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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 568 594 612
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +18
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 40 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.042% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.052% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 6
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £351 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £385 -
% change year-on-year
-5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £75.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 - £23.50
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
39017 40753 39816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.86% 81.41% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26180 26815 26337
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1222 1137
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.90 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
London +4 15 £425 -24.44% 2
South East +20 12 £362 -3.72% 1
South West +13 6 £363 -39.58% 1
North West - 4 £400 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 28 (49.12%) Firewall
1 28 (49.12%) Information Security
2 23 (40.35%) Management Information System
3 20 (35.09%) Windows
3 20 (35.09%) CISSP
4 19 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 18 (31.58%) ITIL
6 17 (29.82%) Project Management
6 17 (29.82%) Network Security
7 16 (28.07%) Cisco
8 15 (26.32%) Change Management
8 15 (26.32%) SIEM
9 14 (24.56%) Capacity Management
9 14 (24.56%) MPLS
9 14 (24.56%) Python
10 13 (22.81%) WAN
10 13 (22.81%) SQL
10 13 (22.81%) Internet
10 13 (22.81%) DNS
10 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
10 13 (22.81%) Cryptography
10 13 (22.81%) Security Patching
10 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
10 13 (22.81%) PCI DSS
10 13 (22.81%) Problem Management
11 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 12 (21.05%) LAN
12 11 (19.30%) Unix
12 11 (19.30%) DHCP

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 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) IIS
3 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) JBoss
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) SaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (49.12%) Firewall
2 19 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (29.82%) Network Security
4 14 (24.56%) MPLS
5 13 (22.81%) DNS
5 13 (22.81%) Internet
5 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
5 13 (22.81%) WAN
6 12 (21.05%) LAN
7 11 (19.30%) DHCP
8 9 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (15.79%) IPsec
8 9 (15.79%) SSL
9 8 (14.04%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (12.28%) Ethernet
10 7 (12.28%) HSRP
10 7 (12.28%) ICMP
10 7 (12.28%) PSTN
10 7 (12.28%) SNMP
10 7 (12.28%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Redis
3 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
1 3 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (3.51%) Military
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) French Language
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Analyst
2 18 (31.58%) Security Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) IT Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Network Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Security Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) 802.1X
2 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) ELK Stack
3 3 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) Management Information System
2 13 (22.81%) Cryptography
2 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
3 10 (17.54%) Driving Licence
4 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.26%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (3.51%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.75%) CESG
8 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.75%) EPoS
8 1 (1.75%) Social Media
8 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Unix
3 9 (15.79%) Linux
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.26%) Android
6 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.75%) VMS
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Information Security
2 19 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 18 (31.58%) ITIL
4 17 (29.82%) Project Management
5 15 (26.32%) Change Management
5 15 (26.32%) SIEM
6 14 (24.56%) Capacity Management
7 13 (22.81%) Problem Management
7 13 (22.81%) Security Patching
8 11 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (19.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (17.54%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (15.79%) Security Operations
10 9 (15.79%) Security Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Information Assurance
12 7 (12.28%) Load Balancing
12 7 (12.28%) Network Management
12 7 (12.28%) Patch Management
12 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) Python
2 13 (22.81%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) Java
4 6 (10.53%) C#
5 5 (8.77%) Perl
6 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.26%) VB
6 3 (5.26%) VBScript
7 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) CISSP
2 8 (14.04%) CCNP
2 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.04%) GIAC
2 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) SANS
3 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) CCNA
4 6 (10.53%) Degree
5 4 (7.02%) CISA
5 4 (7.02%) GCIH
6 3 (5.26%) CISM
6 3 (5.26%) SSCP
7 2 (3.51%) CEH
7 2 (3.51%) GCFA
7 2 (3.51%) GCIA
7 2 (3.51%) GPEN
7 2 (3.51%) GSEC
7 2 (3.51%) OSCP
7 2 (3.51%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.75%) QA
4 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Snort
4 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) WSUS
2 6 (10.53%) Nessus
2 6 (10.53%) Puppet
3 4 (7.02%) QRadar
4 3 (5.26%) AirWatch
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (5.26%) SCCM
5 2 (3.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (3.51%) Kibana
5 2 (3.51%) logstash
5 2 (3.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.51%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.75%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Cisco
2 10 (17.54%) VMware
3 9 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 9 (15.79%) LogRhythm
4 8 (14.04%) Fortinet
4 8 (14.04%) Palo Alto
5 7 (12.28%) F5
6 6 (10.53%) AppSense
6 6 (10.53%) Brocade
7 5 (8.77%) Cyberoam
8 4 (7.02%) HP
8 4 (7.02%) Juniper
8 4 (7.02%) Qualys
8 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.02%) Splunk
9 3 (5.26%) Apple
9 3 (5.26%) IBM
9 3 (5.26%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.51%) arcserve
10 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
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