The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £439 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 29 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.

Security Engineer
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 103 98
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 13 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.69% 0.99% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.04% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 15
Median daily rate £439 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.01% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £200 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £390
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.87 - -
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 Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1748 2117 2008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.28% 95.49% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1415 1134
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 90 129
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Engineer in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Engineer in Hampshire

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Southampton +5 3 £419 +1.51%
Basingstoke +5 2 £463 -6.32%
Havant -4 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1
Security Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hampshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (61.54%) Firewall
2 20 (51.28%) Network Security
3 18 (46.15%) Cisco
4 13 (33.33%) Information Security
5 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
5 10 (25.64%) SIEM
6 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
7 8 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (20.51%) Database Security
7 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
8 7 (17.95%) PKI
9 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (12.82%) CCNP
10 5 (12.82%) CCNA
10 5 (12.82%) VPN
11 4 (10.26%) Windows
11 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
11 4 (10.26%) Finance
11 4 (10.26%) Banking
11 4 (10.26%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (10.26%) Qualys
11 4 (10.26%) RMADS
11 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (10.26%) Email Filtering
11 4 (10.26%) Web Filtering

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (61.54%) Firewall
2 20 (51.28%) Network Security
3 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (12.82%) VPN
6 3 (7.69%) DNS
6 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.13%) Internet
7 2 (5.13%) LAN
7 2 (5.13%) MPLS
7 2 (5.13%) WAN
7 2 (5.13%) Wireless
8 1 (2.56%) ADSL
8 1 (2.56%) DHCP
8 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.56%) FTP
8 1 (2.56%) HTTP
8 1 (2.56%) ISDN
8 1 (2.56%) SMTP
8 1 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 4 (10.26%) Banking
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) PKI
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.56%) DataPower
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) CentOS
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Information Security
2 10 (25.64%) SIEM
3 8 (20.51%) Database Security
4 4 (10.26%) Email Filtering
4 4 (10.26%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.26%) Security Operations
4 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (10.26%) Web Filtering
5 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (7.69%) Security Management
5 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Security Patching
6 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.82%) CCNA
4 5 (12.82%) CCNP
5 2 (5.13%) CISSP
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) CCSE
6 1 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.56%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.56%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.26%) RMADS
3 3 (7.69%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.56%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) Nessus
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Salt
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco
2 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.26%) Qualys
4 3 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Cyberoam
6 1 (2.56%) Foundry
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) IronPort
6 1 (2.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.56%) Tripwire