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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 606 603 566
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -37
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 11 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.012% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.015% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Median daily rate £385 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £433 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £463 £395
% change year-on-year
-19.45% +17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.50 -
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
40315 38993 38117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.10% 79.28% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26990 25067 24411
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 894 1117 1167
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Yorkshire - 7 £398 -
South East -5 2 £337 - 2
London - 2 £541 - 4
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (75.68%) Firewall
2 24 (64.86%) ITIL
3 23 (62.16%) Information Security
4 22 (59.46%) Incident Management
5 20 (54.05%) PCI DSS
6 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
6 19 (51.35%) Cisco
6 19 (51.35%) Internet
6 19 (51.35%) Project Management
7 16 (43.24%) DNS
7 16 (43.24%) CISSP
7 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (43.24%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
9 14 (37.84%) Change Management
9 14 (37.84%) Cryptography
9 14 (37.84%) Problem Management
9 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
10 13 (35.14%) Security Patching
10 13 (35.14%) Driving Licence
10 13 (35.14%) Capacity Management
10 13 (35.14%) SSL
10 13 (35.14%) MPLS
10 13 (35.14%) LAN
11 12 (32.43%) WAN
11 12 (32.43%) DHCP
11 12 (32.43%) Network Security
12 11 (29.73%) Ethical Hacking
12 11 (29.73%) CEH
12 11 (29.73%) IPsec

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
2 1 (2.70%) 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 28 (75.68%) Firewall
2 19 (51.35%) Internet
2 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
3 16 (43.24%) DNS
3 16 (43.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (35.14%) LAN
4 13 (35.14%) MPLS
4 13 (35.14%) SSL
5 12 (32.43%) DHCP
5 12 (32.43%) Network Security
5 12 (32.43%) WAN
6 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (29.73%) IPsec
7 10 (27.03%) SNMP
8 9 (24.32%) ADSL
8 9 (24.32%) Ethernet
8 9 (24.32%) ICMP
8 9 (24.32%) ISDN
8 9 (24.32%) PSTN
8 9 (24.32%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Security Specialist
2 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Support
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Support
3 5 (13.51%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Security Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Information Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
2 14 (37.84%) Cryptography
2 14 (37.84%) Data Centre
3 13 (35.14%) Driving Licence
4 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
7 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (5.41%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (2.70%) NHS
8 1 (2.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Unix
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows NT
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) ITIL
2 23 (62.16%) Information Security
3 22 (59.46%) Incident Management
4 19 (51.35%) Project Management
5 14 (37.84%) Change Management
5 14 (37.84%) Problem Management
6 13 (35.14%) Capacity Management
6 13 (35.14%) Security Patching
7 11 (29.73%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (27.03%) Network Management
9 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
9 9 (24.32%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (24.32%) Security Management
10 8 (21.62%) SIEM
11 6 (16.22%) Data Security
12 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
12 5 (13.51%) Information Assurance
12 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
13 4 (10.81%) Server Hardening
14 3 (8.11%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Perl
1 4 (10.81%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (43.24%) CISSP
2 11 (29.73%) CCNA
2 11 (29.73%) CEH
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (18.92%) MCSA
5 6 (16.22%) CISA
5 6 (16.22%) Degree
6 5 (13.51%) CCNP
6 5 (13.51%) CISM
6 5 (13.51%) GIAC
7 4 (10.81%) GCIH
7 4 (10.81%) ISACA
8 3 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (8.11%) RHCSA
8 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.41%) CCIE
9 2 (5.41%) HND
9 2 (5.41%) MCSE
10 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (54.05%) PCI DSS
2 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (18.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (8.11%) ISO 9000
5 1 (2.70%) ISO27002
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) 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%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (5.41%) QRadar
4 1 (2.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco
2 9 (24.32%) Cyberoam
2 9 (24.32%) F5
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.41%) Juniper
5 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.41%) Splunk
5 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) SAP