The median contractor rate for a Information Security Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 152 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.033% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -14.11% +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2888 3140 4850
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.32% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2244 2502 3650
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 76
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +6.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Information Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Information Security Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Engineer in the City of London

Information Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Engineer in the City of London

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Information 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 City of London region featuring Information Security Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations

Information Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk