Period
to 27 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 27 May 2019.

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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 113 101
Rank change year-on-year +32 -12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.47% 0.13% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.13% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £325 £456 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.77% +75.48% -52.73%
10th Percentile £313 £451 £170
90th Percentile £338 £467 £411
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £350 £260
% change year-on-year -7.14% +34.62% -52.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,003 1,498 1,340
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.05% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 810 717
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £209 £225 £263
90th Percentile £613 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 45
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £14.05 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.44% -12.19% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £21.20 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.13
% change year-on-year +24.14% -15.33% +14.17%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Milton Keynes

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) WordPress
3 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Meraki
3 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) DNS

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Check Point GAiA
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
2 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (40.00%) Meraki
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Arista
4 1 (20.00%) CA
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) NetScout
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto