The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 161 202 188
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 34 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.65 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.38% -92.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +34.90%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5358 6583 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.01% 92.63% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3905 4838 5269
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.72 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.19 £49.60 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Engineer
London

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 July 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 29 July 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 42 (68.85%) Cisco
2 40 (65.57%) Network Security
3 39 (63.93%) Firewall
4 33 (54.10%) Juniper
5 27 (44.26%) F5
6 26 (42.62%) CheckPoint
7 19 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (27.87%) VPN
8 17 (27.87%) CCNP
9 16 (26.23%) Wireless
10 15 (24.59%) Blue Coat
11 14 (22.95%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (21.31%) Business Continuity
12 13 (21.31%) Security Architecture
12 13 (21.31%) BCP
12 13 (21.31%) SSL
12 13 (21.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (21.31%) Business Continuity Planning
13 12 (19.67%) Finance
14 9 (14.75%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (14.75%) Banking
14 9 (14.75%) Windows
15 8 (13.11%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (11.48%) McAfee
16 7 (11.48%) BGP
17 6 (9.84%) CCSE
18 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
18 5 (8.20%) Cisco PIX
18 5 (8.20%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (65.57%) Network Security
2 39 (63.93%) Firewall
3 17 (27.87%) VPN
4 16 (26.23%) Wireless
5 13 (21.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (21.31%) SSL
6 9 (14.75%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (11.48%) BGP
9 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
9 5 (8.20%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (8.20%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (8.20%) VLAN
10 4 (6.56%) OSPF
10 4 (6.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (6.56%) LAN
10 4 (6.56%) WAN
11 3 (4.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (4.92%) Multicast
11 3 (4.92%) NetScaler
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) PKI
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.64%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
3 3 (4.92%) UNIX
4 2 (3.28%) Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (21.31%) Business Continuity
2 13 (21.31%) BCP
2 13 (21.31%) Security Architecture
2 13 (21.31%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (13.11%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (6.56%) ITIL
4 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.92%) Migration
5 3 (4.92%) Information Security
6 2 (3.28%) Network Design
6 2 (3.28%) Security Management
6 2 (3.28%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.28%) Network Management
6 2 (3.28%) SIEM
7 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.64%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.64%) Analytics
7 1 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
1 1 (1.64%) C++
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
1 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (27.87%) CCNP
3 6 (9.84%) CCSE
4 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.56%) CISSP
6 3 (4.92%) CCSA
6 3 (4.92%) CCNA
6 3 (4.92%) CCIE
7 1 (1.64%) MCSE
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.64%) CISA
7 1 (1.64%) CISM
7 1 (1.64%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.64%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) GPG13
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Snort
2 1 (1.64%) Nmap
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 42 (68.85%) Cisco
2 33 (54.10%) Juniper
3 27 (44.26%) F5
4 26 (42.62%) CheckPoint
5 15 (24.59%) Blue Coat
6 7 (11.48%) McAfee
7 5 (8.20%) Websense
7 5 (8.20%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (4.92%) Aruba
8 3 (4.92%) Sourcefire
8 3 (4.92%) Nortel
9 2 (3.28%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.28%) TippingPoint
9 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.64%) HP
10 1 (1.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.64%) NetApp
10 1 (1.64%) Radware
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