The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank - 123 123
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.043% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.18% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2258 2332 2214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.39% 89.55% 91.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1144 914
Average daily rate £390 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 75 115
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.28 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Tufin
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (80.00%) AlgoSec
2 4 (80.00%) TrustSec
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 4 (80.00%) SecurID
2 4 (80.00%) eTOM
2 4 (80.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CA
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WLAN

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ISE
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) IPsec
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WLAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) RIP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
1 4 (80.00%) eTOM
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Tufin
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) AlgoSec
1 4 (80.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (80.00%) CA
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft