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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 577 584 563
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 25 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.024% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.031% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
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£425 £395 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +110.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £448 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £188
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +108.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
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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
40868 38382 35686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.95% 76.47% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27032 24152 22151
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1107 1116 1036
Average hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.78 £13.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.04 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Security across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -1 15 £400 -11.11% 2
South West -5 5 £550 +41.02% 2
London +11 4 £575 +35.29% 4
Midlands - 1 - -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Computer Security also 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 that cited Computer Security.

1 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (42.42%) Tomcat
2 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) HTML
4 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (33.33%) MySQL
4 11 (33.33%) Oracle
4 11 (33.33%) Firewall
4 11 (33.33%) Network Security
4 11 (33.33%) Web Development
5 10 (30.30%) Java EE
5 10 (30.30%) JSON
5 10 (30.30%) JIRA
5 10 (30.30%) jQuery
5 10 (30.30%) RESTful
5 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
5 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (30.30%) TDD
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
5 10 (30.30%) CSS
5 10 (30.30%) JDBC
5 10 (30.30%) Web Services
5 10 (30.30%) XML
5 10 (30.30%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) Linux
5 10 (30.30%) JBoss
5 10 (30.30%) Progress
5 10 (30.30%) HTTP

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Computer Security also 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 that cited Computer Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (42.42%) Tomcat
2 10 (30.30%) Confluence
2 10 (30.30%) JBoss
3 4 (12.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) SoftLayer
2 4 (12.12%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
1 11 (33.33%) Network Security
2 10 (30.30%) HTTP
3 9 (27.27%) VPN
3 9 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (21.21%) SSL
5 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 5 (15.15%) Intranet
7 4 (12.12%) SNMP
7 4 (12.12%) Wireless
8 3 (9.09%) IPsec
8 3 (9.09%) LAN
8 3 (9.09%) WAN
8 3 (9.09%) Internet
9 1 (3.03%) SSH
9 1 (3.03%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) MySQL
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
2 10 (30.30%) JIRA
2 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (15.15%) Military
2 3 (9.09%) Publishing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Security Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Network Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) HTML
2 10 (30.30%) CSS
2 10 (30.30%) JDBC
2 10 (30.30%) Web Services
2 10 (30.30%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) jQuery
2 10 (30.30%) RESTful
2 10 (30.30%) HTML5
2 10 (30.30%) CSS3
2 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
2 10 (30.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (30.30%) Java EE
2 10 (30.30%) JSON
3 9 (27.27%) Spring
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (12.12%) Grails
5 3 (9.09%) J2EE
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Cryptography
2 4 (12.12%) PKI
2 4 (12.12%) Statistics
3 3 (9.09%) SecurID
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (33.33%) Web Development
3 10 (30.30%) BDD
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (24.24%) SIEM
5 7 (21.21%) Computer Forensics
6 6 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (15.15%) Web Design
7 5 (15.15%) Information Security
8 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.12%) DevOps
8 4 (12.12%) Analytics
8 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
9 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
4 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CISA
4 1 (3.03%) GCIA
4 1 (3.03%) GSEC
4 1 (3.03%) MCTS
4 1 (3.03%) HND
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
1 4 (12.12%) Vagrant
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Progress
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco
4 8 (24.24%) Juniper
5 7 (21.21%) ArcSight
6 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
7 4 (12.12%) Splunk
8 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.03%) Citrix
10 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
10 1 (3.03%) CA
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