The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 29 April 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 83 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.38% 0.82% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £550 £235 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +134.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - £36.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 500 882 542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.70% 90.93% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 581 337
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 48
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +77.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £13.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £28.75 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 2 £550 +134.04%
Security Engineer
North East

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCIP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) HP ASE

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCIP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) HP ASE
1 2 (100.00%) HP MASE
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) TippingPoint