The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 397 411 409
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 14 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.012% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.013% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
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£459 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Security Engineer
England

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
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 25 July 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 +20 6 £463 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Senior Security Engineer
England

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Network Security
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
4 11 (47.83%) Juniper
4 11 (47.83%) VPN
5 10 (43.48%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Banking
6 7 (30.43%) Blue Coat
6 7 (30.43%) WAN
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (26.09%) CCNP
8 5 (21.74%) OSPF
8 5 (21.74%) LAN
8 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (21.74%) F5
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (17.39%) VLAN
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) BGP
9 4 (17.39%) ProxySG
9 4 (17.39%) Sourcefire
9 4 (17.39%) Snort
10 3 (13.04%) Network Design
10 3 (13.04%) Migration
10 3 (13.04%) Information Security

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Network Security
3 11 (47.83%) VPN
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (21.74%) OSPF
6 4 (17.39%) BGP
6 4 (17.39%) VLAN
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.04%) HSRP
7 3 (13.04%) SSL
7 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
7 3 (13.04%) VRRP
8 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Security
5 1 (4.35%) Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) eTOM
5 1 (4.35%) SIEM
5 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCNP
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) CCIE
3 2 (8.70%) JNCIS
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) CISA
4 1 (4.35%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) GPG13
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) ProxySG
1 4 (17.39%) Snort
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
1 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
2 11 (47.83%) Juniper
3 7 (30.43%) Blue Coat
4 5 (21.74%) F5
5 4 (17.39%) Sourcefire
6 3 (13.04%) Varonis
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
6 3 (13.04%) McAfee
7 2 (8.70%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) Symantec
7 2 (8.70%) Nokia
7 2 (8.70%) Lumension
8 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft