The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 54 60
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.58% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.61% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £390
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38%  
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 568 657 661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.76% 95.63% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 323 343
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 49 43
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £42.39 £37.50
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Hertfordshire

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Hertfordshire

Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Engineer in Hertfordshire

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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
Welwyn Garden City -1 4 - -
Security Engineer
East of England

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

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 Hertfordshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (50.00%) Splunk
1 4 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) Compliance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
1 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity

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

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Compliance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 4 (50.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
1 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Splunk
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint