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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 329 323 383
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 86 110 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.46% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.50% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 22
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£475 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 - £30.00
Security Engineer
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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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -10 23 £475 +7.95% 6
Twickenham - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 95 (49.74%) Firewall
2 94 (49.21%) Cisco
3 75 (39.27%) Network Security
4 71 (37.17%) CheckPoint
5 66 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (25.13%) Cisco ASA
7 46 (24.08%) Juniper
8 44 (23.04%) CCNP
9 43 (22.51%) Finance
10 41 (21.47%) F5
11 36 (18.85%) CISSP
12 33 (17.28%) VPN
13 32 (16.75%) Windows
13 32 (16.75%) Information Security
14 28 (14.66%) LAN
14 28 (14.66%) CCNA
15 25 (13.09%) WAN
15 25 (13.09%) Linux
15 25 (13.09%) Blue Coat
15 25 (13.09%) SIEM
16 24 (12.57%) VMware
16 24 (12.57%) OSPF
16 24 (12.57%) BGP
17 23 (12.04%) Security Cleared
18 21 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (10.99%) TCP/IP
18 21 (10.99%) HP
19 20 (10.47%) DNS
19 20 (10.47%) CISM
19 20 (10.47%) CCSA

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (3.14%) IIS
2 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.57%) Lync
3 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) MS Office
2 5 (2.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.62%) SaaS
2 5 (2.62%) PaaS
2 5 (2.62%) IaaS
3 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 95 (49.74%) Firewall
2 75 (39.27%) Network Security
3 48 (25.13%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (17.28%) VPN
5 28 (14.66%) LAN
6 25 (13.09%) WAN
7 24 (12.57%) OSPF
7 24 (12.57%) BGP
8 21 (10.99%) TCP/IP
9 20 (10.47%) DNS
10 19 (9.95%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (8.90%) DHCP
11 17 (8.90%) EIGRP
11 17 (8.90%) Wireless
12 15 (7.85%) HSRP
13 14 (7.33%) VRRP
14 13 (6.81%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (6.81%) SSL
14 13 (6.81%) MPLS
15 10 (5.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.62%) Big Data
2 1 (0.52%) MySQL
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) JIRA
1 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (22.51%) Finance
2 16 (8.38%) Banking
3 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.09%) Spanish Language
3 4 (2.09%) Legal
4 3 (1.57%) Publishing
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.66%) Web Services
2 6 (3.14%) SAML
3 5 (2.62%) OAuth
4 2 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.52%) .NET
5 1 (0.52%) CSS
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.71%) Management Information System
1 9 (4.71%) PKI
2 8 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.19%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.57%) BYOD
5 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.05%) NHS
6 1 (0.52%) DTV
6 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.52%) Statistics
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.75%) Windows
2 25 (13.09%) Linux
3 9 (4.71%) UNIX
4 8 (4.19%) Solaris
5 4 (2.09%) Android
5 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.09%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.52%) zOS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.75%) Information Security
2 25 (13.09%) SIEM
3 15 (7.85%) ITIL
4 13 (6.81%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (6.28%) Security Management
5 12 (6.28%) Incident Management
6 10 (5.24%) Load Balancing
6 10 (5.24%) Analytics
7 8 (4.19%) Cyber Security
7 8 (4.19%) Mentoring
8 7 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (3.66%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (3.66%) Information Security Management
9 6 (3.14%) Information Assurance
9 6 (3.14%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (2.62%) DevOps
10 5 (2.62%) Change Control
11 4 (2.09%) Open Source
11 4 (2.09%) Data Protection
11 4 (2.09%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.81%) SQL
2 12 (6.28%) Java
3 6 (3.14%) Perl
4 5 (2.62%) C
4 5 (2.62%) Python
5 4 (2.09%) Ruby
5 4 (2.09%) C++
6 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (23.04%) CCNP
3 36 (18.85%) CISSP
4 28 (14.66%) CCNA
5 23 (12.04%) Security Cleared
6 20 (10.47%) CISM
6 20 (10.47%) CCSA
7 19 (9.95%) SC Cleared
8 12 (6.28%) JNCIA
8 12 (6.28%) CCSE
9 10 (5.24%) CCIE
10 6 (3.14%) CCIP
11 5 (2.62%) CCDA
11 5 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.09%) Degree
13 3 (1.57%) CEH
13 3 (1.57%) CGEIT
13 3 (1.57%) CISA
14 2 (1.05%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (1.05%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.62%) SLA
4 3 (1.57%) COBIT
5 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.24%) ProxySG
3 6 (3.14%) Snort
4 5 (2.62%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.62%) XenApp
5 3 (1.57%) vSphere
5 3 (1.57%) Squid
6 1 (0.52%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 11 (5.76%) AirWatch
2 10 (5.24%) OpenView
2 10 (5.24%) CiscoWorks
3 8 (4.19%) FortiGate
4 6 (3.14%) Nessus
5 4 (2.09%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.52%) logstash
7 1 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 94 (49.21%) Cisco
2 71 (37.17%) CheckPoint
3 46 (24.08%) Juniper
4 41 (21.47%) F5
5 25 (13.09%) Blue Coat
6 24 (12.57%) VMware
7 21 (10.99%) HP
8 17 (8.90%) SolarWinds
9 15 (7.85%) Websense
10 11 (5.76%) Sourcefire
10 11 (5.76%) Citrix
10 11 (5.76%) Aruba
11 10 (5.24%) Microsoft
12 9 (4.71%) Fortinet
13 8 (4.19%) Symantec
13 8 (4.19%) CA
14 7 (3.66%) McAfee
15 5 (2.62%) Radware
15 5 (2.62%) IBM
15 5 (2.62%) Akamai
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