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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 313 379 338
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 107 55 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 30 34
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £37.50 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Security Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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 +46 35 £445 +11.25% 4
Docklands, London - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Greenford - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 129 (64.50%) Firewall
2 112 (56.00%) Cisco
3 100 (50.00%) Network Security
4 80 (40.00%) Juniper
5 78 (39.00%) CheckPoint
6 73 (36.50%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (28.50%) VPN
8 53 (26.50%) Finance
8 53 (26.50%) Blue Coat
9 51 (25.50%) CCNP
9 51 (25.50%) F5
10 44 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 41 (20.50%) CISSP
12 40 (20.00%) SSL
13 35 (17.50%) Windows
14 31 (15.50%) Information Security
15 30 (15.00%) Linux
16 29 (14.50%) WAN
17 28 (14.00%) Banking
17 28 (14.00%) Reverse Proxy
17 28 (14.00%) Security Architecture
18 27 (13.50%) Cisco IOS
19 26 (13.00%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (13.00%) CCSE
19 26 (13.00%) TCP/IP
20 25 (12.50%) Wireless
20 25 (12.50%) BGP
21 24 (12.00%) UNIX
22 23 (11.50%) CCNA
23 22 (11.00%) OSPF

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.00%) Apache
3 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 129 (64.50%) Firewall
2 100 (50.00%) Network Security
3 57 (28.50%) VPN
4 44 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 40 (20.00%) SSL
6 29 (14.50%) WAN
7 28 (14.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 27 (13.50%) Cisco IOS
9 26 (13.00%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (13.00%) TCP/IP
10 25 (12.50%) Wireless
10 25 (12.50%) BGP
11 22 (11.00%) OSPF
12 20 (10.00%) LAN
13 18 (9.00%) VLAN
14 17 (8.50%) HSRP
14 17 (8.50%) Internet
15 12 (6.00%) NetScaler
16 11 (5.50%) VRRP
17 10 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (1.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.50%) MySQL
3 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Metasploit
General
1 53 (26.50%) Finance
2 28 (14.00%) Banking
3 6 (3.00%) Publishing
3 6 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.50%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.00%) Web Services
2 5 (2.50%) .NET
2 5 (2.50%) Middleware
3 2 (1.00%) WAP
4 1 (0.50%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.00%) PKI
3 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.00%) Open Source
5 3 (1.50%) GIS
6 2 (1.00%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.00%) Replication
7 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.50%) SecurID
7 1 (0.50%) Java Card
7 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.50%) Firmware
7 1 (0.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.50%) Windows
2 30 (15.00%) Linux
3 24 (12.00%) UNIX
4 10 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.50%) Android
7 3 (1.50%) AIX
8 2 (1.00%) Solaris
8 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.50%) VMS
9 1 (0.50%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.50%) Information Security
2 28 (14.00%) Security Architecture
3 19 (9.50%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (9.00%) Load Balancing
4 18 (9.00%) SIEM
5 17 (8.50%) ITIL
6 16 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 16 (8.00%) BCP
6 16 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 15 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (6.50%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (5.00%) Migration
11 9 (4.50%) Project Management
12 7 (3.50%) Network Architecture
12 7 (3.50%) Project Planning
13 6 (3.00%) PRINCE2
13 6 (3.00%) Network Management
14 5 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
14 5 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.00%) Java
2 7 (3.50%) C
3 6 (3.00%) C++
4 5 (2.50%) Ruby
5 4 (2.00%) SQL
5 4 (2.00%) Perl
5 4 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.50%) Objective-C
6 3 (1.50%) C#
6 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (36.50%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (25.50%) CCNP
3 41 (20.50%) CISSP
4 26 (13.00%) CCSE
5 23 (11.50%) CCNA
6 18 (9.00%) CISM
7 17 (8.50%) Security Cleared
7 17 (8.50%) CCSA
8 16 (8.00%) JNCIA
9 12 (6.00%) SC Cleared
10 9 (4.50%) JNCIS
10 9 (4.50%) CCIE
11 7 (3.50%) Degree
12 6 (3.00%) CCSP
13 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.50%) MCSE
13 3 (1.50%) GIAC
14 2 (1.00%) CISA
14 2 (1.00%) MCSA
14 2 (1.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.00%) COBIT
3 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 17 (8.50%) ProxySG
2 15 (7.50%) Snort
3 14 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.00%) Nmap
6 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.50%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.50%) vSphere
7 1 (0.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (5.50%) Puppet
2 7 (3.50%) Nessus
3 6 (3.00%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.50%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.00%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.50%) SCCM
7 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 112 (56.00%) Cisco
2 80 (40.00%) Juniper
3 78 (39.00%) CheckPoint
4 53 (26.50%) Blue Coat
5 51 (25.50%) F5
6 19 (9.50%) Sourcefire
7 17 (8.50%) Websense
8 15 (7.50%) VMware
9 13 (6.50%) Microsoft
10 12 (6.00%) McAfee
11 10 (5.00%) Citrix
11 10 (5.00%) BMC
11 10 (5.00%) Aruba
12 9 (4.50%) Symantec
13 8 (4.00%) Ruckus Wireless
14 7 (3.50%) Fortinet
14 7 (3.50%) HP
15 6 (3.00%) Nortel
16 5 (2.50%) Varonis
16 5 (2.50%) ArcSight
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