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 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Engineer
Rank 325 311 378
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +67
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 95 96 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.44% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 21
Average daily rate
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£469 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £351 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £28.08 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.91% -25.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £35.75
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
21603 21834 22464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.84% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15097 14934 15284
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 404 467
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 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 3 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -23 26 £463 +8.82% 3
Northwood - 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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 (51.35%) Firewall
2 93 (50.27%) Cisco
3 71 (38.38%) Network Security
4 67 (36.22%) CheckPoint
5 58 (31.35%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (27.57%) Juniper
7 46 (24.86%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (23.24%) F5
9 39 (21.08%) CCNP
9 39 (21.08%) VPN
10 37 (20.00%) Finance
11 32 (17.30%) CISSP
12 31 (16.76%) Windows
13 29 (15.68%) Information Security
14 25 (13.51%) LAN
15 24 (12.97%) Linux
15 24 (12.97%) CCNA
15 24 (12.97%) HP
15 24 (12.97%) OSPF
15 24 (12.97%) BGP
15 24 (12.97%) VMware
15 24 (12.97%) Blue Coat
16 23 (12.43%) WAN
17 22 (11.89%) Security Cleared
18 21 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (11.35%) SIEM
18 21 (11.35%) SolarWinds
19 19 (10.27%) SC Cleared
19 19 (10.27%) Wireless
20 18 (9.73%) CISM

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (3.24%) IIS
2 3 (1.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.62%) Lync
3 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) MS Office
2 5 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.70%) SaaS
2 5 (2.70%) PaaS
2 5 (2.70%) IaaS
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 95 (51.35%) Firewall
2 71 (38.38%) Network Security
3 46 (24.86%) Cisco ASA
4 39 (21.08%) VPN
5 25 (13.51%) LAN
6 24 (12.97%) OSPF
6 24 (12.97%) BGP
7 23 (12.43%) WAN
8 19 (10.27%) Wireless
9 17 (9.19%) DNS
9 17 (9.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (8.65%) TCP/IP
10 16 (8.65%) EIGRP
11 15 (8.11%) HSRP
12 14 (7.57%) VRRP
12 14 (7.57%) SSL
12 14 (7.57%) DHCP
13 13 (7.03%) MPLS
13 13 (7.03%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (4.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (0.54%) MySQL
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.54%) DB2
General
1 37 (20.00%) Finance
2 17 (9.19%) Banking
3 4 (2.16%) Legal
4 3 (1.62%) Publishing
4 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.62%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.78%) Web Services
2 6 (3.24%) SAML
3 5 (2.70%) OAuth
4 2 (1.08%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) REST
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.49%) PKI
2 11 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.78%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.62%) BYOD
7 2 (1.08%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.08%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.54%) Statistics
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.76%) Windows
2 24 (12.97%) Linux
3 9 (4.86%) UNIX
4 7 (3.78%) Solaris
5 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.62%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.62%) Android
6 3 (1.62%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.54%) zOS
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.68%) Information Security
2 21 (11.35%) SIEM
3 17 (9.19%) ITIL
4 13 (7.03%) Incident Management
5 12 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (4.86%) Load Balancing
6 9 (4.86%) Security Management
7 8 (4.32%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (3.78%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (3.78%) Information Security Management
9 6 (3.24%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (3.24%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.24%) Security Architecture
9 6 (3.24%) Information Assurance
10 5 (2.70%) Data Protection
10 5 (2.70%) Change Control
10 5 (2.70%) Analytics
10 5 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.49%) Java
1 12 (6.49%) SQL
2 6 (3.24%) Perl
3 5 (2.70%) Python
4 4 (2.16%) Ruby
4 4 (2.16%) C
4 4 (2.16%) C++
5 3 (1.62%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (31.35%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (21.08%) CCNP
3 32 (17.30%) CISSP
4 24 (12.97%) CCNA
5 22 (11.89%) Security Cleared
6 19 (10.27%) SC Cleared
7 18 (9.73%) CISM
8 17 (9.19%) CCSA
9 10 (5.41%) CCSE
9 10 (5.41%) CCIE
9 10 (5.41%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.70%) CCIP
12 4 (2.16%) CCDA
13 3 (1.62%) CISA
13 3 (1.62%) CEH
13 3 (1.62%) CGEIT
13 3 (1.62%) Degree
14 2 (1.08%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.78%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.70%) SLA
4 2 (1.08%) COBIT
5 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.86%) ProxySG
3 7 (3.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.24%) Snort
5 5 (2.70%) XenApp
6 3 (1.62%) vSphere
7 1 (0.54%) pfSense
7 1 (0.54%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (5.95%) OpenView
1 11 (5.95%) AirWatch
2 10 (5.41%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (4.86%) FortiGate
4 6 (3.24%) Nessus
5 4 (2.16%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.54%) logstash
7 1 (0.54%) Kibana
7 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 93 (50.27%) Cisco
2 67 (36.22%) CheckPoint
3 51 (27.57%) Juniper
4 43 (23.24%) F5
5 24 (12.97%) HP
5 24 (12.97%) VMware
5 24 (12.97%) Blue Coat
6 21 (11.35%) SolarWinds
7 15 (8.11%) Websense
8 12 (6.49%) Citrix
9 11 (5.95%) Aruba
10 10 (5.41%) Microsoft
10 10 (5.41%) Sourcefire
11 8 (4.32%) CA
12 6 (3.24%) Nortel
12 6 (3.24%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.70%) IBM
13 5 (2.70%) Tufin
14 4 (2.16%) Akamai
14 4 (2.16%) Rackspace
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