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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Engineer
Rank 319 373 321
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 83 52 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 44
Average daily rate
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£395 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £28.00 £13.65 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -64.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- -63.41%
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
21339 22648 19961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 93.06% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15381 15601 13363
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £264
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 399 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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
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 18 December 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 +35 43 £389 +0.64% 10
Hounslow 0 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Security Engineer
England

Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 123 (64.06%) Firewall
2 113 (58.85%) Cisco
3 91 (47.40%) Network Security
4 84 (43.75%) CheckPoint
5 76 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (37.50%) Juniper
7 61 (31.77%) F5
8 52 (27.08%) CCNP
9 51 (26.56%) Blue Coat
10 45 (23.44%) VPN
11 43 (22.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 42 (21.88%) Finance
13 41 (21.35%) CISSP
14 39 (20.31%) TCP/IP
15 36 (18.75%) Information Security
16 35 (18.23%) BGP
17 34 (17.71%) Cisco ASA
18 33 (17.19%) SSL
18 33 (17.19%) WAN
19 31 (16.15%) LAN
19 31 (16.15%) CCNA
20 29 (15.10%) OSPF
20 29 (15.10%) Banking
21 28 (14.58%) Cisco IOS
22 26 (13.54%) Linux
23 25 (13.02%) Windows
23 25 (13.02%) CISM
23 25 (13.02%) ProxySG
24 24 (12.50%) Sourcefire
24 24 (12.50%) Internet

Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.52%) Apache
3 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.13%) MS Office
3 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 123 (64.06%) Firewall
2 91 (47.40%) Network Security
3 45 (23.44%) VPN
4 43 (22.40%) Cisco Nexus
5 39 (20.31%) TCP/IP
6 35 (18.23%) BGP
7 34 (17.71%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (17.19%) SSL
8 33 (17.19%) WAN
9 31 (16.15%) LAN
10 29 (15.10%) OSPF
11 28 (14.58%) Cisco IOS
12 24 (12.50%) Internet
13 19 (9.90%) Reverse Proxy
14 17 (8.85%) HSRP
14 17 (8.85%) DNS
15 16 (8.33%) VLAN
16 15 (7.81%) Wireless
16 15 (7.81%) NetScaler
17 12 (6.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.56%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.56%) MySQL
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.52%) DB2
4 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (21.88%) Finance
2 29 (15.10%) Banking
3 8 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.65%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.60%) Publishing
6 4 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.81%) Web Services
2 2 (1.04%) WAP
2 2 (1.04%) .NET
2 2 (1.04%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.04%) Middleware
3 1 (0.52%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.52%) SAML
3 1 (0.52%) CSS
3 1 (0.52%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.77%) PKI
3 8 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.08%) Open Source
6 3 (1.56%) Physics
6 3 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.04%) GIS
8 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.52%) SecurID
8 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.54%) Linux
2 25 (13.02%) Windows
3 22 (11.46%) UNIX
4 5 (2.60%) Windows 8
4 5 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.56%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
6 1 (0.52%) VMS
6 1 (0.52%) SUSE
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.75%) Information Security
2 18 (9.38%) SIEM
3 17 (8.85%) Load Balancing
4 15 (7.81%) ITIL
5 11 (5.73%) Project Management
6 10 (5.21%) Security Architecture
6 10 (5.21%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (5.21%) Mentoring
7 9 (4.69%) Project Planning
8 8 (4.17%) Migration
8 8 (4.17%) Network Management
8 8 (4.17%) DevOps
9 7 (3.65%) Service Management
10 6 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (3.13%) Data Security
10 6 (3.13%) Network Architecture
10 6 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (2.60%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (2.60%) Network Design
12 4 (2.08%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.56%) Python
1 3 (1.56%) SQL
1 3 (1.56%) Java
2 2 (1.04%) C
3 1 (0.52%) C#
3 1 (0.52%) C++
3 1 (0.52%) Perl
3 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (27.08%) CCNP
3 41 (21.35%) CISSP
4 31 (16.15%) CCNA
5 25 (13.02%) CISM
6 23 (11.98%) CCSA
7 17 (8.85%) CCSE
8 16 (8.33%) JNCIA
9 12 (6.25%) CCIE
10 11 (5.73%) Security Cleared
11 7 (3.65%) CCSP
11 7 (3.65%) Degree
12 4 (2.08%) SC Cleared
12 4 (2.08%) CEH
13 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.56%) MCSE
13 3 (1.56%) GIAC
14 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
14 2 (1.04%) MCITP
14 2 (1.04%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (13.02%) ProxySG
2 16 (8.33%) Snort
2 16 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.69%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.60%) Nmap
5 2 (1.04%) UAG
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.52%) Firmware
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.52%) XenApp
6 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (7.81%) Puppet
2 9 (4.69%) FortiGate
3 7 (3.65%) Nessus
4 4 (2.08%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 113 (58.85%) Cisco
2 84 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 72 (37.50%) Juniper
4 61 (31.77%) F5
5 51 (26.56%) Blue Coat
6 24 (12.50%) Sourcefire
7 20 (10.42%) VMware
8 16 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 14 (7.29%) BMC
10 11 (5.73%) Citrix
11 10 (5.21%) Symantec
12 8 (4.17%) Fortinet
12 8 (4.17%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.17%) ArcSight
13 7 (3.65%) Websense
13 7 (3.65%) HP
14 6 (3.13%) Splunk
15 5 (2.60%) Nokia
15 5 (2.60%) Oracle
16 4 (2.08%) Dell
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