The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 22 June 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 64 68
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes - 0.15% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 £22.78
% change year-on-year +17.28% +77.82%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 710 645 804
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.60% 96.70% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 351 446
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.07 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 22 June 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (16.67%) Tufin
5 1 (16.67%) WAAS
5 1 (16.67%) Aruba
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) TACACS
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) WAAS
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) Tufin