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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 141 177 183
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 21 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 13
Median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £395 £365
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +26.92%
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
3283 5236 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.94% 95.55% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 3965 4336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 82 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.21 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 17 (53.13%) Network Security
2 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco
3 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (31.25%) Linux
4 10 (31.25%) Finance
5 8 (25.00%) Unix
5 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (21.88%) Security Operations
7 6 (18.75%) Python
7 6 (18.75%) Information Security
8 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution
8 5 (15.63%) VPN
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) DHCP
8 5 (15.63%) CCNP
8 5 (15.63%) CCNA
8 5 (15.63%) CISSP
8 5 (15.63%) F5
8 5 (15.63%) HSRP
8 5 (15.63%) Palo Alto
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (12.50%) SIEM
9 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
9 4 (12.50%) Intel Security
9 4 (12.50%) Active Directory

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 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) Network Security
2 12 (37.50%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (15.63%) DHCP
4 5 (15.63%) HSRP
4 5 (15.63%) VPN
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
6 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
6 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
6 3 (9.38%) WAN
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (6.25%) DNS
7 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
7 2 (6.25%) Internet
7 2 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (6.25%) SSL
7 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) French Language
4 2 (6.25%) German Language
4 2 (6.25%) Law
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (6.25%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Unix
2 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Mac OS
3 2 (6.25%) VMS
3 2 (6.25%) Windows NT
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Security Operations
2 6 (18.75%) Information Security
3 4 (12.50%) Network Design
3 4 (12.50%) SIEM
3 4 (12.50%) Validation
3 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Secure Coding
4 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Change Control
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Threat Detection
5 2 (6.25%) Use Case
5 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Python
2 4 (12.50%) C
3 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.38%) C++
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) CCNA
2 5 (15.63%) CCNP
2 5 (15.63%) CISSP
3 4 (12.50%) CCIE
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.38%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (6.25%) CEH
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.13%) CCSE
6 1 (3.13%) CISM
6 1 (3.13%) IISP
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) GPG13
2 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Packer
3 1 (3.13%) Proventia
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Terraform
3 1 (3.13%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) F5
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Palo Alto
3 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 3 (9.38%) Aruba
4 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
4 3 (9.38%) Juniper
4 3 (9.38%) NetApp
4 3 (9.38%) Qualys
4 3 (9.38%) Sybase
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) ArcSight
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (6.25%) Lotus
5 2 (6.25%) Novell
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy