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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
UK / England
Rank 558 585 576
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 16 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.055% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.066% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 5
Median daily rate £400 £352 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £420 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £340 £413
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -17.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £8.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £8.79

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
34237 39508 37993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.86% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22891 26199 24367
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 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1079 1033
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +11 6 £420 +25.37% 3
South West +8 5 £360 +30.90% 1
North West - 4 £383 -
Yorkshire +14 1 £400 -3.61% 1
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 29 (55.77%) Information Security
2 28 (53.85%) Firewall
3 21 (40.38%) Management Information System
3 21 (40.38%) Windows
3 21 (40.38%) CISSP
4 20 (38.46%) SIEM
5 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
5 17 (32.69%) Project Management
6 16 (30.77%) DNS
7 15 (28.85%) Internet
7 15 (28.85%) ITIL
7 15 (28.85%) Unix
7 15 (28.85%) Python
7 15 (28.85%) Change Management
7 15 (28.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (28.85%) Incident Management
8 14 (26.92%) Cryptography
9 13 (25.00%) MPLS
9 13 (25.00%) Problem Management
9 13 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 13 (25.00%) Capacity Management
9 13 (25.00%) Security Patching
9 13 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 12 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (23.08%) Cisco
10 12 (23.08%) Linux
10 12 (23.08%) SQL
11 11 (21.15%) WAN
11 11 (21.15%) LAN
11 11 (21.15%) Network Monitoring

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 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) JBoss
3 3 (5.77%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) SaaS
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (53.85%) Firewall
2 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
3 16 (30.77%) DNS
4 15 (28.85%) Internet
4 15 (28.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (25.00%) MPLS
6 11 (21.15%) LAN
6 11 (21.15%) WAN
7 10 (19.23%) DHCP
8 9 (17.31%) Network Security
9 6 (11.54%) ADSL
9 6 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (11.54%) Ethernet
9 6 (11.54%) HSRP
9 6 (11.54%) ICMP
9 6 (11.54%) ISDN
9 6 (11.54%) PSTN
9 6 (11.54%) SNMP
9 6 (11.54%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Redis
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) French Language
4 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Security Specialist
4 6 (11.54%) SOC Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) CISSP Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) SIEM Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) 802.1X
2 5 (9.62%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (5.77%) RESTful
3 3 (5.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Management Information System
2 13 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (21.15%) Driving Licence
4 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
5 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.77%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.92%) CESG
8 1 (1.92%) EPoS
8 1 (1.92%) Social Media
8 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Unix
3 12 (23.08%) Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) Android
5 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.77%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Information Security
2 20 (38.46%) SIEM
3 17 (32.69%) Project Management
4 15 (28.85%) Change Management
4 15 (28.85%) Incident Management
4 15 (28.85%) ITIL
5 14 (26.92%) Cryptography
6 13 (25.00%) Capacity Management
6 13 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 13 (25.00%) Security Patching
7 12 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (21.15%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (19.23%) Information Assurance
9 10 (19.23%) Security Operations
10 9 (17.31%) Security Testing
11 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (13.46%) Server Hardening
11 7 (13.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
12 6 (11.54%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) Python
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 7 (13.46%) C#
3 7 (13.46%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.77%) VB
5 3 (5.77%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) CISSP
2 10 (19.23%) GIAC
3 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
5 6 (11.54%) CCNP
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (11.54%) GCIH
5 6 (11.54%) SANS
6 5 (9.62%) CCNA
6 5 (9.62%) Degree
7 4 (7.69%) CISA
7 4 (7.69%) SSCP
8 3 (5.77%) CISM
8 3 (5.77%) RHCSA
9 2 (3.85%) CEH
9 2 (3.85%) CREST Certified
9 2 (3.85%) GCFA
9 2 (3.85%) GPEN
9 2 (3.85%) OSCP
10 1 (1.92%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (13.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (9.62%) PMO
4 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.92%) QA
5 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
1 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Puppet
1 7 (13.46%) WSUS
2 6 (11.54%) CSIRT
2 6 (11.54%) Nessus
3 5 (9.62%) QRadar
4 4 (7.69%) Kibana
4 4 (7.69%) logstash
5 3 (5.77%) AirWatch
5 3 (5.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (5.77%) SCCM
6 2 (3.85%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Cisco
2 11 (21.15%) LogRhythm
3 10 (19.23%) VMware
4 7 (13.46%) Fortinet
5 6 (11.54%) AppSense
5 6 (11.54%) Brocade
5 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
5 6 (11.54%) F5
5 6 (11.54%) Palo Alto
5 6 (11.54%) Splunk
6 5 (9.62%) Apple
6 5 (9.62%) Cyberoam
6 5 (9.62%) IBM
7 4 (7.69%) HP
8 3 (5.77%) LANDesk
8 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.92%) arcserve
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle
9 1 (1.92%) RapidMiner
9 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
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