The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Engineer
UK
Rank 586 606 620
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 16 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.040% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.043% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Median daily rate £450 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Senior Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 25 February 2017.

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 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
England +32 15 £450 -10.00% 5
London +19 8 £525 +5.00% 4
City of London +16 6 £525 - 2
South East +18 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 - -
Salisbury - 2 £365 -
Wiltshire - 2 £365 -
South West - 2 £365 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco
4 13 (46.43%) Juniper
4 13 (46.43%) Network Security
5 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (39.29%) CCNP
6 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (28.57%) Banking
7 8 (28.57%) CCSE
7 8 (28.57%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) Palo Alto
8 7 (25.00%) Wireless
9 6 (21.43%) Finance
9 6 (21.43%) Information Security
9 6 (21.43%) Linux
9 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) CCSP
9 6 (21.43%) CCMSE
9 6 (21.43%) F5
10 5 (17.86%) SIEM
10 5 (17.86%) WAN
10 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
11 4 (14.29%) BIG-IP
11 4 (14.29%) LAN
11 4 (14.29%) VPN
12 3 (10.71%) Windows 10

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) Network Security
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (25.00%) Wireless
5 5 (17.86%) WAN
6 4 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 4 (14.29%) LAN
6 4 (14.29%) VPN
7 3 (10.71%) DNS
7 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (10.71%) SSL
7 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (7.14%) FWSM
8 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
8 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.57%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (28.57%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
1 1 (3.57%) RESTful
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.71%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Blog
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Information Security
2 5 (17.86%) SIEM
3 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design
4 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Data Encryption
5 2 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Network Segmentation
5 2 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) Secure Coding
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) CCNP
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) CCSE
3 6 (21.43%) CCMSE
3 6 (21.43%) CCSP
4 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) CCIE
6 2 (7.14%) CISSP
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
6 2 (7.14%) SANS
7 1 (3.57%) CCSA
7 1 (3.57%) CEH
7 1 (3.57%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Cacti
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.14%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco
3 13 (46.43%) Juniper
4 7 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 6 (21.43%) F5
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) Aruba
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
6 3 (10.71%) Intel Security
7 2 (7.14%) IBM
7 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.57%) BMC
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) IronPort
8 1 (3.57%) Nokia
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) TOWER Software
8 1 (3.57%) Tripwire