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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 162 217 196
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 38 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.21% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 23
Average daily rate
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£440 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £315 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.65 £102.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -86.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.00%
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
5419 6815 7234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.99% 92.61% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4995 5252
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 150 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 44 (66.67%) Cisco
1 44 (66.67%) Firewall
2 41 (62.12%) Network Security
3 37 (56.06%) Juniper
4 31 (46.97%) F5
5 30 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 23 (34.85%) VPN
7 22 (33.33%) Blue Coat
8 20 (30.30%) Finance
9 17 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (25.76%) Wireless
9 17 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (24.24%) SSL
11 14 (21.21%) CCNP
11 14 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
11 14 (21.21%) Security Architecture
12 13 (19.70%) Business Continuity
12 13 (19.70%) BCP
12 13 (19.70%) Business Continuity Planning
13 11 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
14 10 (15.15%) Windows
15 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
15 9 (13.64%) BGP
15 9 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (12.12%) VLAN
16 8 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
16 8 (12.12%) Banking
16 8 (12.12%) LAN
16 8 (12.12%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 44 (66.67%) Firewall
2 41 (62.12%) Network Security
3 23 (34.85%) VPN
4 17 (25.76%) Wireless
4 17 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (24.24%) SSL
6 11 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
7 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 9 (13.64%) BGP
7 9 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (12.12%) VLAN
8 8 (12.12%) LAN
8 8 (12.12%) WAN
9 7 (10.61%) OSPF
10 6 (9.09%) HSRP
11 5 (7.58%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (7.58%) VRRP
12 4 (6.06%) Internet
12 4 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Publishing
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) PKI
2 1 (1.52%) SecurID
2 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.06%) UNIX
3 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
1 14 (21.21%) Security Architecture
2 13 (19.70%) Business Continuity
2 13 (19.70%) BCP
2 13 (19.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (7.58%) Information Security
5 4 (6.06%) ITIL
5 4 (6.06%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (3.03%) Security Management
7 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.03%) Network Design
7 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.03%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.03%) Network Management
7 2 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (3.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (21.21%) CCNP
3 5 (7.58%) CCSE
3 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) CISSP
4 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) CCNA
5 3 (4.55%) CCIE
6 2 (3.03%) CISM
6 2 (3.03%) CCSA
7 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.52%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.52%) MCSE
7 1 (1.52%) CCSP
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.52%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.52%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.52%) GPG13
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Snort
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.52%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (66.67%) Cisco
2 37 (56.06%) Juniper
3 31 (46.97%) F5
4 30 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 22 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 7 (10.61%) McAfee
6 7 (10.61%) Sourcefire
7 5 (7.58%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (7.58%) Websense
8 3 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (4.55%) Aruba
8 3 (4.55%) Nortel
8 3 (4.55%) Symantec
9 2 (3.03%) HP
9 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.03%) TippingPoint
9 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.03%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.52%) Gemalto
10 1 (1.52%) Splunk
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