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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 408 430 416
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 28 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.017% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.018% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 4
Median daily rate £525 £425 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £471 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £569 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -12.50%
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
21035 22303 22456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.72% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15052 15630 15374
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 360 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 2016.

Senior Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon - 2 £470 -
City of London - 1 £500 -
Senior Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (76.60%) Firewall
2 28 (59.57%) Network Security
3 25 (53.19%) Cisco
4 20 (42.55%) Juniper
4 20 (42.55%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (40.43%) CheckPoint
6 18 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (36.17%) CCNP
8 15 (31.91%) CCIE
9 13 (27.66%) F5
9 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
10 12 (25.53%) WAN
10 12 (25.53%) Wireless
11 11 (23.40%) BIG-IP
12 10 (21.28%) Information Security
12 10 (21.28%) Windows
12 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
13 9 (19.15%) Security Operations
13 9 (19.15%) LAN
14 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
14 8 (17.02%) IP Telephony
14 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
14 8 (17.02%) Fortinet
14 8 (17.02%) Security Operations Centre
15 7 (14.89%) SIEM
15 7 (14.89%) FWSM
15 7 (14.89%) Degree
15 7 (14.89%) Cisco PIX
15 7 (14.89%) SolarWinds Orion

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 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (76.60%) Firewall
2 28 (59.57%) Network Security
3 20 (42.55%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (25.53%) WAN
4 12 (25.53%) Wireless
5 11 (23.40%) BIG-IP
6 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (19.15%) LAN
8 8 (17.02%) IP Telephony
9 7 (14.89%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (14.89%) FWSM
10 6 (12.77%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (12.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (12.77%) VPN
11 5 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (8.51%) BGP
12 4 (8.51%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (8.51%) OSPF
12 4 (8.51%) SSL
12 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) RESTful
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.02%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.13%) IVR
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Information Security
2 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
2 9 (19.15%) Security Operations
3 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
4 7 (14.89%) Identity Management
4 7 (14.89%) SIEM
5 5 (10.64%) SDLC
6 4 (8.51%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.51%) Security Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) Security Hardening
7 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.26%) Network Design
8 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.26%) Security Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (36.17%) CCNP
3 15 (31.91%) CCIE
4 7 (14.89%) CISSP
4 7 (14.89%) Degree
5 5 (10.64%) CCSE
6 4 (8.51%) CCSA
7 3 (6.38%) CCDP
8 2 (4.26%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.13%) CCNA
9 1 (2.13%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) COBIT
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) vSphere
3 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.26%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.13%) Docker
5 1 (2.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Cacti
1 7 (14.89%) Nagios
1 7 (14.89%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (10.64%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.38%) SCCM
4 2 (4.26%) TrustSec
5 1 (2.13%) OSSEC
5 1 (2.13%) Packer
5 1 (2.13%) Proventia
5 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Cisco
2 20 (42.55%) Juniper
3 19 (40.43%) CheckPoint
4 13 (27.66%) F5
5 8 (17.02%) Fortinet
5 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
6 6 (12.77%) Palo Alto
7 5 (10.64%) VMware
8 4 (8.51%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.51%) Oracle
9 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.38%) Sourcefire
10 2 (4.26%) Aruba
10 2 (4.26%) Citrix
10 2 (4.26%) FireEye
11 1 (2.13%) Dell
11 1 (2.13%) Nokia
11 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com