Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 24 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 126 161
Rank change year-on-year -5 +35 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 32 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.90% 1.18% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.28% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 17
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £323 £363 £334
90th Percentile £469 £490 £475
South East median daily rate £456 £425 £395
% change year-on-year +7.35% +7.59% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £60.00 - £17.00
10th Percentile £57.50 - £15.95
90th Percentile £62.50 - £17.53
South East median hourly rate £60.00 - £21.55

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3385 3599 4256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 92.45% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 2232 2617
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 245 279
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.68 £53.25 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Petersfield - 6 £325 -
Basingstoke -23 5 £463 -2.63%
Winchester +10 2 - -
Fleet +6 2 - - 1
Portsmouth +3 2 - -
Southampton -7 2 £358 -10.63% 1
Havant - 1 £425 -
Farnborough - 1 £410 -
Security Engineer
South East

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

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

1 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 19 (59.38%) Cisco
3 14 (43.75%) Network Security
4 13 (40.63%) CheckPoint
5 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
5 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
6 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (28.13%) Security Operations
8 8 (25.00%) CCNP
8 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (21.88%) CISSP
9 7 (21.88%) BGP
9 7 (21.88%) Information Security
9 7 (21.88%) Palo Alto
9 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (18.75%) MPLS
11 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
11 5 (15.63%) Windows
11 5 (15.63%) CEH
11 5 (15.63%) CSSLP
11 5 (15.63%) Attack Monitoring
12 4 (12.50%) CCIE Service Provider
12 4 (12.50%) Network Management
12 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
12 4 (12.50%) Foundry
12 4 (12.50%) SNMP
12 4 (12.50%) CCIE
12 4 (12.50%) CCSP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) JBoss
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 14 (43.75%) Network Security
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (21.88%) BGP
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (18.75%) MPLS
6 4 (12.50%) SNMP
7 3 (9.38%) Multicast
7 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
7 3 (9.38%) OSPF
7 3 (9.38%) SMTP
8 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (6.25%) IPsec
8 2 (6.25%) IPv6
8 2 (6.25%) LAN
9 1 (3.13%) DHCP
9 1 (3.13%) FTP
9 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.13%) Wireless
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) CGI
2 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) DataPower
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Security Operations
2 7 (21.88%) Information Security
3 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (15.63%) Attack Monitoring
5 4 (12.50%) Network Management
5 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) SIEM
7 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.13%) Database Security
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security Management
8 1 (3.13%) ISMS
8 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) CCNP
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (21.88%) CISSP
4 5 (15.63%) CEH
4 5 (15.63%) CSSLP
5 4 (12.50%) CCIE
5 4 (12.50%) CCIE Service Provider
5 4 (12.50%) CCSP
6 2 (6.25%) CCSA
6 2 (6.25%) CCSE
7 1 (3.13%) CCNA
7 1 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.13%) CREST Certified
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) GCIH
7 1 (3.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) CheckPoint
3 7 (21.88%) Palo Alto
4 4 (12.50%) Foundry
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) F5
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 3 (9.38%) IronPort
5 3 (9.38%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds