The median contractor rate for a Senior Security Engineer was £427 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Senior Security Engineer
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 416 405 429
Rank change year-on-year -11 +24  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Engineer 8 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.10% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.11% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 4
Median daily rate £427 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.60% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £431 £375
% change year-on-year -0.28% +15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Engineer in London

Senior Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Security Engineer in London

Senior Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London -1 4 £426 -14.80% 1
Senior Security Engineer
England

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the London region featuring Senior Security Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (57.14%) Network Security
4 7 (50.00%) CCNP
5 5 (35.71%) Juniper
5 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) CCSP
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) CCSE
7 3 (21.43%) TACACS
7 3 (21.43%) CCNA
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) CISSP
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) CCMSE
7 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
7 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Senior Security Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
4 3 (21.43%) TACACS
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (14.29%) DPNSS
5 2 (14.29%) HSRP
5 2 (14.29%) ISDN
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) PPP
5 2 (14.29%) Q.931
5 2 (14.29%) SNMP
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) HTTP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 2 (14.29%) Information Security
1 2 (14.29%) Network Management
1 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (14.29%) SIEM
1 2 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (7.14%) Data Encryption
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) ISMS
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
2 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C-shell
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Scala
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCMSE
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) CCSE
3 3 (21.43%) CCSP
3 3 (21.43%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) SANS
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) CCSA
5 1 (7.14%) CEH
5 1 (7.14%) CISM
5 1 (7.14%) CREST Certified
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) GIAC
5 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Cacti
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (7.14%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) Aruba
6 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.14%) Lancope
6 1 (7.14%) McAfee
6 1 (7.14%) Splunk