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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 168 212 204
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 30 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.26% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 17
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £494 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £389 £328
% change year-on-year
-3.53% +18.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
5382 6662 7123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.55% 92.27% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3969 4847 5119
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 134 169
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £38.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 46 (69.70%) Firewall
2 42 (63.64%) Cisco
3 40 (60.61%) Network Security
4 34 (51.52%) Juniper
5 29 (43.94%) F5
6 28 (42.42%) CheckPoint
7 24 (36.36%) VPN
8 21 (31.82%) Blue Coat
9 20 (30.30%) Finance
10 19 (28.79%) Wireless
10 19 (28.79%) SSL
11 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (24.24%) CCNP
13 15 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (21.21%) Reverse Proxy
14 14 (21.21%) Security Architecture
14 14 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (19.70%) Business Continuity Planning
15 13 (19.70%) Business Continuity
15 13 (19.70%) BCP
16 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
16 12 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (15.15%) Sourcefire
17 10 (15.15%) Windows
17 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
18 8 (12.12%) LAN
18 8 (12.12%) WAN
18 8 (12.12%) CCSE
18 8 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
18 8 (12.12%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 46 (69.70%) Firewall
2 40 (60.61%) Network Security
3 24 (36.36%) VPN
4 19 (28.79%) Wireless
4 19 (28.79%) SSL
5 14 (21.21%) Reverse Proxy
5 14 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 12 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (12.12%) LAN
7 8 (12.12%) WAN
7 8 (12.12%) VLAN
7 8 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (10.61%) BGP
8 7 (10.61%) Internet
8 7 (10.61%) OSPF
9 6 (9.09%) HSRP
10 5 (7.58%) VRRP
11 4 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (3.03%) SNMP
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.03%) Publishing
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) PKI
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.52%) SecurID
4 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 15 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (21.21%) Security Architecture
3 13 (19.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 13 (19.70%) Business Continuity
3 13 (19.70%) BCP
4 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 8 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (9.09%) Project Management
6 6 (9.09%) Information Security
7 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.55%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.55%) ITIL
8 3 (4.55%) Migration
9 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.03%) Security Management
9 2 (3.03%) Network Design
9 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (24.24%) CCNP
3 8 (12.12%) CCSE
4 4 (6.06%) CISSP
4 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) CCIE
5 3 (4.55%) CCNA
6 2 (3.03%) CCSA
6 2 (3.03%) CISM
7 1 (1.52%) OSCP
7 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.52%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.52%) CEH
7 1 (1.52%) CCSP
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.52%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.52%) MCSE
7 1 (1.52%) CISA
7 1 (1.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.52%) GPG13
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Snort
1 5 (7.58%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (63.64%) Cisco
2 34 (51.52%) Juniper
3 29 (43.94%) F5
4 28 (42.42%) CheckPoint
5 21 (31.82%) Blue Coat
6 10 (15.15%) Sourcefire
7 5 (7.58%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (7.58%) Websense
7 5 (7.58%) McAfee
8 3 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (4.55%) Aruba
8 3 (4.55%) Symantec
9 2 (3.03%) HP
9 2 (3.03%) Nortel
9 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.52%) Gemalto
10 1 (1.52%) Varonis
10 1 (1.52%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.52%) ProCurve
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 6 days ago