The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 332 312 342
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 63 91 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.45% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 30
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£385 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 -
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
19679 20400 18724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.93% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13782 13797 12751
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 391 430
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.85 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 20 £385 +6.94% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title.

1 90 (62.07%) Firewall
2 88 (60.69%) Cisco
3 73 (50.34%) Network Security
4 61 (42.07%) CheckPoint
5 58 (40.00%) Juniper
6 54 (37.24%) F5
7 41 (28.28%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (26.90%) VPN
9 33 (22.76%) Blue Coat
10 29 (20.00%) CCNP
10 29 (20.00%) Finance
11 28 (19.31%) BGP
12 27 (18.62%) TCP/IP
13 26 (17.93%) WAN
14 25 (17.24%) CISSP
14 25 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (16.55%) LAN
15 24 (16.55%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (15.17%) SSL
16 22 (15.17%) OSPF
17 20 (13.79%) Linux
17 20 (13.79%) Information Security
18 19 (13.10%) Banking
19 18 (12.41%) ProxySG
19 18 (12.41%) Cisco IOS
20 17 (11.72%) SIEM
21 15 (10.34%) Sourcefire
21 15 (10.34%) ITIL
21 15 (10.34%) CCNA
21 15 (10.34%) Analytical Skills

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.69%) IIS
1 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) RMDS
2 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (62.07%) Firewall
2 73 (50.34%) Network Security
3 39 (26.90%) VPN
4 28 (19.31%) BGP
5 27 (18.62%) TCP/IP
6 26 (17.93%) WAN
7 25 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (16.55%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (16.55%) LAN
9 22 (15.17%) SSL
9 22 (15.17%) OSPF
10 18 (12.41%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (9.66%) Wireless
12 13 (8.97%) Internet
13 12 (8.28%) DNS
14 11 (7.59%) IPsec
15 10 (6.90%) NetScaler
16 9 (6.21%) Reverse Proxy
17 8 (5.52%) VLAN
17 8 (5.52%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.38%) DB2
2 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.69%) Big Data
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (20.00%) Finance
2 19 (13.10%) Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.76%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.07%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.07%) Publishing
7 2 (1.38%) Games
8 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.52%) Web Services
2 2 (1.38%) .NET
2 2 (1.38%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.69%) OAuth
3 1 (0.69%) REST
3 1 (0.69%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.69%) CSS
3 1 (0.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.28%) PKI
3 10 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) Physics
4 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.69%) Open Source
5 1 (0.69%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.79%) Linux
2 13 (8.97%) Windows
3 11 (7.59%) UNIX
4 2 (1.38%) AIX
4 2 (1.38%) Solaris
4 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.69%) SUSE
5 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.79%) Information Security
2 17 (11.72%) SIEM
3 15 (10.34%) ITIL
4 11 (7.59%) Load Balancing
5 9 (6.21%) Service Management
5 9 (6.21%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (5.52%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.83%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (4.83%) Security Management
7 7 (4.83%) Cyber Security
8 6 (4.14%) Security Architecture
8 6 (4.14%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.14%) DevOps
8 6 (4.14%) Project Management
9 5 (3.45%) Data Security
9 5 (3.45%) Migration
9 5 (3.45%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.76%) Python
2 3 (2.07%) Java
3 2 (1.38%) Perl
3 2 (1.38%) SQL
4 1 (0.69%) C
4 1 (0.69%) C#
4 1 (0.69%) C++
4 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (28.28%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (20.00%) CCNP
3 25 (17.24%) CISSP
4 15 (10.34%) CCNA
5 14 (9.66%) CISM
6 12 (8.28%) CCSA
7 10 (6.90%) CCIE
8 9 (6.21%) CCSE
9 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
10 6 (4.14%) JNCIA
11 5 (3.45%) CEH
12 4 (2.76%) GIAC
12 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
13 3 (2.07%) Degree
13 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.38%) CCSP
14 2 (1.38%) CCIP
14 2 (1.38%) OSCP
15 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (12.41%) ProxySG
2 9 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.52%) Snort
4 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) Firmware
5 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.69%) XenApp
5 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
5 1 (0.69%) UAG
5 1 (0.69%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) FortiGate
2 7 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.83%) Puppet
3 3 (2.07%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.07%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.38%) Nessus
5 1 (0.69%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.69%) OpenView
5 1 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.69%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 88 (60.69%) Cisco
2 61 (42.07%) CheckPoint
3 58 (40.00%) Juniper
4 54 (37.24%) F5
5 33 (22.76%) Blue Coat
6 15 (10.34%) Sourcefire
7 13 (8.97%) VMware
8 11 (7.59%) SolarWinds
9 10 (6.90%) Citrix
10 9 (6.21%) Microsoft
10 9 (6.21%) HP
11 8 (5.52%) BMC
11 8 (5.52%) Fortinet
12 7 (4.83%) Splunk
13 5 (3.45%) ArcSight
13 5 (3.45%) MobileIron
14 4 (2.76%) Cyber-Ark
14 4 (2.76%) CA
14 4 (2.76%) Nokia
14 4 (2.76%) Nortel
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