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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 158 189 174
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 42 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 16
Average daily rate
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£389 £386 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -11.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £480 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £408 £355
% change year-on-year
-4.29% +14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.65 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.41%
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
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 56 (72.73%) Cisco
2 54 (70.13%) Firewall
3 48 (62.34%) Network Security
4 45 (58.44%) CheckPoint
5 38 (49.35%) Juniper
6 36 (46.75%) F5
7 30 (38.96%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (35.06%) CCNP
9 26 (33.77%) Blue Coat
10 20 (25.97%) Finance
10 20 (25.97%) TCP/IP
10 20 (25.97%) VPN
11 17 (22.08%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (22.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (19.48%) LAN
12 15 (19.48%) WAN
12 15 (19.48%) SSL
12 15 (19.48%) BGP
13 13 (16.88%) Banking
13 13 (16.88%) OSPF
13 13 (16.88%) Internet
13 13 (16.88%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (15.58%) Sourcefire
15 11 (14.29%) ProxySG
16 10 (12.99%) CCSE
16 10 (12.99%) Wireless
16 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
17 9 (11.69%) Reverse Proxy
18 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
19 7 (9.09%) PKI

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (70.13%) Firewall
2 48 (62.34%) Network Security
3 20 (25.97%) TCP/IP
3 20 (25.97%) VPN
4 17 (22.08%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (22.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (19.48%) LAN
5 15 (19.48%) WAN
5 15 (19.48%) SSL
5 15 (19.48%) BGP
6 13 (16.88%) OSPF
6 13 (16.88%) Internet
6 13 (16.88%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (12.99%) Wireless
8 9 (11.69%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (9.09%) VLAN
9 7 (9.09%) IPsec
10 6 (7.79%) DHCP
10 6 (7.79%) DNS
10 6 (7.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Spanish Language
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.30%) OAuth
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) WAP
2 1 (1.30%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) PKI
3 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) SecurID
5 1 (1.30%) Physics
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) UNIX
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) AIX
4 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
2 7 (9.09%) Project Management
3 6 (7.79%) ITIL
3 6 (7.79%) Information Security
3 6 (7.79%) Service Management
3 6 (7.79%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.49%) Network Design
4 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
4 5 (6.49%) Migration
5 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.19%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (5.19%) Security Architecture
5 4 (5.19%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.90%) Network Management
6 3 (3.90%) Investment Management
6 3 (3.90%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (3.90%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (3.90%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.90%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) C#
1 1 (1.30%) Java
1 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (35.06%) CCNP
3 10 (12.99%) CCSE
4 6 (7.79%) CISSP
4 6 (7.79%) CCNA
5 5 (6.49%) CCSA
5 5 (6.49%) CCIE
6 2 (2.60%) CCSP
6 2 (2.60%) CCIP
7 1 (1.30%) OSCP
7 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) CEH
7 1 (1.30%) Degree
7 1 (1.30%) CISM
7 1 (1.30%) GIAC
7 1 (1.30%) MCSE
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 4 (5.19%) Snort
3 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.60%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 56 (72.73%) Cisco
2 45 (58.44%) CheckPoint
3 38 (49.35%) Juniper
4 36 (46.75%) F5
5 26 (33.77%) Blue Coat
6 12 (15.58%) Sourcefire
7 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.49%) Fortinet
8 5 (6.49%) HP
9 4 (5.19%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.90%) Tufin
10 3 (3.90%) Symantec
10 3 (3.90%) Citrix
11 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.60%) Bloomberg
11 2 (2.60%) VMware
11 2 (2.60%) TippingPoint
11 2 (2.60%) LogLogic
12 1 (1.30%) Gemalto
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