The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Security Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Infrastructure Security Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 633 626
Rank change year-on-year +28 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Security Engineer 5 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.033% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.035% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 12
Median daily rate £375 £426 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.02% -7.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £259 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £483 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £450
% change year-on-year +4.89% -20.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Security Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Security Engineer in the UK

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
UK excluding London +31 4 £375 +4.89% 1
Scotland +36 3 £438 -
England +22 2 £375 -12.02% 3
London +5 1 £238 -44.28% 2
Midlands - 1 £375 -

Infrastructure Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Infrastructure 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 featuring Infrastructure Security Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) SCCM
4 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 5 (23.81%) Network Security
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) VPN
7 4 (19.05%) VBScript
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) PKI
8 3 (14.29%) Retail
8 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 3 (14.29%) SSL
8 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
9 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 2 (9.52%) Finance
9 2 (9.52%) DNS
9 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 2 (9.52%) Citrix
9 2 (9.52%) Juniper
9 2 (9.52%) Firmware
9 2 (9.52%) Symantec

Infrastructure Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) Network Security
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 3 (14.29%) SSL
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) BGP
6 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
3 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.76%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
3 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
3 1 (4.76%) Service Design
3 1 (4.76%) Task Automation
3 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) VBScript
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CISA
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) AirWatch
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
2 2 (9.52%) McAfee
2 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
2 2 (9.52%) Sophos
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec
3 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.76%) Brocade
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk