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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Engineer
Rank 302 297 332
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 129 132 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.59% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.62% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 57
Median daily rate £475 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £47.83 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +178.46%
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
20871 21247 22367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 95.12% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14878 15032 16107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 345 446
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 17 £504 +0.75% 9
New Malden - 3 - -
Twickenham - 2 £419 -
Uxbridge - 2 £475 -
Croydon -17 1 £400 -
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 133 (46.34%) Firewall
2 107 (37.28%) Network Security
3 95 (33.10%) Cisco
4 85 (29.62%) CheckPoint
5 84 (29.27%) Linux
6 66 (23.00%) Juniper
7 61 (21.25%) Cisco ASA
8 60 (20.91%) Windows
9 54 (18.82%) Penetration Testing
10 50 (17.42%) Cisco Certification
11 46 (16.03%) VPN
11 46 (16.03%) Finance
11 46 (16.03%) SIEM
12 45 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (14.63%) CCNP
14 41 (14.29%) Palo Alto
15 40 (13.94%) Python
16 39 (13.59%) Amazon AWS
16 39 (13.59%) Security Cleared
17 38 (13.24%) Security Operations
18 37 (12.89%) F5
18 37 (12.89%) Wireless
19 36 (12.54%) Information Security
20 35 (12.20%) Open Source
20 35 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
21 33 (11.50%) OWASP
22 31 (10.80%) Data Centre
23 30 (10.45%) Unix
23 30 (10.45%) Fuzz Testing
24 29 (10.10%) WAN

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 (5.92%) nginx
2 7 (2.44%) Confluence
3 5 (1.74%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.70%) JBoss
5 1 (0.35%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.39%) HipChat
4 2 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.59%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.14%) IaaS
3 9 (3.14%) PaaS
4 6 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.09%) SaaS
5 4 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.70%) GitHub
6 2 (0.70%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) G Suite
7 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) Office 365
7 1 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 133 (46.34%) Firewall
2 107 (37.28%) Network Security
3 61 (21.25%) Cisco ASA
4 46 (16.03%) VPN
5 37 (12.89%) Wireless
6 29 (10.10%) WAN
7 27 (9.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 26 (9.06%) LAN
8 26 (9.06%) TCP/IP
9 24 (8.36%) OSPF
10 22 (7.67%) BGP
10 22 (7.67%) BIG-IP
11 21 (7.32%) DNS
12 20 (6.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 20 (6.97%) IPsec
13 19 (6.62%) SSL
14 17 (5.92%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (5.57%) DHCP
16 14 (4.88%) EIGRP
17 11 (3.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.36%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (3.83%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.79%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.09%) Big Data
5 6 (2.09%) MySQL
6 5 (1.74%) MariaDB
6 5 (1.74%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.35%) ActiveReports
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.35%) HBase
Development Applications
1 19 (6.62%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.57%) Travis CI
3 14 (4.88%) CircleCI
4 8 (2.79%) JIRA
5 6 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.05%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.70%) Maven
9 1 (0.35%) AppScan
9 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.35%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
General
1 46 (16.03%) Finance
2 12 (4.18%) Banking
3 9 (3.14%) Retail
4 6 (2.09%) Publishing
4 6 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.05%) Advertising
6 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.05%) Legal
7 2 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.92%) Web Services
2 8 (2.79%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.74%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.39%) boto
4 4 (1.39%) REST
4 4 (1.39%) RESTful
5 3 (1.05%) .NET
6 2 (0.70%) SAML
6 2 (0.70%) Spring Security
7 1 (0.35%) HTML
7 1 (0.35%) J2EE
7 1 (0.35%) Kafka
7 1 (0.35%) OAuth
7 1 (0.35%) OpenID
7 1 (0.35%) SOAP
7 1 (0.35%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.35%) Swagger
7 1 (0.35%) Swing
7 1 (0.35%) SWT
7 1 (0.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.80%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.27%) PKI
3 18 (6.27%) Security Operations Centre
4 17 (5.92%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.44%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.09%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.74%) Blockchain
9 5 (1.74%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.39%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.70%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.70%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.70%) NHS
11 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (29.27%) Linux
2 60 (20.91%) Windows
3 30 (10.45%) Unix
4 20 (6.97%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.09%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.09%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.09%) zOS
6 5 (1.74%) Solaris
7 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.82%) Penetration Testing
2 46 (16.03%) SIEM
3 45 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (13.24%) Security Operations
5 36 (12.54%) Information Security
6 35 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
6 35 (12.20%) Open Source
7 33 (11.50%) OWASP
8 30 (10.45%) Fuzz Testing
9 27 (9.41%) E-Commerce
10 26 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (8.71%) Automated Testing
12 24 (8.36%) Security Testing
13 22 (7.67%) Social Engineering
13 22 (7.67%) Static Code Analysis
13 22 (7.67%) Static Program Analysis
13 22 (7.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 19 (6.62%) Secure Coding
14 19 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (6.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.94%) Python
2 20 (6.97%) Ruby
3 19 (6.62%) Shell Script
4 18 (6.27%) PHP
5 16 (5.57%) Java
5 16 (5.57%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.53%) SQL
7 11 (3.83%) Perl
8 7 (2.44%) C#
9 4 (1.39%) C
9 4 (1.39%) C++
9 4 (1.39%) VBScript
10 3 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.70%) Go
11 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (17.42%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (14.63%) CCNP
3 39 (13.59%) Security Cleared
4 27 (9.41%) SC Cleared
5 23 (8.01%) CISSP
6 22 (7.67%) CCIE
7 19 (6.62%) Degree
8 17 (5.92%) CCSE
9 14 (4.88%) CREST Certified
10 13 (4.53%) CCNA
10 13 (4.53%) CHECK Team Member
11 11 (3.83%) CCSA
12 10 (3.48%) CEH
13 8 (2.79%) GIAC
14 7 (2.44%) DV Cleared
14 7 (2.44%) JNCIS
15 6 (2.09%) JNCIP
16 5 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (1.74%) CCSP
17 3 (1.05%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.83%) PCI DSS
2 10 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.05%) SLA
5 2 (0.70%) COBIT
5 2 (0.70%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.70%) RMADS
6 1 (0.35%) GCP
6 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.35%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 18 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.09%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.74%) Docker
5 4 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.05%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.05%) Snort
6 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.70%) Squid
7 2 (0.70%) vSphere
7 2 (0.70%) XenServer
8 1 (0.35%) etcd
8 1 (0.35%) Firmware
8 1 (0.35%) flannel
8 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (5.23%) Nagios
2 14 (4.88%) Ansible
3 11 (3.83%) ArcSight ESM
3 11 (3.83%) Puppet
4 10 (3.48%) Cacti
4 10 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.44%) FortiGate
6 6 (2.09%) OSSEC
6 6 (2.09%) Terraform
7 5 (1.74%) SmokePing
7 5 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.39%) Nessus
9 3 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.70%) Control-M
10 2 (0.70%) EnCase
10 2 (0.70%) OpenView
10 2 (0.70%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 95 (33.10%) Cisco
2 85 (29.62%) CheckPoint
3 66 (23.00%) Juniper
4 41 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 37 (12.89%) F5
6 29 (10.10%) Fortinet
7 28 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 22 (7.67%) Oracle
9 18 (6.27%) Citrix
10 16 (5.57%) ArcSight
10 16 (5.57%) Blue Coat
10 16 (5.57%) Riverbed
11 13 (4.53%) HP
11 13 (4.53%) SolarWinds
11 13 (4.53%) Sourcefire
11 13 (4.53%) Splunk
11 13 (4.53%) VMware
12 12 (4.18%) Mercator
13 11 (3.83%) Intel Security
14 10 (3.48%) Brocade
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