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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 139 164 182
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 11 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.58% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 9
Average daily rate £400 £410 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £332 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £556 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £16.16 £117.50
% change year-on-year
+76.36% -86.24%
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
3003 4864 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.42% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 3726 4072
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 82 91
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 24 (60.00%) Finance
2 23 (57.50%) Network Security
3 21 (52.50%) Firewall
4 16 (40.00%) Cisco
4 16 (40.00%) Intel Security
5 12 (30.00%) Information Security
6 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
6 11 (27.50%) VPN
7 10 (25.00%) Windows
7 10 (25.00%) WAN
8 9 (22.50%) Symantec
9 8 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (20.00%) Unix
9 8 (20.00%) SIEM
9 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 8 (20.00%) FireEye
10 7 (17.50%) F5
10 7 (17.50%) Linux
10 7 (17.50%) CISSP
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (17.50%) Financial Institution
11 6 (15.00%) CCNP
11 6 (15.00%) LAN
11 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (15.00%) HSRP
11 6 (15.00%) Blue Coat
11 6 (15.00%) Security Operations
12 5 (12.50%) NX-OS
12 5 (12.50%) CCSE

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) Network Security
2 21 (52.50%) Firewall
3 11 (27.50%) VPN
4 10 (25.00%) WAN
5 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (15.00%) HSRP
5 6 (15.00%) LAN
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (12.50%) NX-OS
6 5 (12.50%) OSPF
6 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.00%) BGP
7 4 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (10.00%) VLAN
7 4 (10.00%) VRRP
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (7.50%) DHCP
9 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
9 2 (5.00%) SSL
9 2 (5.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.50%) sqlmap
1 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (5.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Unix
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Information Security
2 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 8 (20.00%) SIEM
3 6 (15.00%) Security Operations
4 5 (12.50%) Use Case
5 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) OWASP
6 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.50%) Change Control
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.50%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (2.50%) E-Discovery
7 1 (2.50%) ISMS
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.50%) Network Management
7 1 (2.50%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (17.50%) CISSP
2 6 (15.00%) CCNP
3 5 (12.50%) CCSE
4 3 (7.50%) GIAC
5 2 (5.00%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) CCSA
5 2 (5.00%) CISA
5 2 (5.00%) CISM
5 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) CEH
6 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) OSCE
6 1 (2.50%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Snort
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (10.00%) Proventia
3 3 (7.50%) Nessus
4 2 (5.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.50%) EnCase
5 1 (2.50%) Ettercap
5 1 (2.50%) Nagios
5 1 (2.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Cisco
1 16 (40.00%) Intel Security
2 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
3 9 (22.50%) Symantec
4 8 (20.00%) FireEye
5 7 (17.50%) F5
6 6 (15.00%) Blue Coat
7 5 (12.50%) ArcSight
7 5 (12.50%) Citrix
7 5 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
7 5 (12.50%) Juniper
8 4 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 4 (10.00%) Sourcefire
8 4 (10.00%) Tufin
9 3 (7.50%) Forcepoint
9 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.00%) AppSense
10 2 (5.00%) Infoblox
10 2 (5.00%) Qualys
10 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
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