The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 10 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 currently tracked.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 562 558 565
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 22 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.010% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.011% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
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£434 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 - £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £142 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48756 46361 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29723 26977 29363
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1976 2145 2631
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Security Engineer within the UK.

Senior Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Senior Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Security Engineer within the UK.

Senior Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Security Engineer
Top 23 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 10 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
England +1 21 £434 - 4
London +21 14 £443 - 2
City of London +31 6 £463 -
South East - 3 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wrexham - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
North Wales - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 26 (65.00%) Firewall
2 24 (60.00%) Cisco
3 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
4 18 (45.00%) Network Security
4 18 (45.00%) Juniper
4 18 (45.00%) VPN
5 16 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (35.00%) OSPF
7 13 (32.50%) BGP
7 13 (32.50%) WAN
7 13 (32.50%) CCNP
7 13 (32.50%) Finance
7 13 (32.50%) F5
8 12 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (27.50%) LAN
9 11 (27.50%) CISSP
10 10 (25.00%) Banking
10 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (22.50%) Blue Coat
11 9 (22.50%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (20.00%) DNS
12 8 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (15.00%) Network Management
13 6 (15.00%) SNMP
13 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
13 6 (15.00%) CCIE
13 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
13 6 (15.00%) VLAN
13 6 (15.00%) Sourcefire
13 6 (15.00%) Snort

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (65.00%) Firewall
2 18 (45.00%) Network Security
2 18 (45.00%) VPN
3 14 (35.00%) OSPF
4 13 (32.50%) BGP
4 13 (32.50%) WAN
5 12 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (27.50%) LAN
7 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (22.50%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (20.00%) DNS
10 6 (15.00%) SNMP
10 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (15.00%) VLAN
11 5 (12.50%) MPLS
11 5 (12.50%) VRRP
11 5 (12.50%) FWSM
11 5 (12.50%) HSRP
11 5 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) GIS
2 1 (2.50%) CESG
2 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Information Security
1 6 (15.00%) Network Management
2 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) Network Design
3 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
3 3 (7.50%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) Information Security Management
5 1 (2.50%) Security Management
5 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
1 1 (2.50%) C++
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (32.50%) CCNP
3 11 (27.50%) CISSP
4 6 (15.00%) CCIE
5 5 (12.50%) CCDP
5 5 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (10.00%) CCSP
6 4 (10.00%) CCNA
6 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.50%) CRISC
7 3 (7.50%) Degree
7 3 (7.50%) CCSA
8 2 (5.00%) CISA
8 2 (5.00%) CISM
8 2 (5.00%) JNCIS
8 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) GSEC
9 1 (2.50%) CCSE
9 1 (2.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) GPG13
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) ProxySG
1 6 (15.00%) Snort
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Nmap
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.00%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
3 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (45.00%) Juniper
4 13 (32.50%) F5
5 9 (22.50%) Blue Coat
6 6 (15.00%) Sourcefire
7 4 (10.00%) McAfee
8 3 (7.50%) Ericsson
8 3 (7.50%) NetApp
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.50%) Citrix
9 2 (5.00%) Nokia
9 2 (5.00%) Sophos
9 2 (5.00%) Varonis
10 1 (2.50%) VMware
10 1 (2.50%) Splunk
10 1 (2.50%) Lumension
10 1 (2.50%) Brocade
10 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
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