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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 286 337 321
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 162 97 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.44% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 52 68
Median daily rate £500 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £525 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £365 £398
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -8.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £24.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -60.00%
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
21892 22043 22753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.84% 94.74% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15546 15460 15444
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 330 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +17 15 £500 +5.26% 5
Croydon - 7 £470 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Westminster - 1 £398 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 119 (41.61%) Firewall
2 100 (34.97%) Network Security
3 92 (32.17%) Linux
4 87 (30.42%) Cisco
5 77 (26.92%) Windows
6 64 (22.38%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (21.33%) CheckPoint
8 58 (20.28%) Cisco ASA
9 56 (19.58%) CCNP
10 55 (19.23%) Juniper
11 49 (17.13%) Penetration Testing
12 48 (16.78%) Finance
13 45 (15.73%) Security Operations
14 44 (15.38%) VPN
14 44 (15.38%) Python
15 43 (15.03%) Open Source
16 41 (14.34%) Unix
17 39 (13.64%) SIEM
18 37 (12.94%) OWASP
18 37 (12.94%) Palo Alto
18 37 (12.94%) Wireless
19 36 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (12.59%) CCIE
19 36 (12.59%) CISSP
20 35 (12.24%) Microsoft
20 35 (12.24%) Security Testing
21 33 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
22 32 (11.19%) WAN
23 31 (10.84%) F5
24 30 (10.49%) Data Centre

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 17 (5.94%) nginx
2 7 (2.45%) Confluence
3 6 (2.10%) IIS
4 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.40%) Apache
5 4 (1.40%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.70%) JBoss
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.40%) HipChat
4 3 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.80%) IaaS
3 8 (2.80%) PaaS
4 6 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.10%) Mimecast
4 6 (2.10%) SaaS
5 4 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.70%) Office 365
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 119 (41.61%) Firewall
2 100 (34.97%) Network Security
3 58 (20.28%) Cisco ASA
4 44 (15.38%) VPN
5 37 (12.94%) Wireless
6 32 (11.19%) WAN
7 23 (8.04%) LAN
8 21 (7.34%) BIG-IP
8 21 (7.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (6.99%) TCP/IP
10 17 (5.94%) BGP
10 17 (5.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 17 (5.94%) SSL
11 16 (5.59%) OSPF
12 15 (5.24%) IPsec
13 11 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
13 11 (3.85%) DMZ
13 11 (3.85%) FWSM
14 10 (3.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.15%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.10%) DB2
5 5 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.75%) MariaDB
5 5 (1.75%) MySQL
6 4 (1.40%) Big Data
6 4 (1.40%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) HBase
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (5.94%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.59%) Travis CI
3 14 (4.90%) CircleCI
4 6 (2.10%) JIRA
4 6 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.70%) AppScan
6 2 (0.70%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.70%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.35%) MSI
7 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 48 (16.78%) Finance
2 15 (5.24%) Banking
3 8 (2.80%) Retail
3 8 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.10%) Publishing
6 4 (1.40%) Advertising
6 4 (1.40%) French Language
6 4 (1.40%) German Language
6 4 (1.40%) Legal
6 4 (1.40%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (1.40%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.05%) Electronics
7 3 (1.05%) Marketing
8 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.34%) Web Services
2 8 (2.80%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.40%) boto
3 4 (1.40%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.05%) RESTful
5 2 (0.70%) .NET
5 2 (0.70%) REST
6 1 (0.35%) J2EE
6 1 (0.35%) Kafka
6 1 (0.35%) LAMP
6 1 (0.35%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) Node.js
6 1 (0.35%) OAuth
6 1 (0.35%) SAML
6 1 (0.35%) Spring Security
6 1 (0.35%) Swagger
6 1 (0.35%) Swing
6 1 (0.35%) SWT
