Period
to 15 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Security Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 799 820 821
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1 +42
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 18 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.023% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.025% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 11
England median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -7.98%
10th Percentile £319 £352 £163
90th Percentile £494 £534 £500
UK median daily rate £375 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -7.98%
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 80,165 89,708 83,671
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 94.79% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,372 59,333 54,535
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,550 2,888 2,709
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +1.08% -2.63%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £19.71 £18.10 £18.70
% change year-on-year +8.91% -3.22% -4.10%

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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
South East +46 12 £375 -3.23% 1
London +45 4 £575 +16.75% 1
Midlands +17 1 £370 -7.50% 1
West Midlands +16 1 £370 -7.50%
East of England +13 1 £300 -33.33%
Infrastructure Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 17 (94.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 4 (22.22%) SIEM
7 4 (22.22%) Privileged Access Management
7 4 (22.22%) GDPR
8 3 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) SCCM
8 3 (16.67%) SCVMM
8 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) NHS
8 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act

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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (22.22%) Privileged Access Management
3 4 (22.22%) SIEM
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Server Management
6 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Security Management
6 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) R
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CISA
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (22.22%) GDPR
3 3 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (5.56%) COBIT
4 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
1 3 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (11.11%) Nessus
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) QRadar
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Qualys
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Veeam