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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 407 394 399
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 4 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.052% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.056% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
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£425 £443 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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
21502 21611 21671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.96% 92.91% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15015 14996 14673
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 391 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (55.56%) CCSE
4 5 (55.56%) Sourcefire
4 5 (55.56%) F5
4 5 (55.56%) NX-OS
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
6 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (33.33%) Spanish Language
6 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (33.33%) ProxySG
6 3 (33.33%) PKI
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) SSL
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) LAN
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) OSPF
7 2 (22.22%) BGP
7 2 (22.22%) VRRP

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) NX-OS
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) VRRP
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN
6 2 (22.22%) HSRP
6 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (11.11%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
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%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCSE
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
3 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (22.22%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 5 (55.56%) Sourcefire
4 5 (55.56%) F5