The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 49 43 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.57% 2.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 2.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -4.82% +17.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - £36.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 496 527 784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.84% 92.62% 96.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 294 459
Median daily rate £355 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £93.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Glasgow

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Glasgow

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Glasgow region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) Symantec
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (68.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (68.75%) Finance
4 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) Windows 10
5 8 (50.00%) VBScript
6 7 (43.75%) SCCM
6 7 (43.75%) C#
7 6 (37.50%) Network Security
8 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
8 5 (31.25%) Perl
8 5 (31.25%) Python
8 5 (31.25%) Publishing
8 5 (31.25%) BCP
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (18.75%) Data Security
10 3 (18.75%) LDAP
10 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 3 (18.75%) CISSP
10 3 (18.75%) Cisco
10 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
10 3 (18.75%) SANS
11 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
11 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 2 (12.50%) Mentoring

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) LDAP
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 2 (12.50%) H.323
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) BCP
1 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
1 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Data Security
2 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (6.25%) Data Enrichment
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (50.00%) VBScript
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
1 3 (18.75%) SANS
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (43.75%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (6.25%) QRadar
3 1 (6.25%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Symantec
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) MapR
5 1 (6.25%) NetWitness
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter