The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 390 428 423
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 25 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.017% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£443 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £405
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
22549 23350 24613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.05% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15536 16044 16216
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 £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 442 614
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Security Engineer across the London region.

Senior Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Senior Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Security Engineer across the London region.

Senior Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 16 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 +29 9 £450 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Senior Security Engineer
England

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title.

1 29 (78.38%) Firewall
2 24 (64.86%) Cisco
3 22 (59.46%) Juniper
3 22 (59.46%) VPN
4 20 (54.05%) CheckPoint
5 19 (51.35%) Blue Coat
6 18 (48.65%) Finance
7 17 (45.95%) F5
8 15 (40.54%) Sourcefire
8 15 (40.54%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (37.84%) Network Security
9 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
9 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (35.14%) Banking
11 12 (32.43%) ProxySG
11 12 (32.43%) SSL
12 11 (29.73%) CCNP
12 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (27.03%) WAN
14 9 (24.32%) PKI
15 8 (21.62%) VLAN
15 8 (21.62%) Snort
15 8 (21.62%) ITIL
15 8 (21.62%) LAN
15 8 (21.62%) OSPF
15 8 (21.62%) Reverse Proxy
16 7 (18.92%) HSRP
16 7 (18.92%) BGP
16 7 (18.92%) Project Management

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) Firewall
2 22 (59.46%) VPN
3 15 (40.54%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (37.84%) Network Security
4 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
5 12 (32.43%) SSL
6 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (27.03%) WAN
8 8 (21.62%) LAN
8 8 (21.62%) OSPF
8 8 (21.62%) VLAN
8 8 (21.62%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (18.92%) HSRP
9 7 (18.92%) BGP
10 6 (16.22%) VRRP
10 6 (16.22%) Internet
10 6 (16.22%) DNS
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
13 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.41%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (24.32%) PKI
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) GIS
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security
3 6 (16.22%) Project Planning
3 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) SIEM
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Data Security
6 2 (5.41%) Security Management
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.70%) Information Security Management
7 1 (2.70%) Network Design
7 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (29.73%) CCNP
3 5 (13.51%) CISSP
4 4 (10.81%) CISM
4 4 (10.81%) CCSE
5 3 (8.11%) CCSA
5 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) CCNA
6 2 (5.41%) CCIE
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
6 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) CEH
7 1 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) GPG13
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) ProxySG
2 8 (21.62%) Snort
3 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Nmap
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Cisco
2 22 (59.46%) Juniper
3 20 (54.05%) CheckPoint
4 19 (51.35%) Blue Coat
5 17 (45.95%) F5
6 15 (40.54%) Sourcefire
7 3 (8.11%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Symantec
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.11%) Varonis
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle
8 2 (5.41%) Lumension
8 2 (5.41%) Citrix
8 2 (5.41%) Nokia
8 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.70%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.70%) BMC
9 1 (2.70%) McAfee
9 1 (2.70%) VMware