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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 172 182 199
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 27 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.40% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.44% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+94.59% -53.75%
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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
5050 5730 5834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.81% 92.36% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3819 4169 4278
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £279
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 75 80 119
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.41 £39.55 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 36 (65.45%) Cisco
2 30 (54.55%) Firewall
3 27 (49.09%) Network Security
4 23 (41.82%) Juniper
4 23 (41.82%) CheckPoint
5 21 (38.18%) F5
6 15 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (23.64%) CCNP
9 11 (20.00%) Finance
9 11 (20.00%) Blue Coat
10 9 (16.36%) Internet
10 9 (16.36%) CISSP
10 9 (16.36%) OSPF
10 9 (16.36%) BGP
10 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
11 8 (14.55%) VPN
11 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (12.73%) SSL
12 7 (12.73%) LAN
12 7 (12.73%) WAN
13 6 (10.91%) DHCP
13 6 (10.91%) DNS
13 6 (10.91%) ProxySG
13 6 (10.91%) Banking
13 6 (10.91%) Sourcefire
13 6 (10.91%) SIEM
14 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
14 5 (9.09%) Fortinet
14 5 (9.09%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.45%) Lync
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (54.55%) Firewall
2 27 (49.09%) Network Security
3 14 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
4 9 (16.36%) OSPF
4 9 (16.36%) BGP
4 9 (16.36%) Internet
5 8 (14.55%) VPN
5 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (12.73%) SSL
6 7 (12.73%) LAN
6 7 (12.73%) WAN
7 6 (10.91%) DHCP
7 6 (10.91%) DNS
8 5 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
8 5 (9.09%) Wireless
9 4 (7.27%) IPsec
9 4 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (5.45%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
1 3 (5.45%) SAML
2 2 (3.64%) OAuth
3 1 (1.82%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) PKI
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.91%) SIEM
2 4 (7.27%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 4 (7.27%) Service Management
2 4 (7.27%) Information Security
2 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.45%) Network Design
3 3 (5.45%) Migration
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL
3 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.64%) Security Architecture
4 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (1.82%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (1.82%) Database Security
5 1 (1.82%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.64%) CCNP
3 9 (16.36%) CISSP
4 4 (7.27%) CCSA
5 3 (5.45%) CCSE
5 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) CCNA
6 2 (3.64%) CCIE
6 2 (3.64%) Degree
7 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) MCTS
7 1 (1.82%) MCITP
7 1 (1.82%) CCSP
7 1 (1.82%) CCIP
7 1 (1.82%) MCSE
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) ProxySG
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) Snort
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.45%) AirWatch
2 3 (5.45%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.82%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) Cisco
2 23 (41.82%) Juniper
2 23 (41.82%) CheckPoint
3 21 (38.18%) F5
4 11 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (10.91%) Sourcefire
6 5 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.27%) HP
7 4 (7.27%) Websense
7 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
7 4 (7.27%) Tufin
8 3 (5.45%) VMware
8 3 (5.45%) Citrix
8 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle
9 2 (3.64%) Aruba
9 2 (3.64%) AlgoSec
10 1 (1.82%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (1.82%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.82%) Splunk
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