Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 161 174
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 14 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.46% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -44.44% +38.46%
10th Percentile £323 £210 £425
90th Percentile £518 £290 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £320 £450
% change year-on-year +14.06% -28.89% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2946 3470 4203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.39% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2252 2831
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 180
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.17% -2.54% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.09 £8.62
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.19 £33.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.64% +2.98% +0.70%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in West Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in West Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Engineer in West Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +21 12 £450 +80.00% 5
Security Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Network Security
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (35.71%) McAfee
5 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (21.43%) CCNP
6 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
6 3 (21.43%) Security Management
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) VMware NSX
7 2 (14.29%) Intelligent Network
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Intel
7 2 (14.29%) F5
7 2 (14.29%) CCSE
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (14.29%) Splunk
7 2 (14.29%) SIEM
7 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
8 1 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
8 1 (7.14%) CCSM
8 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
8 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Network Security
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) WLAN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
1 3 (21.43%) Security Management
2 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Server Hardening
3 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNP
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSM
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware NSX
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) McAfee
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 2 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) Intel
5 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 2 (14.29%) Splunk
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft