The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 173 164 208
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 24 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.63% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.68% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 4
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£475 £440 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 - £30.00
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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
5005 5436 6720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.89% 92.15% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3940 3934 4907
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 92 148
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.01 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £36.35 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title.

1 28 (49.12%) Cisco
1 28 (49.12%) Firewall
2 27 (47.37%) Network Security
3 19 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 16 (28.07%) Finance
4 16 (28.07%) F5
5 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (22.81%) CCNP
6 13 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (19.30%) Juniper
8 10 (17.54%) CISSP
8 10 (17.54%) SIEM
9 9 (15.79%) Blue Coat
10 8 (14.04%) VPN
10 8 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
11 7 (12.28%) LAN
12 6 (10.53%) Windows
12 6 (10.53%) Citrix
12 6 (10.53%) Symantec
12 6 (10.53%) ProxySG
12 6 (10.53%) Information Security
13 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
13 5 (8.77%) BGP
13 5 (8.77%) OSPF
13 5 (8.77%) McAfee
13 5 (8.77%) WAN
13 5 (8.77%) Linux
14 4 (7.02%) Web Services
14 4 (7.02%) ITIL

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (49.12%) Firewall
2 27 (47.37%) Network Security
3 13 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (14.04%) VPN
5 7 (12.28%) LAN
6 5 (8.77%) WAN
6 5 (8.77%) OSPF
6 5 (8.77%) BGP
7 4 (7.02%) SSL
7 4 (7.02%) Internet
8 3 (5.26%) Wireless
8 3 (5.26%) EIGRP
8 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.26%) HSRP
8 3 (5.26%) BIG-IP
8 3 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (5.26%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.51%) NX-OS
9 2 (3.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) SAML
3 2 (3.51%) OAuth
4 1 (1.75%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) PKI
3 2 (3.51%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) BYOD
4 1 (1.75%) DTV
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) SIEM
2 6 (10.53%) Information Security
3 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.02%) ITIL
4 4 (7.02%) Cyber Security
4 4 (7.02%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 4 (7.02%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.51%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.51%) Network Management
6 2 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.51%) Service Management
6 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.51%) SDLC
6 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.75%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) Java
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (22.81%) CCNP
3 10 (17.54%) CISSP
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) CCSA
4 4 (7.02%) CCSE
5 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.75%) MCTS
6 1 (1.75%) MCITP
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) MCSE
6 1 (1.75%) CCIE
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) XenApp
4 1 (1.75%) Snort
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (5.26%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.51%) Nessus
3 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.75%) OpenView
4 1 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.75%) logstash
4 1 (1.75%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Cisco
2 19 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 16 (28.07%) F5
4 11 (19.30%) Juniper
5 9 (15.79%) Blue Coat
6 6 (10.53%) Symantec
6 6 (10.53%) Citrix
7 5 (8.77%) McAfee
8 4 (7.02%) Websense
8 4 (7.02%) FireEye
8 4 (7.02%) Tufin
9 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.26%) VMware
9 3 (5.26%) Sourcefire
10 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.51%) HP
10 2 (3.51%) Oracle
10 2 (3.51%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.51%) Aruba
10 2 (3.51%) AlgoSec
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