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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 604 607 586
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 13 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.037% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.047% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Median daily rate £309 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.21% +5.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £413 £390
% change year-on-year
-25.21% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50
Computer Security
UK

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
40127 40445 38431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 79.69% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26982 26553 24574
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1082 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 5 £337 -15.75% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
East of England - 4 £275 - 1
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) Information Security
3 19 (51.35%) ITIL
4 17 (45.95%) Windows
4 17 (45.95%) Internet
5 16 (43.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (40.54%) Project Management
6 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
6 15 (40.54%) SSL
6 15 (40.54%) LAN
7 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
7 14 (37.84%) Network Security
8 13 (35.14%) Problem Management
9 12 (32.43%) Linux
10 11 (29.73%) WAN
10 11 (29.73%) Cisco
10 11 (29.73%) VPN
10 11 (29.73%) DNS
10 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
11 10 (27.03%) IPsec
11 10 (27.03%) Change Management
11 10 (27.03%) Cryptography
11 10 (27.03%) SIEM
11 10 (27.03%) Capacity Management
11 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
12 9 (24.32%) Driving Licence
12 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
12 9 (24.32%) Security Patching

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 3 (8.11%) Apache
1 3 (8.11%) JBoss
1 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) Internet
3 16 (43.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (40.54%) LAN
4 15 (40.54%) SSL
4 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
5 14 (37.84%) Network Security
6 11 (29.73%) DNS
6 11 (29.73%) VPN
6 11 (29.73%) WAN
7 10 (27.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (27.03%) IPsec
8 9 (24.32%) MPLS
8 9 (24.32%) SNMP
9 8 (21.62%) DHCP
10 5 (13.51%) ADSL
10 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
10 5 (13.51%) ICMP
10 5 (13.51%) PSTN
10 5 (13.51%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 14 (37.84%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Network Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Network Security Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Security Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Information Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) CISSP Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Monitoring Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Security Monitoring Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
2 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.03%) Cryptography
2 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
3 9 (24.32%) Driving Licence
4 6 (16.22%) Virtual Team
5 5 (13.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (13.51%) RSA SecurID
6 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
7 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (2.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Unix
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows NT
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) VMS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Information Security
2 19 (51.35%) ITIL
3 15 (40.54%) Project Management
4 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
5 13 (35.14%) Problem Management
6 10 (27.03%) Capacity Management
6 10 (27.03%) Change Management
6 10 (27.03%) SIEM
7 9 (24.32%) Security Patching
8 6 (16.22%) Change Control
8 6 (16.22%) Network Management
9 5 (13.51%) Analytics
9 5 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
9 5 (13.51%) Information Assurance
9 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
9 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (13.51%) Use Case
9 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Perl
1 4 (10.81%) Python
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) CISSP
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
3 5 (13.51%) CCNA
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.51%) CISM
3 5 (13.51%) GIAC
4 4 (10.81%) CEH
4 4 (10.81%) CISA
4 4 (10.81%) GCIH
4 4 (10.81%) ISACA
5 3 (8.11%) CCNP
5 3 (8.11%) RHCSA
5 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.41%) HND
6 2 (5.41%) MCSE
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.70%) GCED
7 1 (2.70%) MCP
7 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
2 6 (16.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.70%) ISO27002
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (5.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (5.41%) QRadar
4 1 (2.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco
2 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
2 5 (13.51%) Cyberoam
2 5 (13.51%) F5
2 5 (13.51%) Juniper
2 5 (13.51%) Palo Alto
3 4 (10.81%) Qualys
3 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
4 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.41%) Splunk
5 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
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