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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 569 568 564
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 21 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.010% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.011% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
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£459 £300 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.91% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £300 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +20.00%
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
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 August 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 26 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 1 August 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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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
England +12 21 £459 +52.91% 4
London +18 15 £459 - 3
City of London +32 6 £463 -
South East - 3 £493 -
East of England -16 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £493 -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
North Wales - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wrexham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Chester - - - -
Havant - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

Senior Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 27 (67.50%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
3 19 (47.50%) Juniper
4 18 (45.00%) VPN
4 18 (45.00%) Network Security
5 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (32.50%) CCNP
6 13 (32.50%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (30.00%) WAN
7 12 (30.00%) CISSP
7 12 (30.00%) OSPF
8 11 (27.50%) BGP
8 11 (27.50%) Banking
8 11 (27.50%) F5
9 10 (25.00%) LAN
10 9 (22.50%) Information Security
10 9 (22.50%) Blue Coat
10 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (20.00%) DNS
12 7 (17.50%) ITIL
12 7 (17.50%) Windows
13 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
13 6 (15.00%) CCIE
13 6 (15.00%) VLAN
13 6 (15.00%) Sourcefire
13 6 (15.00%) Snort
13 6 (15.00%) ProxySG

Senior Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) Firewall
2 18 (45.00%) VPN
2 18 (45.00%) Network Security
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (30.00%) WAN
4 12 (30.00%) OSPF
5 11 (27.50%) BGP
6 10 (25.00%) LAN
7 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (20.00%) DNS
9 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.00%) VLAN
9 6 (15.00%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (12.50%) HSRP
10 5 (12.50%) VoIP
10 5 (12.50%) SNMP
10 5 (12.50%) VRRP
11 4 (10.00%) MPLS
11 4 (10.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Information Security
2 7 (17.50%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Network Management
4 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Change Control
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Demand Forecasting
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Network Design
7 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.50%) SIEM
8 1 (2.50%) Data Governance
8 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (32.50%) CCNP
3 12 (30.00%) CISSP
4 6 (15.00%) CCIE
5 5 (12.50%) CCNA
5 5 (12.50%) CCDP
5 5 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (10.00%) CCSP
6 4 (10.00%) CCSA
6 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.50%) CRISC
7 3 (7.50%) CISM
7 3 (7.50%) Degree
8 2 (5.00%) JNCIS
8 2 (5.00%) CISA
9 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
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%) Snort
1 6 (15.00%) ProxySG
2 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (7.50%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco
1 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (47.50%) Juniper
3 11 (27.50%) F5
4 9 (22.50%) Blue Coat
5 6 (15.00%) Sourcefire
6 4 (10.00%) NetApp
6 4 (10.00%) McAfee
6 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.50%) Varonis
7 3 (7.50%) Ericsson
7 3 (7.50%) Citrix
8 2 (5.00%) Symantec
8 2 (5.00%) Nokia
8 2 (5.00%) Sophos
8 2 (5.00%) Lumension
9 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.50%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.50%) Splunk
9 1 (2.50%) VMware
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