The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank - 131 140
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate - £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £68.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +70.00%
Security Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2443 2557 2904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.68% 96.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1412 1615
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 248 211
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Security Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Security Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nexpose
1 1 (50.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Imperva
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 1 (50.00%) VMware