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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 299 331 324
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 143 102 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 75 53
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £263 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £546 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £21.55 -
% change year-on-year
+87.93% -
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
20455 22168 22140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.57% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14777 15491 15376
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 370 398
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 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 1 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 +22 18 £500 +11.11% 11
Croydon - 4 £470 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 115 (48.32%) Firewall
2 102 (42.86%) Network Security
3 92 (38.66%) Cisco
4 68 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (26.05%) Windows
6 58 (24.37%) Linux
7 54 (22.69%) CCNP
8 53 (22.27%) CheckPoint
8 53 (22.27%) Cisco ASA
9 50 (21.01%) Juniper
10 47 (19.75%) Finance
11 39 (16.39%) Wireless
11 39 (16.39%) WAN
11 39 (16.39%) F5
12 37 (15.55%) Microsoft
13 36 (15.13%) VPN
14 35 (14.71%) CISSP
15 34 (14.29%) Unix
16 32 (13.45%) CCNA
16 32 (13.45%) CCIE
16 32 (13.45%) Security Operations
17 31 (13.03%) LAN
18 30 (12.61%) Palo Alto
19 29 (12.18%) VMware
20 25 (10.50%) Cisco Nexus
21 24 (10.08%) Information Security
21 24 (10.08%) Oracle
22 23 (9.66%) Penetration Testing
22 23 (9.66%) Degree
22 23 (9.66%) SIEM

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 (2.52%) IIS
2 5 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.68%) Apache
4 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.42%) Confluence
5 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.42%) nginx
5 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.42%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.36%) Mimecast
3 6 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.68%) IaaS
4 4 (1.68%) PaaS
5 3 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.84%) Office 365
7 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (48.32%) Firewall
2 102 (42.86%) Network Security
3 53 (22.27%) Cisco ASA
4 39 (16.39%) WAN
4 39 (16.39%) Wireless
5 36 (15.13%) VPN
6 31 (13.03%) LAN
7 25 (10.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (9.24%) TCP/IP
9 17 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (6.72%) BIG-IP
10 16 (6.72%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (6.30%) BGP
11 15 (6.30%) HSRP
12 14 (5.88%) IP Telephony
12 14 (5.88%) IPsec
12 14 (5.88%) OSPF
13 12 (5.04%) EIGRP
14 11 (4.62%) DHCP
14 11 (4.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.52%) DB2
3 5 (2.10%) MariaDB
3 5 (2.10%) MySQL
3 5 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.26%) JIRA
2 2 (0.84%) AppScan
2 2 (0.84%) Fiddler
2 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.84%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.84%) Subversion
3 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.42%) MSI
3 1 (0.42%) Selenium
3 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (19.75%) Finance
2 13 (5.46%) Banking
2 13 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.94%) Legal
4 6 (2.52%) Law
4 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.10%) Advertising
5 5 (2.10%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.68%) French Language
6 4 (1.68%) German Language
6 4 (1.68%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (1.68%) Retail
7 2 (0.84%) Electronics
7 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.10%) Web Services
2 4 (1.68%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.26%) Middleware
4 2 (0.84%) boto
4 2 (0.84%) JSON
4 2 (0.84%) OpenGL
4 2 (0.84%) Qt
4 2 (0.84%) RESTful
5 1 (0.42%) LAMP
5 1 (0.42%) Node.js
5 1 (0.42%) OAuth
5 1 (0.42%) SAML
5 1 (0.42%) Spring Security
5 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.66%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.78%) PKI
4 6 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.10%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.10%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.10%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.68%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.26%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.84%) BBC
8 2 (0.84%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.84%) Digital TV
8 2 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.84%) Replication
8 2 (0.84%) Social Media
8 2 (0.84%) STB
Operating Systems
1 62 (26.05%) Windows
2 58 (24.37%) Linux
3 34 (14.29%) Unix
4 20 (8.40%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.04%) Windows 10
6 11 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.78%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.36%) Solaris
8 8 (3.36%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.68%) VMS
10 2 (0.84%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.84%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) CentOS
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.45%) Security Operations
2 24 (10.08%) Information Security
3 23 (9.66%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (9.66%) SIEM
4 20 (8.40%) Security Architecture
5 19 (7.98%) Security Testing
6 18 (7.56%) E-Commerce
6 18 (7.56%) Open Source
6 18 (7.56%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 13 (5.46%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (5.46%) ITIL
8 13 (5.46%) Migration
8 13 (5.46%) Network Design
8 13 (5.46%) Secure Coding
9 12 (5.04%) OWASP
10 10 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (4.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (4.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.14%) Python
2 11 (4.62%) Perl
2 11 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.20%) C
4 9 (3.78%) C++
5 6 (2.52%) SQL
5 6 (2.52%) VBScript
6 5 (2.10%) Java
7 4 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.84%) Scala
10 1 (0.42%) C#
10 1 (0.42%) PHP
10 1 (0.42%) Ruby
10 1 (0.42%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 68 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (22.69%) CCNP
3 35 (14.71%) CISSP
4 32 (13.45%) CCIE
4 32 (13.45%) CCNA
5 23 (9.66%) Degree
6 21 (8.82%) Security Cleared
7 14 (5.88%) JNCIS
8 11 (4.62%) CCSE
8 11 (4.62%) JNCIP
9 10 (4.20%) CEH
9 10 (4.20%) DV Cleared
9 10 (4.20%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.36%) CREST Certified
10 8 (3.36%) MCSE
10 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.94%) CCSA
11 7 (2.94%) GIAC
12 6 (2.52%) CISM
12 6 (2.52%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.68%) COBIT
2 4 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.26%) GPG13
3 3 (1.26%) SLA
4 2 (0.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.42%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 19 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (3.78%) ProxySG
4 9 (3.78%) vSphere
5 7 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.10%) BitLocker
6 5 (2.10%) Docker
6 5 (2.10%) Snort
6 5 (2.10%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.10%) XenApp
7 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.84%) LXC
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.84%) Squid
8 1 (0.42%) NFS
8 1 (0.42%) RACF
8 1 (0.42%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 19 (7.98%) FortiGate
2 10 (4.20%) Nagios
2 10 (4.20%) SCCM
3 8 (3.36%) Cacti
4 7 (2.94%) Nessus
4 7 (2.94%) Nmap
4 7 (2.94%) Terraform
5 6 (2.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (2.10%) Ansible
6 5 (2.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.10%) Puppet
6 5 (2.10%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.68%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.68%) Packer
8 3 (1.26%) OpenView
8 3 (1.26%) Proventia
8 3 (1.26%) SmokePing
9 2 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.84%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 92 (38.66%) Cisco
2 53 (22.27%) CheckPoint
3 50 (21.01%) Juniper
4 39 (16.39%) F5
5 37 (15.55%) Microsoft
6 30 (12.61%) Palo Alto
7 29 (12.18%) VMware
8 24 (10.08%) Oracle
9 22 (9.24%) Fortinet
10 19 (7.98%) Blue Coat
11 15 (6.30%) Citrix
12 13 (5.46%) Aruba
12 13 (5.46%) Qualys
13 11 (4.62%) HP
13 11 (4.62%) LogRhythm
13 11 (4.62%) SolarWinds
14 10 (4.20%) Riverbed
15 9 (3.78%) Intel Security
16 8 (3.36%) Tripwire
17 7 (2.94%) Forcepoint
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