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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 284 346 332
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 154 88 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 58 51
Median daily rate £500 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.78 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -62.04%
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
21057 22355 22117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.75% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15692 15165
Median daily rate £450 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 374 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +42 17 £500 - 10
Croydon - 5 £470 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 126 (47.01%) Firewall
2 111 (41.42%) Network Security
3 95 (35.45%) Cisco
4 71 (26.49%) Windows
5 69 (25.75%) Linux
5 69 (25.75%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 60 (22.39%) CCNP
8 59 (22.01%) Juniper
9 56 (20.90%) Cisco ASA
10 50 (18.66%) Finance
11 45 (16.79%) VPN
12 42 (15.67%) F5
13 40 (14.93%) Security Operations
13 40 (14.93%) CISSP
14 39 (14.55%) Wireless
15 38 (14.18%) WAN
16 37 (13.81%) Microsoft
17 36 (13.43%) Unix
18 35 (13.06%) CCIE
18 35 (13.06%) Palo Alto
19 34 (12.69%) SIEM
20 30 (11.19%) LAN
21 29 (10.82%) Penetration Testing
22 28 (10.45%) VMware
22 28 (10.45%) Data Centre
23 27 (10.07%) Information Security
23 27 (10.07%) CCNA
24 26 (9.70%) E-Commerce
24 26 (9.70%) Cisco Nexus

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 (2.24%) Confluence
1 6 (2.24%) IIS
2 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.49%) Apache
3 4 (1.49%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.75%) JBoss
4 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.37%) nginx
5 1 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.12%) HipChat
4 2 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.99%) IaaS
3 8 (2.99%) Mimecast
3 8 (2.99%) PaaS
4 6 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.87%) SaaS
6 4 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.75%) Office 365
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 126 (47.01%) Firewall
2 111 (41.42%) Network Security
3 56 (20.90%) Cisco ASA
4 45 (16.79%) VPN
5 39 (14.55%) Wireless
6 38 (14.18%) WAN
7 30 (11.19%) LAN
8 26 (9.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (9.33%) TCP/IP
10 20 (7.46%) BIG-IP
11 19 (7.09%) BGP
12 18 (6.72%) OSPF
13 17 (6.34%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (5.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 15 (5.60%) IPsec
16 14 (5.22%) HSRP
16 14 (5.22%) SSL
17 13 (4.85%) Intrusion Detection
18 12 (4.48%) IP Telephony
19 11 (4.10%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.24%) DB2
3 5 (1.87%) MariaDB
3 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.87%) MySQL
3 5 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.37%) Big Data
7 1 (0.37%) HBase
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) JIRA
1 5 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.75%) AppScan
3 2 (0.75%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.75%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.37%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.37%) MSI
4 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 50 (18.66%) Finance
2 17 (6.34%) Banking
3 13 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.24%) Legal
5 6 (2.24%) Publishing
5 6 (2.24%) Retail
6 5 (1.87%) Advertising
6 5 (1.87%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.49%) French Language
7 4 (1.49%) German Language
7 4 (1.49%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (1.12%) Electronics
8 3 (1.12%) Marketing
9 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.75%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.24%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.87%) Web Services
3 4 (1.49%) boto
4 2 (0.75%) RESTful
5 1 (0.37%) .NET
5 1 (0.37%) Kafka
5 1 (0.37%) LAMP
5 1 (0.37%) Middleware
5 1 (0.37%) Node.js
5 1 (0.37%) OAuth
5 1 (0.37%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.37%) SAML
5 1 (0.37%) Spring Security
5 1 (0.37%) Swagger
5 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.22%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.22%) PKI
3 12 (4.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.61%) Cryptography
6 6 (2.24%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.87%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.75%) BBC
10 2 (0.75%) Replication
10 2 (0.75%) Social Media
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.37%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (26.49%) Windows
2 69 (25.75%) Linux
3 36 (13.43%) Unix
4 25 (9.33%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.85%) Windows 10
6 10 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.36%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.99%) Solaris
8 8 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.49%) VMS
10 2 (0.75%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.75%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.37%) Android
11 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.37%) CentOS
11 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (14.93%) Security Operations
2 34 (12.69%) SIEM
3 29 (10.82%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (10.07%) Information Security
5 26 (9.70%) E-Commerce
5 26 (9.70%) Open Source
6 23 (8.58%) Security Architecture
7 22 (8.21%) Security Testing
8 20 (7.46%) Vulnerability Management
9 19 (7.09%) Secure Coding
10 18 (6.72%) OWASP
10 18 (6.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 17 (6.34%) Web Development
12 16 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (5.22%) ITIL
13 14 (5.22%) Migration
13 14 (5.22%) Network Design
13 14 (5.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 13 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.84%) Python
2 13 (4.85%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.48%) Perl
4 11 (4.10%) Java
4 11 (4.10%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.36%) C++
6 8 (2.99%) C
7 7 (2.61%) SQL
8 6 (2.24%) VBScript
9 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.12%) Scala
10 2 (0.75%) C#
10 2 (0.75%) Ruby
11 1 (0.37%) Go
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 69 (25.75%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (22.39%) CCNP
3 40 (14.93%) CISSP
4 35 (13.06%) CCIE
5 27 (10.07%) CCNA
6 23 (8.58%) Degree
7 19 (7.09%) Security Cleared
8 15 (5.60%) CCSE
9 14 (5.22%) CEH
9 14 (5.22%) JNCIS
10 13 (4.85%) CREST Certified
11 11 (4.10%) JNCIP
12 9 (3.36%) CCSA
12 9 (3.36%) DV Cleared
12 9 (3.36%) SC Cleared
13 8 (2.99%) MCSE
13 8 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (2.61%) GIAC
15 6 (2.24%) CISM
15 6 (2.24%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.49%) COBIT
2 4 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) GPG13
3 3 (1.12%) SLA
4 2 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.75%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.37%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.73%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (3.36%) ProxySG
4 9 (3.36%) vSphere
5 7 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.24%) BitLocker
6 6 (2.24%) Docker
7 5 (1.87%) Snort
7 5 (1.87%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.49%) XenApp
9 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.75%) Squid
10 1 (0.37%) etcd
10 1 (0.37%) flannel
10 1 (0.37%) NFS
10 1 (0.37%) RACF
10 1 (0.37%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 17 (6.34%) FortiGate
2 14 (5.22%) Nagios
3 12 (4.48%) Cacti
4 10 (3.73%) SCCM
4 10 (3.73%) Terraform
5 8 (2.99%) Ansible
6 7 (2.61%) Nessus
6 7 (2.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (2.61%) Nmap
6 7 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.61%) Puppet
6 7 (2.61%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (2.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (1.87%) OSSEC
8 5 (1.87%) SmokePing
9 4 (1.49%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.49%) Packer
10 3 (1.12%) ArcSight ESM
10 3 (1.12%) OpenView
10 3 (1.12%) Proventia
Vendors
1 95 (35.45%) Cisco
2 67 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 59 (22.01%) Juniper
4 42 (15.67%) F5
5 37 (13.81%) Microsoft
6 35 (13.06%) Palo Alto
7 28 (10.45%) VMware
8 25 (9.33%) Fortinet
8 25 (9.33%) Oracle
9 21 (7.84%) Blue Coat
10 17 (6.34%) Qualys
11 16 (5.97%) Aruba
12 15 (5.60%) Citrix
13 13 (4.85%) SolarWinds
14 11 (4.10%) HP
15 10 (3.73%) LogRhythm
15 10 (3.73%) Riverbed
16 8 (2.99%) Intel Security
16 8 (2.99%) Tripwire
17 7 (2.61%) Sourcefire
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