Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 100 123
Rank change year-on-year -34 +23 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 11 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.40% 1.35% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.41% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 21
Surrey median daily rate £525 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £503 £369 £285
90th Percentile £660 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £469 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.00 - £21.55

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2617 2192 2598
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.35% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1834 1441 1581
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +10.38%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.69 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.76 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Security Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) F5
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Palo Alto
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Extreme Programming
3 4 (36.36%) Go
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (27.27%) ProxySG
4 3 (27.27%) Skype
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (18.18%) Multicast
5 2 (18.18%) AlgoSec
5 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management

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 (27.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Skype
4 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Multicast
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) WAAS
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Rendezvous
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Product Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Go
1 4 (36.36%) Python
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
1 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
1 5 (45.45%) F5
1 5 (45.45%) Juniper
1 5 (45.45%) Palo Alto
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (18.18%) AlgoSec
3 2 (18.18%) Aruba
3 2 (18.18%) Bloomberg
3 2 (18.18%) FireEye
3 2 (18.18%) LogLogic
3 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
3 2 (18.18%) Samsung
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
3 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
3 2 (18.18%) TippingPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Radianz
4 1 (9.09%) Tradeweb