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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 291 319 322
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 155 120 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 64 60
Median daily rate £488 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £46.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-35.86% -23.33%
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
21633 22222 23362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15369 15688 16222
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 347 444
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -5 12 £500 +17.64% 12
Croydon - 3 £470 -
Uxbridge - 2 £475 -
Westminster - 1 £398 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 127 (43.94%) Firewall
2 108 (37.37%) Network Security
3 99 (34.26%) Cisco
4 90 (31.14%) Linux
5 72 (24.91%) Windows
5 72 (24.91%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (24.91%) CheckPoint
6 68 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
7 65 (22.49%) Juniper
8 63 (21.80%) CCNP
9 52 (17.99%) Penetration Testing
10 47 (16.26%) Finance
10 47 (16.26%) SIEM
11 45 (15.57%) VPN
12 42 (14.53%) Security Operations
13 40 (13.84%) Wireless
13 40 (13.84%) CISSP
13 40 (13.84%) Open Source
14 39 (13.49%) Unix
14 39 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (13.15%) CCIE
15 38 (13.15%) OWASP
16 37 (12.80%) Python
17 35 (12.11%) F5
18 34 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
18 34 (11.76%) Data Centre
18 34 (11.76%) Palo Alto
18 34 (11.76%) WAN
18 34 (11.76%) Information Security
19 33 (11.42%) Microsoft

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 (5.88%) nginx
2 7 (2.42%) Confluence
3 6 (2.08%) IIS
4 5 (1.73%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.38%) Apache
6 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.69%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.69%) JBoss
7 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.38%) HipChat
4 3 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.42%) IaaS
3 7 (2.42%) PaaS
4 6 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.08%) SaaS
5 5 (1.73%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.69%) Office 365
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) GitHub
8 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 127 (43.94%) Firewall
2 108 (37.37%) Network Security
3 68 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 45 (15.57%) VPN
5 40 (13.84%) Wireless
6 34 (11.76%) WAN
7 26 (9.00%) LAN
8 25 (8.65%) BIG-IP
9 21 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (6.92%) BGP
10 20 (6.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 20 (6.92%) OSPF
10 20 (6.92%) TCP/IP
11 14 (4.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (4.84%) SSL
12 12 (4.15%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (4.15%) FWSM
13 11 (3.81%) EIGRP
13 11 (3.81%) IPsec
14 10 (3.46%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.30%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (4.15%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.46%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.08%) MySQL
5 5 (1.73%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.73%) MariaDB
5 5 (1.73%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.38%) Big Data
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.35%) HBase
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.54%) Travis CI
3 14 (4.84%) CircleCI
4 7 (2.42%) JIRA
5 6 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.69%) AppScan
7 2 (0.69%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.69%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 47 (16.26%) Finance
2 17 (5.88%) Banking
3 9 (3.11%) Retail
4 7 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.08%) Publishing
5 6 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.38%) Advertising
6 4 (1.38%) French Language
6 4 (1.38%) German Language
6 4 (1.38%) Legal
6 4 (1.38%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (1.38%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.57%) Web Services
2 8 (2.77%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.38%) boto
3 4 (1.38%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.04%) RESTful
5 2 (0.69%) .NET
5 2 (0.69%) 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
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.88%) PKI
3 17 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 15 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (2.77%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.77%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.77%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.73%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.73%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.38%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.04%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Blog
11 1 (0.35%) CCTV
11 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 90 (31.14%) Linux
2 72 (24.91%) Windows
3 39 (13.49%) Unix
4 23 (7.96%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.42%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.73%) Solaris
6 5 (1.73%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.73%) zOS
7 4 (1.38%) VMS
7 4 (1.38%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.69%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.69%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) Android
9 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.35%) CentOS
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.99%) Penetration Testing
2 47 (16.26%) SIEM
3 42 (14.53%) Security Operations
4 40 (13.84%) Open Source
5 39 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (13.15%) OWASP
7 34 (11.76%) Information Security
8 31 (10.73%) E-Commerce
9 30 (10.38%) Security Testing
10 29 (10.03%) Automated Testing
10 29 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (10.03%) Fuzz Testing
11 25 (8.65%) Security Architecture
11 25 (8.65%) Social Engineering
11 25 (8.65%) Static Code Analysis
11 25 (8.65%) Static Program Analysis
12 24 (8.30%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (7.61%) Web Development
14 21 (7.27%) Secure Coding
15 20 (6.92%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.80%) Python
2 19 (6.57%) Shell Script
3 18 (6.23%) Ruby
4 17 (5.88%) PHP
5 12 (4.15%) PowerShell
6 11 (3.81%) Java
6 11 (3.81%) SQL
7 10 (3.46%) Perl
8 5 (1.73%) VBScript
9 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.04%) C#
9 3 (1.04%) C++
9 3 (1.04%) Scala
10 2 (0.69%) C
11 1 (0.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 72 (24.91%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (21.80%) CCNP
3 40 (13.84%) CISSP
4 38 (13.15%) CCIE
5 30 (10.38%) Degree
6 26 (9.00%) CCNA
7 24 (8.30%) Security Cleared
8 21 (7.27%) CCSE
9 17 (5.88%) CREST Certified
10 15 (5.19%) CEH
11 14 (4.84%) CCSA
11 14 (4.84%) SC Cleared
12 13 (4.50%) CHECK Team Member
13 9 (3.11%) JNCIS
14 8 (2.77%) CISM
14 8 (2.77%) GIAC
14 8 (2.77%) MCSE
14 8 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (2.42%) DV Cleared
15 7 (2.42%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.73%) SLA
3 4 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.04%) COBIT
4 3 (1.04%) GPG13
5 2 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.69%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.69%) RMADS
6 1 (0.35%) GCP
6 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 15 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.46%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (2.08%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.73%) BitLocker
5 5 (1.73%) vSphere
6 4 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.38%) Snort
7 3 (1.04%) Docker
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.69%) Squid
8 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.35%) etcd
9 1 (0.35%) Firmware
9 1 (0.35%) flannel
9 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (6.23%) Nagios
2 14 (4.84%) Cacti
3 13 (4.50%) FortiGate
4 10 (3.46%) ArcSight ESM
5 8 (2.77%) Ansible
5 8 (2.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (2.77%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (2.42%) SCCM
7 6 (2.08%) Nessus
7 6 (2.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.08%) OSSEC
7 6 (2.08%) Puppet
7 6 (2.08%) SmokePing
7 6 (2.08%) Terraform
8 4 (1.38%) Nmap
9 3 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (1.04%) OpenView
10 2 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 99 (34.26%) Cisco
2 72 (24.91%) CheckPoint
3 65 (22.49%) Juniper
4 35 (12.11%) F5
5 34 (11.76%) Palo Alto
6 33 (11.42%) Microsoft
7 27 (9.34%) Fortinet
8 23 (7.96%) Oracle
9 18 (6.23%) VMware
10 15 (5.19%) Qualys
11 14 (4.84%) ArcSight
11 14 (4.84%) Riverbed
11 14 (4.84%) SolarWinds
12 13 (4.50%) Aruba
12 13 (4.50%) Citrix
12 13 (4.50%) HP
13 10 (3.46%) Blue Coat
13 10 (3.46%) Intel Security
13 10 (3.46%) Mercator
14 9 (3.11%) Brocade
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