.88%) Information Security
1 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
1 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
1 1 (5.88%) Security Management
1 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
1 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
1 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) CCSE
4 1 (5.88%) CEH
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (11.76%) UAG
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) MetaFrame
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (11.76%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Sophos
3 3 (17.65%) Websense
3 3 (17.65%) Clearswift
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) McAfee
3 3 (17.65%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) BT
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper