The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 122 131
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 15 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.64% 0.27% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.29% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 14
Median daily rate £250 £338 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.92% -2.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £258 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £425 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £57.50
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 the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2217 2451 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.86% 96.08% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4544 5023 7106
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £156 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 857 955
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in the East of England

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in the East of England

Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Engineer in the East of England

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +4 9 - - 2
Suffolk - 3 £250 -
Cambridgeshire +8 2 - - 3
East Anglia - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
1 9 (40.91%) Programme Delivery
2 8 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (27.27%) Network Security
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) Splunk
4 5 (22.73%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (22.73%) Threat Intelligence
4 5 (22.73%) Compliance Management
4 5 (22.73%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
4 5 (22.73%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (22.73%) Office 365
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Information Security
5 4 (18.18%) Perl
5 4 (18.18%) Python
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (18.18%) McAfee
5 4 (18.18%) CISM
5 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (13.64%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
1 6 (27.27%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Law
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) VMS
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Programme Delivery
2 5 (22.73%) Compliance Management
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Portfolio Management
2 5 (22.73%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
2 5 (22.73%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (22.73%) Threat Intelligence
2 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (18.18%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Threat Detection
4 3 (13.64%) Usability Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Perl
1 4 (18.18%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (18.18%) CISM
2 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) CISA
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
3 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (4.55%) CEH
4 1 (4.55%) CRISC
4 1 (4.55%) GIAC
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 3 (13.64%) GDPR
3 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.55%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) VirtualBox
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Snort
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Splunk
2 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
3 4 (18.18%) McAfee
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Becrypt
6 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) FireEye
6 1 (4.55%) Intel
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.55%) Tufin