The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
UK / England
Rank 545 572 568
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 20 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.049% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.060% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 8
Median daily rate £415 £410 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £288 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £75.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 - £10.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34168 38153 36576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.03% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22805 25059 24007
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 1101 978
Median hourly rate £33.86 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Computer Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Computer Security
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Computer Security Daily Rate Trend in England

Computer Security
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Security across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Computer Security Daily Rate Histogram in England

Computer Security
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Computer Security Hourly Rate Trend in England

Computer Security
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
South East +14 8 £420 +20.00% 3
South West - 5 £360 - 1
London +8 3 £458 -23.75% 8
West Midlands - 3 - - 2
Yorkshire 0 1 £400 -2.43%
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 27 (58.70%) Information Security
2 26 (56.52%) Firewall
3 22 (47.83%) Management Information System
4 20 (43.48%) CISSP
5 18 (39.13%) Project Management
5 18 (39.13%) Windows
6 17 (36.96%) ITIL
7 16 (34.78%) Change Management
7 16 (34.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (34.78%) Incident Management
7 16 (34.78%) SIEM
8 15 (32.61%) Python
8 15 (32.61%) MPLS
8 15 (32.61%) DNS
9 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
9 14 (30.43%) Internet
9 14 (30.43%) Cryptography
9 14 (30.43%) Problem Management
9 14 (30.43%) PCI DSS
9 14 (30.43%) Capacity Management
9 14 (30.43%) Security Patching
9 14 (30.43%) Data Centre
10 13 (28.26%) Cisco
10 13 (28.26%) SQL
11 12 (26.09%) Driving Licence
12 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (23.91%) Unix
12 11 (23.91%) DHCP
12 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
12 11 (23.91%) VMware

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) IIS
3 3 (6.52%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) JBoss
3 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) SaaS
2 3 (6.52%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (56.52%) Firewall
2 16 (34.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (32.61%) DNS
3 15 (32.61%) MPLS
4 14 (30.43%) Internet
4 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 11 (23.91%) DHCP
6 10 (21.74%) WAN
7 9 (19.57%) LAN
7 9 (19.57%) Network Security
8 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.04%) ADSL
9 6 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
9 6 (13.04%) HSRP
9 6 (13.04%) ICMP
9 6 (13.04%) ISDN
9 6 (13.04%) PSTN
9 6 (13.04%) SNMP
9 6 (13.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Redis
3 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (6.52%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) French Language
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Security Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) CISSP Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) SIEM Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Incident Handler
7 2 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) 802.1X
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
3 3 (6.52%) ELK Stack
3 3 (6.52%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Management Information System
2 14 (30.43%) Cryptography
2 14 (30.43%) Data Centre
3 12 (26.09%) Driving Licence
4 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.17%) CESG
8 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.17%) EPoS
8 1 (2.17%) Social Media
8 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Unix
3 8 (17.39%) Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Android
5 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Information Security
2 18 (39.13%) Project Management
3 17 (36.96%) ITIL
4 16 (34.78%) Change Management
4 16 (34.78%) Incident Management
4 16 (34.78%) SIEM
5 14 (30.43%) Capacity Management
5 14 (30.43%) Problem Management
5 14 (30.43%) Security Patching
6 10 (21.74%) Information Assurance
7 9 (19.57%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (19.57%) Security Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Security Operations
8 8 (17.39%) Server Hardening
9 7 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
10 6 (13.04%) Network Management
10 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 6 (13.04%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Python
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) Perl
5 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.52%) VB
5 3 (6.52%) VBScript
6 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) CISSP
2 10 (21.74%) GIAC
3 7 (15.22%) CCNP
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.04%) CCNA
4 6 (13.04%) GCIH
5 5 (10.87%) Degree
5 5 (10.87%) SANS
5 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) CISA
7 3 (6.52%) CISM
7 3 (6.52%) RHCSA
7 3 (6.52%) SSCP
8 2 (4.35%) CEH
8 2 (4.35%) CREST Certified
8 2 (4.35%) GCFA
8 2 (4.35%) GPEN
8 2 (4.35%) OSCP
9 1 (2.17%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) PCI DSS
2 8 (17.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.17%) QA
4 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
1 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Puppet
1 8 (17.39%) WSUS
2 6 (13.04%) Nessus
3 5 (10.87%) CSIRT
4 3 (6.52%) AirWatch
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (6.52%) QRadar
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (6.52%) SCCM
5 2 (4.35%) Kibana
5 2 (4.35%) logstash
5 2 (4.35%) RSA enVision
6 1 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) LogRhythm
4 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
4 7 (15.22%) Fortinet
5 6 (13.04%) AppSense
5 6 (13.04%) Brocade
5 6 (13.04%) F5
5 6 (13.04%) Palo Alto
6 5 (10.87%) Cyberoam
6 5 (10.87%) HP
7 4 (8.70%) Splunk
8 3 (6.52%) Apple
8 3 (6.52%) IBM
8 3 (6.52%) LANDesk
8 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.35%) arcserve
10 1 (2.17%) Aruba
10 1 (2.17%) Juniper
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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