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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 404 407 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.033% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.036% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £650 -
% change year-on-year
-40.38% -
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
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 2 £425 +6.25%
Ealing - - - -
Senior Security Engineer
England

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 6 (66.67%) Sourcefire
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (66.67%) F5
3 6 (66.67%) NX-OS
4 5 (55.56%) CCSE
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) ProxySG
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) PKI
6 3 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (33.33%) Spanish Language
6 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (33.33%) HSRP
6 3 (33.33%) Snort
6 3 (33.33%) Finance

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) VRRP
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) HSRP
4 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCSE
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) ProxySG
2 3 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 6 (66.67%) Sourcefire
3 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds