The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 27 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 86 78
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.49% 0.86% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.91% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Median daily rate £513 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £584 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.93% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £40.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +14.19% +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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1152 1213 1210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.50% 95.36% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 797 691
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 67 49
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +47.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Surrey

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Surrey

Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Engineer in Surrey

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 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
Guildford - 2 £500 -
Tadworth - 1 £525 -
Security Engineer
South East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 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 Surrey region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) Juniper
3 7 (58.33%) Palo Alto
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) F5
6 4 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (25.00%) Skype
7 3 (25.00%) CCIE Security
7 3 (25.00%) CCIE
7 3 (25.00%) C++
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) ProxySG
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
8 2 (16.67%) Android
8 2 (16.67%) CESG
8 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) C
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (25.00%) Skype
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (8.33%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) VLAN
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) WAAS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (8.33%) Data Security
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) C
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE Security
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Juniper
1 7 (58.33%) Palo Alto
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
4 4 (33.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba
5 1 (8.33%) FireEye
5 1 (8.33%) LogLogic
5 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) TippingPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Tufin
5 1 (8.33%) VMware