The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 53 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.86% 0.23% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.24% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £650 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.78 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -62.04%
Security Engineer
UK

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
571 832 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 97.94% 95.09% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 571 486
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 30
Median hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
South Wales +15 4 - - 1
West Wales - 1 £650 -
Security Engineer
UK

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 across the Wales region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) OWASP
1 4 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 3 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (50.00%) Static Program Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Fuzz Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Social Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) CEH
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
4 1 (16.67%) CISMP
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (16.67%) Blockchain
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 4 (66.67%) OWASP
1 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Secure Coding
1 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Fuzz Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Social Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Static Program Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CEH
2 3 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CISMP
4 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory