Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 57 68
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.88% 1.34% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.40% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Swindon median daily rate £450 £325 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +26.21% -35.63%
10th Percentile £237 £308 £241
90th Percentile £495 £402 £274
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £365 £258
% change year-on-year +30.14% +41.75% -35.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 530 641 662
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 95.39% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 426 471
Swindon median daily rate £425 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +13.79% -11.48%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £253
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 18
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £14.43 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.28% -11.20% -3.12%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.50 £12.05
90th Percentile £20.15 £54.00 £43.18
Wiltshire median hourly rate £30.50 £38.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -20.78% +40.00% +62.60%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Swindon

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Swindon

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Swindon over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Engineer in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Swindon region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) FireEye
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (20.00%) Bluefish Communications
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) CCTV
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) OAuth
2 1 (20.00%) OWASP
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Python

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) OAuth
1 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CCTV
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) DNA
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) OWASP
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (20.00%) Bluefish Communications
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) FireEye
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec