Period
to 11 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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 > Middlesex
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 16 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Middlesex 7.69% 1.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
South East median daily rate £406 £443 £450
% change year-on-year -8.19% -1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £60.44 £107.25
% change year-on-year - -43.65% +77.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract vacancies in Middlesex with a recognized job title 13 78 188
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 90.70% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 39 86
Median daily rate £400 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% -7.78%
10th Percentile £328 £227 £259
90th Percentile £590 £610 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £20.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.03% -45.49%
Median hourly rate £26.81 £23.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% +23.03% +5.56%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Middlesex

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Security Engineer in Middlesex.

Daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Middlesex

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Middlesex region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware