Period
to 27 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Security Engineer was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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.

Senior Security Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 226 244
Rank change year-on-year +71 +18 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 1 8 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.032% 0.12% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.13% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £650 £569 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.21% +33.33%
10th Percentile £625 £491 £575
90th Percentile £675 £610 £625
Central London median daily rate £650 £569 £650
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 2,914 6,006 6,560
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.67% 93.68% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,100 4,611 5,158
Median daily rate £500 £523 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.31% +4.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 113
Median hourly rate £32.25 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% +12.30% +8.59%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £11.81
90th Percentile £52.25 £56.50 £34.95
Median hourly rate £33.01 £20.65 £19.00
% change year-on-year +59.91% +8.66% +12.33%

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Security Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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

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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Security Engineer in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Senior Security Engineer in the City of London

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, Senior Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) DevSecOps

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevSecOps
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture