Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 82 88
Rank change year-on-year +32 +6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 30 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.89% 0.61% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 0.64% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 2
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £388 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -10.14% -
10th Percentile £414 £358 £378
90th Percentile £509 £484 £479
South West median daily rate £475 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +19.12% +6.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 978 1,250 1,378
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 94.55% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 861 957
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -8.20%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £228
90th Percentile £600 £575 £514
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 42
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.25 £38.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.22% +11.59% +64.29%
10th Percentile £15.25 £15.90 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £45.70
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.45% -26.67% +78.57%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 February 2018. 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
Swindon +9 12 £500 +25.39% 1
Corsham - 4 £513 -
Security Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) MPLS
3 10 (33.33%) BGP
4 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 9 (30.00%) IPv6
4 9 (30.00%) CISSP
4 9 (30.00%) Multicast
5 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (20.00%) OWASP
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) McAfee
5 6 (20.00%) Law
5 6 (20.00%) Terraform
5 6 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (16.67%) Bluefish Communications
6 5 (16.67%) Service Management
6 5 (16.67%) Symantec
6 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (16.67%) DNA
6 5 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (16.67%) FireEye

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) MPLS
2 10 (33.33%) BGP
3 9 (30.00%) IPv6
3 9 (30.00%) Multicast
3 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security
7 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.33%) LAN
7 1 (3.33%) SSH
7 1 (3.33%) Telnet
7 1 (3.33%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) WAN
General
1 6 (20.00%) Law
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) OWASP
1 6 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 5 (16.67%) DNA
2 5 (16.67%) Service Management
2 5 (16.67%) SIEM
2 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) ITSM
3 4 (13.33%) Security Management
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) CISSP
3 5 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (20.00%) Terraform
2 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco
1 6 (20.00%) McAfee
2 5 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 5 (16.67%) Bluefish Communications
2 5 (16.67%) FireEye
2 5 (16.67%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.67%) F5
3 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.33%) Fortinet