The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
South East / Middlesex
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.76% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -4.82% +17.33%  
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 Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 123 152 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 93.89% 96.20% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 102 90
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £230 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £543 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Middlesex

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Middlesex

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

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

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) CCVP

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) F5