The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 22 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 50 47
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.07% 1.05% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 1.13% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 £22.78
% change year-on-year +17.28% +77.82%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 319 444 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 97.85% 93.28% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 245 272
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 20 30
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.74% -33.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Gloucester - 7 £400 -
Security Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) Migration
1 10 (90.91%) Project Planning
1 10 (90.91%) Internet
2 8 (72.73%) Forcepoint
2 8 (72.73%) Data Loss Prevention
2 8 (72.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) SaaS
4 1 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (9.09%) IaaS
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Cryptography

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) Internet
2 8 (72.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Migration
1 10 (90.91%) Project Planning
2 8 (72.73%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Forcepoint
2 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
2 1 (9.09%) SAP