6 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.49%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.64%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.29%) PKI
4 17 (5.94%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.15%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.45%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.45%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.75%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.70%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.70%) Replication
11 2 (0.70%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.70%) Social Media
12 1 (0.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 92 (32.17%) Linux
2 77 (26.92%) Windows
3 41 (14.34%) Unix
4 28 (9.79%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 10 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.15%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.80%) Solaris
8 8 (2.80%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.40%) VMS
10 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.70%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.70%) zOS
12 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (17.13%) Penetration Testing
2 45 (15.73%) Security Operations
3 43 (15.03%) Open Source
4 39 (13.64%) SIEM
5 37 (12.94%) OWASP
6 36 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (12.24%) Security Testing
8 29 (10.14%) E-Commerce
9 28 (9.79%) Automated Testing
9 28 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (9.79%) Information Security
10 26 (9.09%) Fuzz Testing
11 24 (8.39%) Social Engineering
11 24 (8.39%) Static Code Analysis
11 24 (8.39%) Static Program Analysis
12 23 (8.04%) Secure Coding
12 23 (8.04%) Security Architecture
13 21 (7.34%) Web Development
14 20 (6.99%) Cybersecurity
14 20 (6.99%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (15.38%) Python
2 20 (6.99%) Shell Script
3 18 (6.29%) Perl
3 18 (6.29%) Ruby
4 17 (5.94%) PHP
5 14 (4.90%) PowerShell
6 12 (4.20%) Java
7 10 (3.50%) C++
8 9 (3.15%) SQL
9 8 (2.80%) C
10 6 (2.10%) VBScript
11 3 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.05%) C#
11 3 (1.05%) Scala
12 1 (0.35%) Go
12 1 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (22.38%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (19.58%) CCNP
3 36 (12.59%) CCIE
3 36 (12.59%) CISSP
4 25 (8.74%) Degree
4 25 (8.74%) Security Cleared
5 21 (7.34%) CCNA
6 16 (5.59%) CREST Certified
7 14 (4.90%) CCSE
7 14 (4.90%) CEH
8 13 (4.55%) CHECK Team Member
9 12 (4.20%) SC Cleared
10 10 (3.50%) CCSA
10 10 (3.50%) JNCIS
11 9 (3.15%) DV Cleared
12 8 (2.80%) MCSE
12 8 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (2.45%) GIAC
13 7 (2.45%) JNCIP
14 6 (2.10%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.40%) COBIT
2 4 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.40%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.40%) SLA
3 3 (1.05%) GPG13
4 2 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.70%) QA
4 2 (0.70%) RMADS
5 1 (0.35%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.35%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.64%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.50%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (3.15%) vSphere
5 6 (2.10%) BitLocker
5 6 (2.10%) Docker
5 6 (2.10%) ProxySG
6 5 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.75%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.40%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.70%) Snort
8 2 (0.70%) Squid
8 2 (0.70%) XenApp
9 1 (0.35%) etcd
9 1 (0.35%) flannel
9 1 (0.35%) NFS
9 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (5.24%) Nagios
2 13 (4.55%) Cacti
3 12 (4.20%) FortiGate
4 10 (3.50%) SCCM
4 10 (3.50%) Terraform
5 8 (2.80%) Ansible
6 7 (2.45%) ArcSight ESM
6 7 (2.45%) Nessus
6 7 (2.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.45%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (2.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (2.10%) OSSEC
7 6 (2.10%) Puppet
7 6 (2.10%) SmokePing
8 5 (1.75%) Nmap
9 4 (1.40%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.40%) Packer
10 3 (1.05%) OpenView
11 2 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 87 (30.42%) Cisco
2 61 (21.33%) CheckPoint
3 55 (19.23%) Juniper
4 37 (12.94%) Palo Alto
5 35 (12.24%) Microsoft
6 31 (10.84%) F5
7 30 (10.49%) VMware
8 27 (9.44%) Oracle
9 23 (8.04%) Fortinet
10 17 (5.94%) Qualys
11 16 (5.59%) Aruba
12 13 (4.55%) Citrix
12 13 (4.55%) SolarWinds
13 12 (4.20%) Blue Coat
14 11 (3.85%) HP
15 10 (3.50%) Riverbed
16 9 (3.15%) ArcSight
17 8 (2.80%) Intel Security
18 7 (2.45%) AlienVault
18 7 (2.45%) Mercator
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