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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 554 571 568
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 35 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.016% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 0
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £395 -
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 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 -
Computer Security
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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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 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 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 21 £413 - 2
London +23 7 £500 +17.64% 7
South West -7 5 £413 +5.76% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2
Computer Security
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Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 21 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (51.28%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
3 19 (48.72%) Tomcat
4 13 (33.33%) Linux
4 13 (33.33%) HTML
4 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (33.33%) SQL
4 13 (33.33%) MySQL
4 13 (33.33%) Web Development
4 13 (33.33%) Spring
4 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.77%) TDD
5 12 (30.77%) jQuery
5 12 (30.77%) Oracle
5 12 (30.77%) Web Services
5 12 (30.77%) CSS
5 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 12 (30.77%) BDD
6 11 (28.21%) CSS3
6 11 (28.21%) Confluence
6 11 (28.21%) HTML5
6 11 (28.21%) RESTful
6 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
6 11 (28.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (28.21%) JDBC
6 11 (28.21%) JBoss
6 11 (28.21%) XML
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
6 11 (28.21%) Java

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 19 (48.72%) Tomcat
2 11 (28.21%) Confluence
2 11 (28.21%) JBoss
3 8 (20.51%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (51.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.51%) SoftLayer
2 8 (20.51%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) HTTP
1 11 (28.21%) VPN
1 11 (28.21%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (25.64%) Network Security
2 10 (25.64%) Firewall
3 9 (23.08%) SSL
4 8 (20.51%) SNMP
4 8 (20.51%) Wireless
5 5 (12.82%) Intranet
6 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.56%) LAN
7 1 (2.56%) WAN
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) IPsec
7 1 (2.56%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MySQL
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
2 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 11 (28.21%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) RSpec
4 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (12.82%) Military
2 3 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Security Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Network Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Architect
10 1 (2.56%) Trainer
10 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
10 1 (2.56%) Migration Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) IT Trainer
10 1 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Security Architect
10 1 (2.56%) Risk Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) HTML
1 13 (33.33%) Spring
2 12 (30.77%) CSS
2 12 (30.77%) Web Services
2 12 (30.77%) jQuery
3 11 (28.21%) XML
3 11 (28.21%) JDBC
3 11 (28.21%) Java EE
3 11 (28.21%) JSON
3 11 (28.21%) RESTful
3 11 (28.21%) HTML5
3 11 (28.21%) CSS3
3 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
3 11 (28.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (20.51%) Grails
6 3 (7.69%) J2EE
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.56%) .NET
7 1 (2.56%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Cryptography
2 8 (20.51%) PKI
2 8 (20.51%) Statistics
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) FMCG
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (33.33%) Web Development
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) TDD
3 12 (30.77%) BDD
4 9 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (23.08%) SIEM
4 9 (23.08%) DevOps
5 8 (20.51%) Analytics
5 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (20.51%) Computer Forensics
5 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.82%) Web Design
6 5 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Cyber Security
8 3 (7.69%) Information Security
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL
9 2 (5.13%) SOA
9 2 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) Ruby
4 9 (23.08%) Python
5 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) CISSP
4 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) CISA
4 2 (5.13%) GCIA
4 2 (5.13%) GSEC
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) HND
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Nagios
1 8 (20.51%) Puppet
1 8 (20.51%) Vagrant
1 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 11 (28.21%) Progress
3 8 (20.51%) Splunk
3 8 (20.51%) ArcSight
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 6 (15.38%) Juniper
6 5 (12.82%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix
8 1 (2.56%) CA
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.56%) IBM
8 1 (2.56%) SAP
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