Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 184 207
Rank change year-on-year +18 +23 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 19 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 5
Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -28.89% +38.46%
10th Percentile £228 £300 £280
90th Percentile £508 £400 £465
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.83 £44.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year +8.70% +104.18% -36.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4240 5174 5880
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.12% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2813 3323 3917
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £221 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 198 320
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £14.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.34% +0.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.48 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.88 £28.78
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Engineer in Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Engineer in Yorkshire

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Yorkshire +26 14 £450 +80.00% 2
South Yorkshire +13 4 £275 -17.91%
Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) Network Security
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (31.58%) McAfee
6 5 (26.32%) SIEM
6 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
7 4 (21.05%) CISA
7 4 (21.05%) CISM
7 4 (21.05%) Security Management
7 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
7 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
8 3 (15.79%) VMware NSX
8 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
8 3 (15.79%) DevOps
8 3 (15.79%) Qualys
8 3 (15.79%) GCIA
8 3 (15.79%) GCIH
8 3 (15.79%) CEH
8 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
8 3 (15.79%) CISSP
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.79%) CCNP
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) Windows
9 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) Active Directory

Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Network Security
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.53%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (5.26%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) WLAN
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) SIEM
2 4 (21.05%) Security Management
2 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
3 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.53%) OWASP
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Data Security
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) ISMS
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CISA
1 4 (21.05%) CISM
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
2 3 (15.79%) CEH
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) GCIA
2 3 (15.79%) GCIH
3 2 (10.53%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSM
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware NSX
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) McAfee
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
4 3 (15.79%) Qualys
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
5 2 (10.53%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) Intel
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Splunk
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Darktrace
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper