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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 615 602 570
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -32
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 16 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.016% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.020% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
41645 40103 38723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.71% 79.12% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27844 25420 24585
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 911 1177 1144
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 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 4 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 - 1
South East -4 6 £335 -16.25% 4
London - 2 £541 - 3
South West 0 1 £275 -45.00% 2
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 30 (75.00%) Firewall
2 25 (62.50%) Information Security
2 25 (62.50%) ITIL
3 22 (55.00%) Incident Management
4 21 (52.50%) PCI DSS
5 20 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 20 (50.00%) Internet
6 19 (47.50%) Project Management
6 19 (47.50%) Cisco
7 18 (45.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 17 (42.50%) Management Information System
8 17 (42.50%) CISSP
9 16 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (40.00%) DNS
10 15 (37.50%) Cryptography
11 14 (35.00%) Change Management
11 14 (35.00%) LAN
11 14 (35.00%) Problem Management
11 14 (35.00%) Data Centre
12 13 (32.50%) Driving Licence
12 13 (32.50%) Security Patching
12 13 (32.50%) Capacity Management
12 13 (32.50%) WAN
12 13 (32.50%) SSL
12 13 (32.50%) MPLS
13 12 (30.00%) DHCP
13 12 (30.00%) Windows
13 12 (30.00%) Network Security
14 11 (27.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (27.50%) Linux

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 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) JBoss
1 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (75.00%) Firewall
2 20 (50.00%) Internet
2 20 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (45.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (40.00%) DNS
5 14 (35.00%) LAN
6 13 (32.50%) MPLS
6 13 (32.50%) SSL
6 13 (32.50%) WAN
7 12 (30.00%) DHCP
7 12 (30.00%) Network Security
8 11 (27.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (27.50%) IPsec
9 10 (25.00%) SNMP
10 9 (22.50%) ADSL
10 9 (22.50%) Ethernet
10 9 (22.50%) ICMP
10 9 (22.50%) ISDN
10 9 (22.50%) PSTN
10 9 (22.50%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Law
2 1 (2.50%) Online Betting
2 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Security Specialist
2 6 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Network Support
3 5 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) CISSP Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Management Information System
2 15 (37.50%) Cryptography
3 14 (35.00%) Data Centre
4 13 (32.50%) Driving Licence
5 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
8 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (2.50%) FMCG
9 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
9 1 (2.50%) NHS
9 1 (2.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Unix
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Windows NT
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) VMS
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Information Security
1 25 (62.50%) ITIL
2 22 (55.00%) Incident Management
3 19 (47.50%) Project Management
4 14 (35.00%) Change Management
4 14 (35.00%) Problem Management
5 13 (32.50%) Capacity Management
5 13 (32.50%) Security Patching
6 11 (27.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (25.00%) Network Management
7 10 (25.00%) Security Management
7 10 (25.00%) SIEM
8 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
8 9 (22.50%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (15.00%) Data Security
10 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 5 (12.50%) Information Assurance
10 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 4 (10.00%) Server Hardening
12 3 (7.50%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Python
2 4 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) CISSP
2 16 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (27.50%) CCNA
3 11 (27.50%) CEH
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (17.50%) CISA
5 7 (17.50%) MCSA
6 6 (15.00%) CISM
6 6 (15.00%) Degree
7 5 (12.50%) CCNP
7 5 (12.50%) GIAC
8 4 (10.00%) GCIH
8 4 (10.00%) ISACA
8 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (7.50%) RHCSA
10 2 (5.00%) CCIE
10 2 (5.00%) HND
10 2 (5.00%) MCSE
11 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (52.50%) PCI DSS
2 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (17.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (7.50%) ISO 9000
5 1 (2.50%) ISO27002
5 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Snort
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (5.00%) QRadar
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco
2 9 (22.50%) Cyberoam
2 9 (22.50%) F5
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) Splunk
5 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) HP
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £330 to £374 per day . 3 Months+ contract.
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Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £330 to £374 per day . Contract length: 3 months +
Posted: Yesterday