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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Engineer
Rank 616 610 620
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 12 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.063% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.066% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 7
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £688 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £413 £488
% change year-on-year
-7.87% -15.38%
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
47474 52672 53743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31013 33568 33961
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1672 2047 2214
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 2016.

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 7 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 2 December 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
England -11 12 £450 - 8
London -17 9 £550 - 5
Yorkshire - 2 £365 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £365 -
West Midlands -21 1 £450 +12.50% 2
Telford - 1 £450 -
Shropshire - 1 £450 -

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (78.57%) Firewall
2 21 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 20 (47.62%) Network Security
4 19 (45.24%) Cisco
5 18 (42.86%) Juniper
6 16 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (30.95%) F5
8 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (23.81%) Fortinet
9 10 (23.81%) SIEM
10 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 9 (21.43%) Security Operations
10 9 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
10 9 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (21.43%) BIG-IP
10 9 (21.43%) CCNP
11 8 (19.05%) CCIE
11 8 (19.05%) Information Security
11 8 (19.05%) Wireless
11 8 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
13 6 (14.29%) C#
13 6 (14.29%) CISSP
13 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (11.90%) FWSM
14 5 (11.90%) SDLC
14 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
14 5 (11.90%) Nagios

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 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (78.57%) Firewall
2 20 (47.62%) Network Security
3 16 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (21.43%) BIG-IP
4 9 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (19.05%) Wireless
6 6 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (11.90%) FWSM
7 5 (11.90%) IP Telephony
7 5 (11.90%) WAN
8 4 (9.52%) LAN
8 4 (9.52%) VPN
9 3 (7.14%) Internet
9 3 (7.14%) IPsec
9 3 (7.14%) SSL
10 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (2.38%) DMZ
11 1 (2.38%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) RESTful
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 9 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Blog
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) SIEM
2 9 (21.43%) Security Operations
3 8 (19.05%) Information Security
4 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.90%) SDLC
5 5 (11.90%) Web Development
6 4 (9.52%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Secure Coding
6 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.14%) Network Design
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL
8 2 (4.76%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) VBScript
3 2 (4.76%) C++
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.43%) CCNP
3 8 (19.05%) CCIE
4 6 (14.29%) CISSP
5 5 (11.90%) Degree
6 3 (7.14%) CCSE
7 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) CCSA
8 1 (2.38%) CEH
8 1 (2.38%) CISMP
8 1 (2.38%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.38%) ISSAP
8 1 (2.38%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Cacti
1 5 (11.90%) Nagios
1 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.76%) TrustSec
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.38%) OSSEC
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (45.24%) Cisco
3 18 (42.86%) Juniper
4 13 (30.95%) F5
5 10 (23.81%) Fortinet
6 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix
8 2 (4.76%) FireEye
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle
8 2 (4.76%) Sourcefire
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) BMC
9 1 (2.38%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.38%) Nokia
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat