The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 26 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.79% 1.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
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 Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 311 330 350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 92.56% 96.49% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 237 257
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £38.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.23% +128.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 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 Swindon region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) ArcSight
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
2 5 (62.50%) ProxySG
2 5 (62.50%) Nokia
2 5 (62.50%) TACACS
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Compliance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (62.50%) TACACS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Compliance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) ArcSight
2 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
2 5 (62.50%) Nokia
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper