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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Engineer
England / London
Rank 315 347 338
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 82 72 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 40 50
Median daily rate £475 £451 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £365 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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
18108 20378 20221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 14446 14220
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 308 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +13 9 £525 +43.83% 6
Croydon - 3 £450 -
Twickenham - 3 £425 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 103 (48.36%) Firewall
2 91 (42.72%) Network Security
3 86 (40.38%) Cisco
4 66 (30.99%) CheckPoint
5 56 (26.29%) Cisco ASA
6 49 (23.00%) Juniper
7 48 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (21.60%) Finance
9 44 (20.66%) Linux
10 43 (20.19%) Palo Alto
11 35 (16.43%) Windows
12 34 (15.96%) CCNP
13 33 (15.49%) Information Security
14 30 (14.08%) Security Cleared
15 29 (13.62%) F5
16 28 (13.15%) SC Cleared
17 26 (12.21%) VPN
17 26 (12.21%) Security Operations
18 24 (11.27%) Cybersecurity
19 23 (10.80%) TCP/IP
19 23 (10.80%) Python
19 23 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (10.33%) Wireless
20 22 (10.33%) Data Centre
21 21 (9.86%) SIEM
21 21 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
22 20 (9.39%) DevOps
22 20 (9.39%) Fortinet
23 19 (8.92%) Penetration Testing
23 19 (8.92%) ITIL

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 (2.82%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.88%) nginx
3 3 (1.41%) Apache
3 3 (1.41%) Hubot
4 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Confluence
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) Mule
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.94%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) HipChat
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.82%) PaaS
4 5 (2.35%) IaaS
5 2 (0.94%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.94%) GitHub
5 2 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.94%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.47%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.47%) Office 365
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 103 (48.36%) Firewall
2 91 (42.72%) Network Security
3 56 (26.29%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (12.21%) VPN
5 23 (10.80%) TCP/IP
6 22 (10.33%) Wireless
7 19 (8.92%) WAN
8 18 (8.45%) LAN
9 17 (7.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (7.51%) DNS
11 15 (7.04%) DHCP
12 14 (6.57%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (6.57%) OSPF
13 13 (6.10%) BIG-IP
14 12 (5.63%) BGP
14 12 (5.63%) IPsec
15 11 (5.16%) NetScaler
15 11 (5.16%) SSL
15 11 (5.16%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (4.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.88%) Blockchain
3 2 (0.94%) Big Data
3 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.94%) MySQL
3 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.47%) ActiveReports
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.29%) Maven
3 3 (1.41%) JIRA
3 3 (1.41%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.47%) GitLab
4 1 (0.47%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.47%) MSI
4 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 46 (21.60%) Finance
2 14 (6.57%) Banking
3 6 (2.82%) Retail
4 5 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.35%) Legal
4 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.41%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.82%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.88%) Node.js
3 2 (0.94%) REST
3 2 (0.94%) RESTful
3 2 (0.94%) SOAP
3 2 (0.94%) Velocity
3 2 (0.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.47%) .NET
4 1 (0.47%) HTML
4 1 (0.47%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.47%) J2EE
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
4 1 (0.47%) OpenID
4 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.47%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.47%) SAML
4 1 (0.47%) Spring
4 1 (0.47%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.47%) Spring Security
4 1 (0.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.33%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.35%) RSA SecurID
6 5 (2.35%) YubiKey
7 4 (1.88%) PKI
7 4 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.41%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.41%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.94%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.94%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.94%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.66%) Linux
2 35 (16.43%) Windows
3 15 (7.04%) Unix
4 8 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.29%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.35%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.35%) zOS
7 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.49%) Information Security
2 26 (12.21%) Security Operations
3 24 (11.27%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (9.86%) SIEM
6 20 (9.39%) DevOps
7 19 (8.92%) ITIL
7 19 (8.92%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (7.51%) Change Management
9 15 (7.04%) Security Monitoring
10 14 (6.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 13 (6.10%) Configuration Management
12 11 (5.16%) Open Source
12 11 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.16%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (4.69%) DDoS Mitigation
13 10 (4.69%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.69%) Load Balancing
13 10 (4.69%) Migration
13 10 (4.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.80%) Python
2 13 (6.10%) Java
3 12 (5.63%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.16%) SQL
5 9 (4.23%) Bash Shell
5 9 (4.23%) Ruby
6 6 (2.82%) C
6 6 (2.82%) C#
6 6 (2.82%) Perl
7 4 (1.88%) Go
7 4 (1.88%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.88%) VBScript
8 3 (1.41%) C++
8 3 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.47%) PHP
10 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (15.96%) CCNP
3 30 (14.08%) Security Cleared
4 28 (13.15%) SC Cleared
5 18 (8.45%) CCIE
5 18 (8.45%) CCSE
6 14 (6.57%) CISSP
6 14 (6.57%) Degree
7 12 (5.63%) CCSP
8 11 (5.16%) CCNA
9 9 (4.23%) CCSA
10 6 (2.82%) CCMSE
11 5 (2.35%) GIAC
12 4 (1.88%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.88%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.94%) CEH
13 2 (0.94%) CISM
13 2 (0.94%) GCIH
13 2 (0.94%) GSEC
13 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.10%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.94%) COBIT
4 2 (0.94%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.47%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.47%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 18 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.76%) Docker
4 4 (1.88%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.41%) Snort
5 3 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.94%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.94%) XenServer
7 1 (0.47%) Firmware
7 1 (0.47%) NFS
7 1 (0.47%) Samba
7 1 (0.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (6.57%) Puppet
2 10 (4.69%) Ansible
3 7 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.82%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.82%) Nagios
5 5 (2.35%) ArcSight ESM
6 4 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.88%) Terraform
7 3 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.41%) Consul
7 3 (1.41%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.41%) Nessus
8 2 (0.94%) Cacti
8 2 (0.94%) Control-M
8 2 (0.94%) EnCase
8 2 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.94%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.94%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.47%) Grafana
Vendors
1 86 (40.38%) Cisco
2 66 (30.99%) CheckPoint
3 49 (23.00%) Juniper
4 43 (20.19%) Palo Alto
5 29 (13.62%) F5
6 20 (9.39%) Fortinet
7 19 (8.92%) Microsoft
8 17 (7.98%) Blue Coat
9 16 (7.51%) Citrix
10 15 (7.04%) VMware
11 14 (6.57%) Splunk
12 12 (5.63%) Oracle
13 11 (5.16%) Riverbed
13 11 (5.16%) Sourcefire
14 10 (4.69%) HP
15 9 (4.23%) ArcSight
15 9 (4.23%) Brocade
16 8 (3.76%) FireEye
17 6 (2.82%) Dell
17 6 (2.82%) SolarWinds
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