Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 145 154
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.53% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Leeds median daily rate £450 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -44.44% +38.46%
10th Percentile £330 £210 £425
90th Percentile £480 £290 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £250 £450
% change year-on-year +80.00% -44.44% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2188 2511 3040
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 95.91% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1665 2104
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £545 £558 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 95
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.20 £8.81
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.28 £36.22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Leeds

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Leeds

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Engineer in Leeds

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

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

1 9 (75.00%) Network Security
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (41.67%) McAfee
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (25.00%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) VMware NSX
6 2 (16.67%) Intelligent Network
6 2 (16.67%) Splunk
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 2 (16.67%) Intel
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) CCNP
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) VoIP
7 1 (8.33%) WLAN
7 1 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) CCNA
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) MPLS
7 1 (8.33%) OSPF
7 1 (8.33%) BGP

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (75.00%) Network Security
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (16.67%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) SIEM
2 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCSA
2 1 (8.33%) CCSE
2 1 (8.33%) CCSM
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) McAfee
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Intel
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft