The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 421 420 406
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 7 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.085% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.089% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
Median daily rate £600 £594 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20323 21334 22277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.65% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14518 15094 16060
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 337 436
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

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 11 December 2016.

Senior Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Senior Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) Juniper
2 18 (60.00%) Network Security
3 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (40.00%) Cisco
5 10 (33.33%) SIEM
6 9 (30.00%) Fortinet
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
6 9 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
7 8 (26.67%) F5
8 7 (23.33%) Information Security
8 7 (23.33%) CCNP
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
9 6 (20.00%) CCIE
9 6 (20.00%) Wireless
9 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 5 (16.67%) FWSM
10 5 (16.67%) Cacti
10 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
10 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
10 5 (16.67%) Nagios

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) Network Security
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
5 6 (20.00%) Wireless
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (16.67%) FWSM
6 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
7 4 (13.33%) LAN
7 4 (13.33%) VPN
7 4 (13.33%) WAN
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (10.00%) Internet
8 3 (10.00%) IPsec
8 3 (10.00%) SSL
9 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (3.33%) OpenVPN
9 1 (3.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) RESTful
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Blog
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) SIEM
2 9 (30.00%) Security Operations
3 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (23.33%) Information Security
4 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) Secure Coding
5 4 (13.33%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) C++
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) CCNP
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CCIE
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) CCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCSE
5 1 (3.33%) CEH
5 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Cacti
1 5 (16.67%) Nagios
1 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.67%) TrustSec
3 1 (3.33%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Juniper
2 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (40.00%) Cisco
4 9 (30.00%) Fortinet
5 8 (26.67%) F5
6 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.67%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) FireEye
8 2 (6.67%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.33%) Nokia
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com