The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 185 191 211
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 25 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.096% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 12
Average daily rate £400 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £378 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-53.75% +86.04%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Security Engineer
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 34 (80.95%) Cisco
2 29 (69.05%) CheckPoint
3 23 (54.76%) Firewall
3 23 (54.76%) Juniper
4 22 (52.38%) Network Security
5 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (40.48%) CCNP
7 16 (38.10%) F5
8 14 (33.33%) Banking
9 10 (23.81%) Blue Coat
9 10 (23.81%) McAfee
10 8 (19.05%) VPN
10 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking
11 7 (16.67%) BGP
11 7 (16.67%) Finance
12 6 (14.29%) Wireless
12 6 (14.29%) CCSA
13 5 (11.90%) Websense
13 5 (11.90%) CCSE
13 5 (11.90%) Multicast
14 4 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
14 4 (9.52%) Oracle
14 4 (9.52%) Windows
14 4 (9.52%) Linux
15 3 (7.14%) WAN
15 3 (7.14%) Kerberos
15 3 (7.14%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) Firewall
2 22 (52.38%) Network Security
3 8 (19.05%) VPN
3 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (16.67%) BGP
5 6 (14.29%) Wireless
6 5 (11.90%) Multicast
7 4 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
8 3 (7.14%) WAN
8 3 (7.14%) Kerberos
8 3 (7.14%) SSL
8 3 (7.14%) OSPF
8 3 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (4.76%) Junos
9 2 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.76%) SSH
General
1 14 (33.33%) Banking
2 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 7 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Law
4 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) CESG
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) FreeBSD
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
1 3 (7.14%) Network Management
1 3 (7.14%) SIEM
2 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
2 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (4.76%) Change Control
2 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
2 2 (4.76%) Migration
2 2 (4.76%) BCP
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.38%) Service Management
3 1 (2.38%) Change Management
3 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.38%) Information Security
3 1 (2.38%) Network Design
3 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
1 1 (2.38%) C++
1 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCNP
3 6 (14.29%) CCSA
4 5 (11.90%) CCSE
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) CCIE
6 2 (4.76%) CISSP
7 1 (2.38%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) CCDP
7 1 (2.38%) CCSP
7 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) Cisco
2 29 (69.05%) CheckPoint
3 23 (54.76%) Juniper
4 16 (38.10%) F5
5 10 (23.81%) Blue Coat
5 10 (23.81%) McAfee
6 5 (11.90%) Websense
7 4 (9.52%) Oracle
8 3 (7.14%) TippingPoint
8 3 (7.14%) Aruba
8 3 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.76%) Infoblox
9 2 (4.76%) Ruckus Wireless
9 2 (4.76%) ProCurve
9 2 (4.76%) Sun
9 2 (4.76%) HP
10 1 (2.38%) Nokia
10 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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