The first table below looks at the demand for Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 113 122 130
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Management 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
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£488 £480 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £456 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £12.60
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1836 1673 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.29% 68.40% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 730 806
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 45
Average hourly rate £18.04 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Security Management
South East

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Management across the Berkshire region.

Security Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the Berkshire region.

Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 5 £494 +2.86%
Bracknell - 1 £450 -
Security Management
South East

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Security Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Management.

1 12 (80.00%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (46.67%) CISSP
3 6 (40.00%) Information Security Management
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) CISMP
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Middleware
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Security
7 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Nokia
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Security Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 2 (13.33%) ATM
3 2 (13.33%) SSH
4 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Product Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Informatics
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Security
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Security
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) E-business
6 1 (6.67%) ISMS
6 1 (6.67%) Information Management
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) CISMP
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CRISC
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Nokia