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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 610 593 579
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 19 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.043% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.053% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Median daily rate £413 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £493 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50
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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £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 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 £448 -
South East -7 5 £337 -15.75% 1
East of England - 4 £275 -
London +3 2 £402 -30.17% 4
South West 0 1 - -
Computer Security
UK

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 21 (55.26%) Firewall
2 18 (47.37%) Information Security
2 18 (47.37%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (44.74%) Incident Management
3 17 (44.74%) ITIL
4 15 (39.47%) Windows
5 14 (36.84%) Internet
5 14 (36.84%) Network Security
6 13 (34.21%) SSL
6 13 (34.21%) LAN
6 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
7 12 (31.58%) Linux
7 12 (31.58%) Project Management
7 12 (31.58%) Problem Management
7 12 (31.58%) SIEM
8 10 (26.32%) Management Information System
8 10 (26.32%) CISSP
8 10 (26.32%) DNS
9 9 (23.68%) VPN
9 9 (23.68%) WAN
9 9 (23.68%) Cisco
9 9 (23.68%) IPsec
9 9 (23.68%) Cryptography
9 9 (23.68%) Capacity Management
9 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (21.05%) Security Patching
10 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
10 8 (21.05%) PCI DSS
10 8 (21.05%) MPLS

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 (7.89%) Apache
1 3 (7.89%) JBoss
1 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) Firewall
2 18 (47.37%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (36.84%) Internet
3 14 (36.84%) Network Security
4 13 (34.21%) LAN
4 13 (34.21%) SSL
4 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
5 10 (26.32%) DNS
6 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (23.68%) IPsec
6 9 (23.68%) VPN
6 9 (23.68%) WAN
7 8 (21.05%) MPLS
7 8 (21.05%) SNMP
8 7 (18.42%) DHCP
9 4 (10.53%) ADSL
9 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
9 4 (10.53%) ICMP
9 4 (10.53%) ISDN
9 4 (10.53%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Network Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Network Security Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Security Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) CISSP Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Information Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Monitoring Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Security Monitoring Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 9 (23.68%) Cryptography
3 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
4 7 (18.42%) Driving Licence
5 6 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (13.16%) RSA SecurID
6 5 (13.16%) Virtual Team
7 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
9 1 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (2.63%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Unix
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.63%) VMS
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Information Security
2 17 (44.74%) Incident Management
2 17 (44.74%) ITIL
3 12 (31.58%) Problem Management
3 12 (31.58%) Project Management
3 12 (31.58%) SIEM
4 9 (23.68%) Capacity Management
5 8 (21.05%) Change Management
5 8 (21.05%) Security Patching
6 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (13.16%) Analytics
7 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (13.16%) Change Control
7 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (13.16%) Information Assurance
7 5 (13.16%) Network Management
7 5 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (13.16%) Security Operations
7 5 (13.16%) Use Case
7 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Perl
1 4 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) CISSP
2 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 5 (13.16%) GIAC
3 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) CCNP
4 4 (10.53%) CEH
4 4 (10.53%) CISA
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.53%) CISM
4 4 (10.53%) GCIH
4 4 (10.53%) ISACA
5 3 (7.89%) CCNA
5 3 (7.89%) RHCSA
6 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.26%) GCIA
6 2 (5.26%) GSEC
6 2 (5.26%) SANS
6 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) GCFA
7 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 6 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.63%) ISO27002
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Snort
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (7.89%) QRadar
2 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.63%) RSA Archer
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco
2 6 (15.79%) Juniper
3 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
3 5 (13.16%) Palo Alto
4 4 (10.53%) ArcSight
4 4 (10.53%) F5
4 4 (10.53%) Qualys
4 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.89%) Cyberoam
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Splunk
7 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.63%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.63%) VMware
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