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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 179 170 205
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 29 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.54% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.59% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +24.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £345 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £453 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +26.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.16 £13.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £15.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -60.62%
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
5384 5462 6352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.37% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4156 4070 4705
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 69 159
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £34.62 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -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 29 June 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 29 June 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 28 (60.87%) Firewall
2 25 (54.35%) Cisco
3 19 (41.30%) Network Security
4 18 (39.13%) CheckPoint
5 13 (28.26%) Juniper
5 13 (28.26%) F5
6 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (21.74%) CCNP
8 8 (17.39%) Finance
8 8 (17.39%) SIEM
9 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (15.22%) Blue Coat
9 7 (15.22%) CISSP
9 7 (15.22%) LAN
9 7 (15.22%) VPN
10 6 (13.04%) Citrix
10 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
11 5 (10.87%) WAN
11 5 (10.87%) OSPF
11 5 (10.87%) BGP
11 5 (10.87%) PKI
12 4 (8.70%) Banking
12 4 (8.70%) ProxySG
12 4 (8.70%) CCSE
12 4 (8.70%) Sourcefire
12 4 (8.70%) HSRP
12 4 (8.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 4 (8.70%) Internet
12 4 (8.70%) Websense

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (6.52%) Lync
2 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) Network Security
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (15.22%) LAN
4 7 (15.22%) VPN
5 5 (10.87%) WAN
5 5 (10.87%) OSPF
5 5 (10.87%) BGP
6 4 (8.70%) Internet
6 4 (8.70%) HSRP
7 3 (6.52%) VLAN
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (6.52%) NetScaler
7 3 (6.52%) NX-OS
7 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.52%) VRRP
8 2 (4.35%) Wireless
8 2 (4.35%) SSL
8 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) SAML
3 2 (4.35%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) SIEM
2 4 (8.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
3 3 (6.52%) Information Security
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.35%) Server Hardening
5 1 (2.17%) SDLC
5 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.17%) Database Security
5 1 (2.17%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.17%) Network Management
5 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL
5 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) CCNP
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.22%) CISSP
3 4 (8.70%) CCSE
4 3 (6.52%) CCSA
5 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) MCTS
6 1 (2.17%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.70%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.35%) Snort
2 2 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Nessus
3 1 (2.17%) OpenView
3 1 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.17%) logstash
3 1 (2.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Cisco
2 18 (39.13%) CheckPoint
3 13 (28.26%) Juniper
3 13 (28.26%) F5
4 7 (15.22%) Blue Coat
5 6 (13.04%) Citrix
6 4 (8.70%) Sourcefire
6 4 (8.70%) Websense
7 3 (6.52%) VMware
7 3 (6.52%) Tufin
8 2 (4.35%) Aruba
8 2 (4.35%) AlgoSec
8 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle
9 1 (2.17%) Nokia
9 1 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.17%) HP
9 1 (2.17%) Infoblox
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