Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 110 89
Rank change year-on-year -8 -21 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 4 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.20% 0.12% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.12% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Bristol median daily rate £413 £650 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.54% +73.33% -
10th Percentile £386 £520 £235
90th Percentile £469 £650 £475
South West median daily rate £429 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +18.28% -9.38% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate - - £38.50
South West median hourly rate - - £38.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1860 1653 1656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.05% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1172 1218
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £236
90th Percentile £525 £545 £533
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 84
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +53.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £51.95 £47.40 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Bristol

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Bristol

Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Engineer in Bristol

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (25.00%) Nexpose
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Nessus
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) OpenAM
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
1 1 (25.00%) Nexpose
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Rapid7