The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 160 183 166
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 15 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.48% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 18
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £304 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £364 £399
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £25.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+58.82% -57.50%
Security Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3291 5171 5568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.09% 95.07% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 4037 4013
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 78 100
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Engineer across the City of London region.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer across the City of London region.

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 City of London region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (35.14%) Linux
1 13 (35.14%) Network Security
2 10 (27.03%) Unix
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) Python
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (24.32%) Firewall
3 9 (24.32%) Finance
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) CISSP
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Degree
5 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
6 5 (13.51%) Palo Alto
6 5 (13.51%) Secure Coding
6 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
6 5 (13.51%) VMware
6 5 (13.51%) C
6 5 (13.51%) Perl
6 5 (13.51%) MCSE
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (13.51%) CCNP
6 5 (13.51%) CCIE

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) IaaS
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) Network Security
2 9 (24.32%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (10.81%) WAN
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (8.11%) DMZ
5 3 (8.11%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (5.41%) DHCP
6 2 (5.41%) DNS
6 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
6 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 2 (5.41%) IPsec
6 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.41%) SSL
6 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.41%) VPN
6 2 (5.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) CircleCI
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
1 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) French Language
3 2 (5.41%) German Language
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (5.41%) Spanish Language
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.70%) Swing
2 1 (2.70%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Unix
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
3 2 (5.41%) VMS
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.41%) Windows NT
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
1 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) Secure Coding
2 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
3 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.81%) Information Security
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Network Design
3 4 (10.81%) Open Source
4 3 (8.11%) Change Control
4 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
4 3 (8.11%) OWASP
4 3 (8.11%) SIEM
4 3 (8.11%) Validation
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Python
2 5 (13.51%) C
2 5 (13.51%) Perl
3 4 (10.81%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) VBScript
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CISSP
3 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 5 (13.51%) CCIE
4 5 (13.51%) CCNP
4 5 (13.51%) MCSE
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) CCNA
5 3 (8.11%) CEH
5 3 (8.11%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (5.41%) CCSE
6 2 (5.41%) CISM
6 2 (5.41%) IISP
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) GPG13
2 2 (5.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.41%) BitLocker
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.70%) Docker
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.70%) Packer
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Terraform
3 1 (2.70%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 5 (13.51%) Palo Alto
4 5 (13.51%) VMware
5 4 (10.81%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) Aruba
6 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.11%) F5
6 3 (8.11%) NetApp
6 3 (8.11%) Qualys
6 3 (8.11%) Sybase
7 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.41%) BMC
7 2 (5.41%) Lotus
7 2 (5.41%) Novell
7 2 (5.41%) Remedy
8 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.70%) SAP