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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 163 208 198
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 33 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +19.04%
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 £15.75 £35.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-55.94% +43.00%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5336 6586 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.64% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3884 4842 5258
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £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 90 168 171
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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 23 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 23 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 41 (70.69%) Cisco
2 39 (67.24%) Network Security
3 37 (63.79%) Firewall
4 33 (56.90%) Juniper
5 27 (46.55%) F5
6 25 (43.10%) CheckPoint
7 18 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (27.59%) VPN
8 16 (27.59%) CCNP
8 16 (27.59%) Wireless
9 15 (25.86%) Blue Coat
10 14 (24.14%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (22.41%) Security Architecture
11 13 (22.41%) Business Continuity
11 13 (22.41%) BCP
11 13 (22.41%) SSL
11 13 (22.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (22.41%) Business Continuity Planning
12 11 (18.97%) Finance
13 9 (15.52%) Reverse Proxy
13 9 (15.52%) Banking
13 9 (15.52%) Windows
14 8 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
15 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (12.07%) BGP
15 7 (12.07%) McAfee
16 6 (10.34%) CCSE
17 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
17 5 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
17 5 (8.62%) Websense

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (67.24%) Network Security
2 37 (63.79%) Firewall
3 16 (27.59%) Wireless
3 16 (27.59%) VPN
4 13 (22.41%) SSL
4 13 (22.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (15.52%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (12.07%) BGP
7 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (6.90%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (6.90%) VLAN
8 4 (6.90%) OSPF
8 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (6.90%) LAN
8 4 (6.90%) WAN
9 3 (5.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (5.17%) Multicast
9 3 (5.17%) HSRP
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.72%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.17%) UNIX
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (22.41%) Business Continuity
2 13 (22.41%) BCP
2 13 (22.41%) Security Architecture
2 13 (22.41%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (6.90%) ITIL
5 3 (5.17%) Migration
5 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.45%) SIEM
6 2 (3.45%) Security Management
7 1 (1.72%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.72%) Service Management
7 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.72%) Change Management
7 1 (1.72%) Information Security Management
7 1 (1.72%) Information Security
7 1 (1.72%) Network Design
7 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) C
1 1 (1.72%) C++
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
1 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (27.59%) CCNP
3 6 (10.34%) CCSE
4 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) CISSP
6 3 (5.17%) CCSA
6 3 (5.17%) CCIE
7 2 (3.45%) CCNA
8 1 (1.72%) MCSE
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.72%) CISA
8 1 (1.72%) CISM
8 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.72%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) GPG13
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Snort
2 1 (1.72%) Nmap
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) Cisco
2 33 (56.90%) Juniper
3 27 (46.55%) F5
4 25 (43.10%) CheckPoint
5 15 (25.86%) Blue Coat
6 7 (12.07%) McAfee
7 5 (8.62%) Websense
7 5 (8.62%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (5.17%) Aruba
8 3 (5.17%) Sourcefire
8 3 (5.17%) Nortel
9 2 (3.45%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.45%) TippingPoint
9 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.72%) HP
10 1 (1.72%) NetApp
10 1 (1.72%) Radware
10 1 (1.72%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.72%) Riverbed
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