The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 28 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
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 121 72
Rank change year-on-year +67 -49  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 3 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.53% 0.68% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.76% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £230 -
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 £45.00 £40.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +11.11% +87.93%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 534 1446 778
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 94.01% 89.20% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 886 469
Median daily rate £350 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 91 80
Median hourly rate £17.49 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.53% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in the North East

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in the North East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Fortinet
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
5 2 (28.57%) CCSE
5 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
5 2 (28.57%) JNCIE
5 2 (28.57%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) LDAP
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) CCIE
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) CCIP
5 2 (28.57%) CCDP
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CCDP
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) CCIP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCSA
3 2 (28.57%) CCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) HP ASE
3 2 (28.57%) HP MASE
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) Fortinet
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint