Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 116 84
Rank change year-on-year +23 -32 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.47% 0.23% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.24% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £170 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +157.35% -53.10% -19.44%
10th Percentile £416 £170 £352
90th Percentile £449 £170 £496
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £170 £363
% change year-on-year +157.35% -53.10% -19.44%
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 1,194 1,689 1,152
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 95.15% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 824 653
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £204
90th Percentile £577 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 80 53
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.09 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.79% +22.07% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.95 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.43 £24.00 £36.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.24 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.61% +25.00% -

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 13 December 2018, 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 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
4 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
4 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Migration

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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
1 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper