Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Security Engineer was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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.

Infrastructure Security Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 844 818 852
Rank change year-on-year -26 +34 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 26 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.032% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.033% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 19
England median daily rate £406 £490 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.09% +11.36% -2.22%
10th Percentile £352 £363 £273
90th Percentile £477 £540 £506
UK median daily rate £413 £480 £440
% change year-on-year -14.06% +9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89,320 86,581 93,675
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.87% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,457 57,357 61,708
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,836 2,565 2,977
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +2.89%

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in England

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in England

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Security Engineer in England

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in England

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 14 £450 -10.00% 8
South East -3 4 £450 - 1
West Midlands -15 4 £360 -4.00% 2
Midlands -22 4 £360 -4.00% 2
East of England - 2 £350 -
North of England - 1 - -
South West - 1 £355 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Infrastructure Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Infrastructure Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Infrastructure Security Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (61.54%) Firewall
3 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
6 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) Sophos
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (26.92%) Patch Management
7 7 (26.92%) ForeScout
8 6 (23.08%) Symantec
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
9 5 (19.23%) VMware
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (15.38%) Network Security
10 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
10 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 4 (15.38%) McAfee
10 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (15.38%) Internet
10 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 3 (11.54%) Okta
11 3 (11.54%) Information Security
11 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
11 3 (11.54%) Information Security Management
11 3 (11.54%) Security Management

Infrastructure Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) BGP
6 1 (3.85%) DVB
6 1 (3.85%) FTP
6 1 (3.85%) HTTP
6 1 (3.85%) IPsec
6 1 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (3.85%) SMS
6 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) FMCG
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) MPEG
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (26.92%) Patch Management
3 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (11.54%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security Management
4 3 (11.54%) ISMS
4 3 (11.54%) Re-Platforming
4 3 (11.54%) Security Management
5 2 (7.69%) Application Discovery
5 2 (7.69%) Security Hardening
5 2 (7.69%) SIEM
5 2 (7.69%) Ticket Management
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CISSP
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CCSA
2 1 (3.85%) CCSE
2 1 (3.85%) CCSM
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HNC
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GAMP
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.85%) Nessus
3 1 (3.85%) QRadar
3 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) ForeScout
2 7 (26.92%) Sophos
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Symantec
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) McAfee
5 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 3 (11.54%) Okta
6 3 (11.54%) Tufin
7 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) Qualys
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.85%) Trend Micro
8 1 (3.85%) Veritas