The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Colchester region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank - 8 16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester - 4.35% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.35% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £68.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +70.00%
Security Specialist
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Colchester 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
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54 23 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 100.00% 100.00% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 57
Median daily rate £370 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.30% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 0 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Colchester region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Security Specialist 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 Colchester region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) Imperva
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Imperva
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) VMware