The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 82 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 - £30.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
880 664 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.73% 94.18% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 463 340
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.68 £65.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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
South Wales -16 2 £425 -5.55% 2
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) PhD
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) SCADA

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PhD
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee
1 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat