The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 53 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.94% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £365 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
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 Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 603 632 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.66% 95.76% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 427 466
Median daily rate £401 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.86% -6.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £255 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 21
Median hourly rate £38.50 £25.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.47% +62.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Wiltshire

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Wiltshire

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Salisbury - 2 £365 -
Swindon - 2 £355 -
Security Engineer
South West

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Wiltshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) SIEM
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) Intel Security
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) SSL
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Information Security Management
5 4 (44.44%) Security Management
5 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 4 (44.44%) Information Security
5 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
5 4 (44.44%) SANS
5 4 (44.44%) Data Encryption
5 4 (44.44%) Network Segmentation
5 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
5 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (44.44%) Aruba

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
2 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) TACACS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) Data Encryption
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security Management
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Network Segmentation
3 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) ISMS
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Physics
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) SANS
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) CLAS
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
1 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Aruba
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Intel Security
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia