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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 168 178 184
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 18 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.40% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Average daily rate
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£385 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 -
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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
4731 5443 5406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.22% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3824 4008
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 87 130
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.34 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 42 (76.36%) Cisco
2 37 (67.27%) Firewall
3 36 (65.45%) Network Security
4 31 (56.36%) CheckPoint
5 28 (50.91%) Juniper
6 26 (47.27%) F5
7 21 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (34.55%) CCNP
9 18 (32.73%) Blue Coat
10 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
11 13 (23.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (23.64%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (21.82%) BGP
13 11 (20.00%) Finance
13 11 (20.00%) VPN
14 10 (18.18%) WAN
14 10 (18.18%) LAN
14 10 (18.18%) SSL
14 10 (18.18%) Internet
14 10 (18.18%) OSPF
14 10 (18.18%) Banking
15 9 (16.36%) ProxySG
16 8 (14.55%) CCSE
16 8 (14.55%) Sourcefire
16 8 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
17 6 (10.91%) Fortinet
17 6 (10.91%) PKI
17 6 (10.91%) IPsec
17 6 (10.91%) Service Management
17 6 (10.91%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
3 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (67.27%) Firewall
2 36 (65.45%) Network Security
3 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
4 13 (23.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (23.64%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (21.82%) BGP
6 11 (20.00%) VPN
7 10 (18.18%) WAN
7 10 (18.18%) LAN
7 10 (18.18%) SSL
7 10 (18.18%) Internet
7 10 (18.18%) OSPF
8 8 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (10.91%) IPsec
9 6 (10.91%) Wireless
9 6 (10.91%) DHCP
9 6 (10.91%) DNS
10 5 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (7.27%) NetScaler
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Spanish Language
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.82%) SAML
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) PKI
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Physics
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.91%) Service Management
1 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
2 5 (9.09%) ITIL
3 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
3 4 (7.27%) Migration
3 4 (7.27%) Project Management
3 4 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.45%) Network Design
4 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.45%) Investment Management
5 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (3.64%) Information Security
6 1 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.82%) BCP
6 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.82%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (1.82%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C#
1 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (34.55%) CCNP
3 8 (14.55%) CCSE
4 4 (7.27%) CISSP
4 4 (7.27%) CCNA
4 4 (7.27%) CCIE
4 4 (7.27%) CCSA
5 2 (3.64%) CCIP
6 1 (1.82%) GIAC
6 1 (1.82%) CCSP
6 1 (1.82%) CEH
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) OSCP
6 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.64%) Snort
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (5.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (76.36%) Cisco
2 31 (56.36%) CheckPoint
3 28 (50.91%) Juniper
4 26 (47.27%) F5
5 18 (32.73%) Blue Coat
6 8 (14.55%) Sourcefire
7 6 (10.91%) Fortinet
8 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.45%) HP
9 3 (5.45%) Citrix
9 3 (5.45%) Tufin
10 2 (3.64%) TippingPoint
10 2 (3.64%) LogLogic
10 2 (3.64%) VMware
10 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
10 2 (3.64%) Bloomberg
11 1 (1.82%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (1.82%) Websense
11 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
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