The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 146 129 171
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 17 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.80% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.83% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 18
Median daily rate £504 £500 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% +26.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £322 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £518 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +178.46%
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
3090 3356 5595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.56% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2458 2668 4281
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 106
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £41.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Security Engineer in the job title.

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 2 December 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Firewall
3 10 (31.25%) Network Security
4 9 (28.13%) CheckPoint
5 8 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 7 (21.88%) Splunk
7 6 (18.75%) Juniper
7 6 (18.75%) Linux
7 6 (18.75%) Python
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
7 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
8 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Windows
8 5 (15.63%) Wireless
8 5 (15.63%) F5
8 5 (15.63%) Ansible
8 5 (15.63%) DevOps
8 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (12.50%) Unix
9 4 (12.50%) SQL
9 4 (12.50%) Information Security
9 4 (12.50%) BIG-IP
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
10 3 (9.38%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) GitHub
2 2 (6.25%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) Network Security
3 5 (15.63%) Wireless
4 4 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.25%) DMZ
6 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 2 (6.25%) WAAS
6 2 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (3.13%) DNS
7 1 (3.13%) HTTP
7 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
1 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) CircleCI
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
1 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
1 1 (3.13%) REST
1 1 (3.13%) Swing
1 1 (3.13%) SWT
1 1 (3.13%) Velocity
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Unix
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (15.63%) DevOps
2 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (12.50%) Information Security
2 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 3 (9.38%) OWASP
3 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 6 (18.75%) Python
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
3 3 (9.38%) VBScript
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Go
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CCNP
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) CISSP
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) CCIE
3 1 (3.13%) CCSE
3 1 (3.13%) CCSP
3 1 (3.13%) CEH
3 1 (3.13%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) BitLocker
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Control-M
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) CheckPoint
2 8 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 7 (21.88%) Splunk
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco
4 6 (18.75%) Juniper
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) F5
6 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
6 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) Tufin
6 3 (9.38%) VMware
7 2 (6.25%) Aruba
7 2 (6.25%) BMC
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) FireEye
7 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
7 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.25%) TippingPoint
7 2 (6.25%) Varonis