Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 21 November 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 76 77
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.60% 0.65% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.70% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £449 £318 £400
90th Percentile £535 £463 £475
South West median daily rate £445 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +22.76% -9.38% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £38.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 620 854 963
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.51% 93.03% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 480 573
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £388 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -2.88% +6.40%
10th Percentile £204 £180 £204
90th Percentile £516 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 84 60
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £39.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -30.62% +44.13%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.36 £11.17
90th Percentile £56.95 £45.55 £48.69
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +40.00%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Gloucestershire

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Gloucestershire

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Data Security
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SAML
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Server Hardening
2 3 (75.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) Data Security
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Server Hardening
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto