The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne - 0.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £406 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -6.94% +20.00%  
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 Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 523 618 356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 96.32% 94.79% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 428 222
Median daily rate £358 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £262 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £530 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 21
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.03% +38.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.00 £25.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) QMS
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) QMS
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk