The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 296 321 338
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 125 108 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.48% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.51% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 79 47
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £542 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20569 21078 21803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.98% 94.55% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 14579 15350
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 396 399
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Engineer across the London region.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer across the London region.

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 22 £500 +17.64% 8
Croydon - 1 £448 -
Greenford - 1 £345 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 London region featuring Security Engineer in the job title.

1 104 (53.06%) Firewall
2 94 (47.96%) Network Security
3 83 (42.35%) Cisco
4 57 (29.08%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (25.00%) Windows
5 49 (25.00%) Linux
6 45 (22.96%) CheckPoint
7 44 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (21.94%) CCNP
9 42 (21.43%) Juniper
9 42 (21.43%) Finance
10 37 (18.88%) WAN
11 33 (16.84%) F5
11 33 (16.84%) Palo Alto
12 32 (16.33%) Security Operations
13 31 (15.82%) CCNA
13 31 (15.82%) LAN
14 30 (15.31%) Unix
14 30 (15.31%) Microsoft
15 28 (14.29%) CISSP
15 28 (14.29%) Wireless
16 26 (13.27%) CCIE
16 26 (13.27%) VPN
17 25 (12.76%) VMware
18 22 (11.22%) TCP/IP
18 22 (11.22%) SIEM
18 22 (11.22%) Cisco Nexus
19 21 (10.71%) Information Security
19 21 (10.71%) Fortinet
20 20 (10.20%) FortiGate

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (3.06%) IIS
2 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.53%) Apache
4 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.51%) nginx
5 1 (0.51%) Node.js
5 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.51%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.08%) Mimecast
3 4 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.02%) IaaS
4 2 (1.02%) Office 365
4 2 (1.02%) PaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (53.06%) Firewall
2 94 (47.96%) Network Security
3 44 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (18.88%) WAN
5 31 (15.82%) LAN
6 28 (14.29%) Wireless
7 26 (13.27%) VPN
8 22 (11.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (11.22%) TCP/IP
9 17 (8.67%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (7.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (7.14%) BGP
11 14 (7.14%) HSRP
12 13 (6.63%) OSPF
13 11 (5.61%) Cisco ISE
13 11 (5.61%) EIGRP
13 11 (5.61%) IP Telephony
14 9 (4.59%) DHCP
15 8 (4.08%) BIG-IP
15 8 (4.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.06%) DB2
3 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.02%) JIRA
2 2 (1.02%) Subversion
3 1 (0.51%) AppScan
3 1 (0.51%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.51%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.51%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.51%) MSI
3 1 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 42 (21.43%) Finance
2 13 (6.63%) Banking
2 13 (6.63%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.06%) Law
3 6 (3.06%) Legal
3 6 (3.06%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.06%) Spanish Language
4 5 (2.55%) Advertising
5 4 (2.04%) French Language
5 4 (2.04%) German Language
5 4 (2.04%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.02%) Electronics
6 2 (1.02%) Marketing
6 2 (1.02%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.06%) Web Services
2 4 (2.04%) Middleware
3 2 (1.02%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.02%) JSON
3 2 (1.02%) OpenGL
3 2 (1.02%) Qt
3 2 (1.02%) RESTful
4 1 (0.51%) LAMP
4 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.06%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.53%) PKI
7 2 (1.02%) BBC
7 2 (1.02%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.02%) DTV
7 2 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.02%) Replication
7 2 (1.02%) Social Media
7 2 (1.02%) STB
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.00%) Linux
1 49 (25.00%) Windows
2 30 (15.31%) Unix
3 14 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.08%) Windows 10
5 8 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.06%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.55%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.04%) VMS
9 3 (1.53%) Solaris
10 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.02%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.51%) Android
11 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.51%) CentOS
11 1 (0.51%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.33%) Security Operations
2 22 (11.22%) SIEM
3 21 (10.71%) Information Security
4 18 (9.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (7.14%) Migration
5 14 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 13 (6.63%) Security Architecture
7 12 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (5.61%) Network Design
9 10 (5.10%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (4.59%) E-Commerce
10 9 (4.59%) Identity Management
10 9 (4.59%) ITIL
10 9 (4.59%) Open Source
11 8 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.08%) Attack Monitoring
12 7 (3.57%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.57%) Secure Coding
12 7 (3.57%) Threat Detection
12 7 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.16%) Python
2 11 (5.61%) Perl
3 10 (5.10%) C
4 9 (4.59%) C++
5 6 (3.06%) SQL
6 5 (2.55%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.55%) Java
6 5 (2.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.02%) VBScript
8 1 (0.51%) C#
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
8 1 (0.51%) Scala
8 1 (0.51%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 57 (29.08%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (21.94%) CCNP
3 31 (15.82%) CCNA
4 28 (14.29%) CISSP
5 26 (13.27%) CCIE
6 17 (8.67%) Security Cleared
7 15 (7.65%) Degree
7 15 (7.65%) JNCIS
8 12 (6.12%) JNCIP
8 12 (6.12%) SC Cleared
9 10 (5.10%) CCSE
10 6 (3.06%) CCSA
10 6 (3.06%) CISM
11 5 (2.55%) CCDP
11 5 (2.55%) CEH
11 5 (2.55%) MCSE
11 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.04%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.53%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (1.53%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.04%) COBIT
2 4 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.53%) GPG13
3 3 (1.53%) SLA
4 2 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.51%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.65%) Active Directory
1 15 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.59%) vSphere
3 8 (4.08%) ProxySG
4 5 (2.55%) Snort
4 5 (2.55%) XenApp
5 4 (2.04%) Docker
5 4 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.02%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.02%) LXC
6 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.51%) NFS
7 1 (0.51%) RACF
Systems Management
1 20 (10.20%) FortiGate
2 10 (5.10%) SCCM
3 7 (3.57%) Nessus
4 6 (3.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (3.06%) Nmap
5 5 (2.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (2.04%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.04%) Packer
6 4 (2.04%) Proventia
6 4 (2.04%) Terraform
7 3 (1.53%) Cacti
7 3 (1.53%) Nagios
7 3 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.53%) Puppet
8 2 (1.02%) Ansible
8 2 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.51%) OpenView
9 1 (0.51%) SmokePing
9 1 (0.51%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 83 (42.35%) Cisco
2 45 (22.96%) CheckPoint
3 42 (21.43%) Juniper
4 33 (16.84%) F5
4 33 (16.84%) Palo Alto
5 30 (15.31%) Microsoft
6 25 (12.76%) VMware
7 21 (10.71%) Fortinet
8 19 (9.69%) Blue Coat
9 16 (8.16%) Oracle
10 15 (7.65%) LogRhythm
11 11 (5.61%) Citrix
12 10 (5.10%) Aruba
13 9 (4.59%) HP
13 9 (4.59%) Qualys
14 8 (4.08%) ArcSight
14 8 (4.08%) Riverbed
14 8 (4.08%) Tripwire
15 7 (3.57%) Forcepoint
15 7 (3.57%) Intel Security
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