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 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 326 324 333
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 113 95 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 64 48
Median daily rate £450 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £279 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £536 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +26.92%
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
21803 21594 22168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15765 14842 15472
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 £263
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 252 393 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 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 1 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 +35 17 £500 +42.85% 8
Croydon - 1 £448 -
Greenford - 1 £345 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 (55.32%) Firewall
2 87 (46.28%) Network Security
3 79 (42.02%) Cisco
4 48 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (25.53%) Linux
5 47 (25.00%) Windows
6 45 (23.94%) CheckPoint
7 43 (22.87%) Finance
8 42 (22.34%) Juniper
9 35 (18.62%) CCNP
9 35 (18.62%) WAN
10 34 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (17.55%) LAN
12 32 (17.02%) Palo Alto
13 29 (15.43%) F5
14 28 (14.89%) Security Operations
15 27 (14.36%) Unix
15 27 (14.36%) Microsoft
16 26 (13.83%) Information Security
17 25 (13.30%) Wireless
18 24 (12.77%) VPN
18 24 (12.77%) CCNA
18 24 (12.77%) VMware
19 23 (12.23%) TCP/IP
20 22 (11.70%) Cisco Nexus
21 21 (11.17%) FortiGate
21 21 (11.17%) SIEM
21 21 (11.17%) CISSP
22 19 (10.11%) Blue Coat
23 18 (9.57%) Cisco IOS

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 (3.19%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.60%) IIS
3 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.53%) nginx
4 1 (0.53%) Node.js
4 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.19%) Mimecast
3 5 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.60%) IaaS
4 3 (1.60%) PaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Office 365
5 2 (1.06%) SaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 104 (55.32%) Firewall
2 87 (46.28%) Network Security
3 35 (18.62%) WAN
4 34 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (17.55%) LAN
6 25 (13.30%) Wireless
7 24 (12.77%) VPN
8 23 (12.23%) TCP/IP
9 22 (11.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (9.57%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (8.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (6.38%) HSRP
13 11 (5.85%) Cisco ISE
13 11 (5.85%) DHCP
14 10 (5.32%) BGP
14 10 (5.32%) EIGRP
14 10 (5.32%) OSPF
15 8 (4.26%) Cisco Wireless
15 8 (4.26%) IP Telephony
15 8 (4.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.19%) DB2
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.06%) JIRA
2 2 (1.06%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) AppScan
3 1 (0.53%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.53%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.53%) MSI
3 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 43 (22.87%) Finance
2 16 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.72%) Banking
4 6 (3.19%) Law
5 5 (2.66%) Legal
6 4 (2.13%) Advertising
6 4 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.60%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.06%) Electronics
8 2 (1.06%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.66%) Middleware
2 4 (2.13%) Web Services
3 2 (1.06%) JSON
3 2 (1.06%) OpenGL
3 2 (1.06%) Qt
3 2 (1.06%) RESTful
4 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.53%) LAMP
4 1 (0.53%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.19%) Cryptography
2 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.13%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.60%) PKI
4 3 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.06%) BBC
5 2 (1.06%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.06%) DTV
5 2 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.06%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.06%) Replication
5 2 (1.06%) Social Media
5 2 (1.06%) STB
6 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.53%) Linux
2 47 (25.00%) Windows
3 27 (14.36%) Unix
4 15 (7.98%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.72%) Windows 10
6 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.66%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.60%) Solaris
10 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.53%) Android
11 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.53%) CentOS
11 1 (0.53%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.53%) VMS
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.89%) Security Operations
2 26 (13.83%) Information Security
3 21 (11.17%) SIEM
4 12 (6.38%) Migration
4 12 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (5.32%) Security Architecture
5 10 (5.32%) Security Testing
5 10 (5.32%) Use Case
6 9 (4.79%) ITIL
6 9 (4.79%) Network Design
6 9 (4.79%) Threat Detection
7 8 (4.26%) Identity Management
7 8 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (3.72%) Mentoring
8 7 (3.72%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (3.72%) Validation
9 6 (3.19%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (3.19%) Data Protection
9 6 (3.19%) Open Source
9 6 (3.19%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.98%) Python
2 11 (5.85%) Perl
3 9 (4.79%) C
3 9 (4.79%) C++
4 6 (3.19%) SQL
5 5 (2.66%) Java
5 5 (2.66%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.06%) VBScript
8 1 (0.53%) C#
8 1 (0.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.53%) Scala
8 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.53%) Tcl
8 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (18.62%) CCNP
3 24 (12.77%) CCNA
4 21 (11.17%) CISSP
5 18 (9.57%) Security Cleared
6 17 (9.04%) CCIE
7 14 (7.45%) JNCIS
8 12 (6.38%) Degree
8 12 (6.38%) SC Cleared
9 11 (5.85%) JNCIP
10 9 (4.79%) CCSE
11 8 (4.26%) CISM
12 6 (3.19%) CCSA
13 4 (2.13%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.60%) GIAC
14 3 (1.60%) ISSAP
14 3 (1.60%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.60%) MCSE
15 2 (1.06%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.66%) COBIT
3 4 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.06%) GPG13
4 2 (1.06%) QA
5 1 (0.53%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.53%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.79%) vSphere
4 8 (4.26%) ProxySG
5 7 (3.72%) Snort
6 5 (2.66%) XenApp
7 4 (2.13%) Docker
7 4 (2.13%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.06%) LXC
8 2 (1.06%) NFS
9 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.53%) RACF
9 1 (0.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (11.17%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.72%) Nessus
2 7 (3.72%) SCCM
3 6 (3.19%) Nmap
4 4 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.13%) Packer
4 4 (2.13%) Proventia
4 4 (2.13%) Terraform
5 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.60%) Puppet
6 2 (1.06%) Ansible
7 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.53%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.53%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.53%) yum
Vendors
1 79 (42.02%) Cisco
2 45 (23.94%) CheckPoint
3 42 (22.34%) Juniper
4 32 (17.02%) Palo Alto
5 29 (15.43%) F5
6 27 (14.36%) Microsoft
7 24 (12.77%) VMware
8 19 (10.11%) Blue Coat
9 18 (9.57%) Fortinet
10 14 (7.45%) Oracle
11 12 (6.38%) Citrix
11 12 (6.38%) LogRhythm
12 10 (5.32%) ArcSight
13 9 (4.79%) Aruba
13 9 (4.79%) Intel Security
14 7 (3.72%) Forcepoint
15 6 (3.19%) HP
15 6 (3.19%) Qualys
15 6 (3.19%) Sybase
16 5 (2.66%) Riverbed
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