The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 71 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.35% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £569 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.87% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +11.11% +87.93%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 812 830 871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.98% 97.30% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 589 643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 37
Median hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.10 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 23 June 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 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid7
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Nexpose
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Nessus

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 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) Nexpose
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid7