The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 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 / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 130 133
Rank change year-on-year +27 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 35 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.29% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 4
Median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -22.22%  
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 South West. 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2603 2852 2989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.80% 95.32% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1843 1914
Median daily rate £375 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 141 198
Median hourly rate £39.50 £26.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.47% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.45 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in the South West

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in the South West

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the South West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Engineer in the South West

Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Engineer in the South West

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 12 £400 -
Gloucestershire +15 10 £400 +14.28%
Wiltshire +6 7 £325 -7.14%
Bristol -2 3 £450 -20.87% 4
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (80.43%) Firewall
2 22 (47.83%) Internet
3 21 (45.65%) Migration
4 19 (41.30%) Project Planning
5 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (28.26%) Cisco
7 12 (26.09%) SaaS
7 12 (26.09%) IaaS
8 11 (23.91%) PaaS
8 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
8 11 (23.91%) Load Balancing
9 10 (21.74%) Juniper
9 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (17.39%) CCNP
10 8 (17.39%) Forcepoint
10 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (17.39%) SIEM
10 8 (17.39%) Data Loss Prevention
11 7 (15.22%) Security Architecture
11 7 (15.22%) Wireless
11 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.22%) LAN
11 7 (15.22%) VPN
11 7 (15.22%) DNS
12 6 (13.04%) WAN
12 6 (13.04%) Linux
12 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
12 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (2.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (26.09%) IaaS
2 12 (26.09%) SaaS
3 11 (23.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (80.43%) Firewall
2 22 (47.83%) Internet
3 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (15.22%) DNS
4 7 (15.22%) LAN
4 7 (15.22%) VPN
4 7 (15.22%) Wireless
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (13.04%) Network Security
5 6 (13.04%) WAN
6 5 (10.87%) NetScaler
6 5 (10.87%) SSL
6 5 (10.87%) TACACS
6 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (4.35%) BGP
8 2 (4.35%) DHCP
8 2 (4.35%) OSPF
8 2 (4.35%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (2.17%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) BYOD
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) CESG
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Migration
2 19 (41.30%) Project Planning
3 11 (23.91%) Load Balancing
4 8 (17.39%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (17.39%) SIEM
5 7 (15.22%) Security Architecture
6 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Data Encryption
7 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (10.87%) Information Security
7 5 (10.87%) Information Security Management
7 5 (10.87%) ISMS
7 5 (10.87%) Network Segmentation
7 5 (10.87%) Security Management
7 5 (10.87%) Threat Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (6.52%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (6.52%) Security Operations
8 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) C
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (17.39%) CCNP
5 5 (10.87%) CISSP
5 5 (10.87%) SANS
6 3 (6.52%) CISA
7 2 (4.35%) CCNA
7 2 (4.35%) GIAC
7 2 (4.35%) ISSAP
7 2 (4.35%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.35%) MCSE
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.17%) CCDP
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.87%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Docker
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (8.70%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.17%) Nessus
3 1 (2.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.17%) Nexpose
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco
2 10 (21.74%) Juniper
3 8 (17.39%) Forcepoint
4 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.87%) ArcSight
6 5 (10.87%) Aruba
6 5 (10.87%) Blue Coat
6 5 (10.87%) Citrix
6 5 (10.87%) McAfee
6 5 (10.87%) Nokia
6 5 (10.87%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.52%) Infoblox
8 2 (4.35%) Splunk
8 2 (4.35%) VMware
9 1 (2.17%) Dell
9 1 (2.17%) HP
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle
9 1 (2.17%) SAP
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