The table below looks at the statistics for Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Management
Rank 469 428 467
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +39
Contract jobs citing Security Management 157 199 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.47% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 143 101
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £310 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £530 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.42% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £36.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 - £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £45.00
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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
41317 42757 40955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.43% 81.22% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27580 28391 26049
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1057 1189 1143
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Security Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Management across the England region.

Security Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Management across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Security Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the England region.

Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Security Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Management across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Security Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Security Management
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 Security Management within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
London +8 65 £453 -0.54% 14
South East -13 38 £450 +12.50% 7
North East -8 15 £280 -12.50% 2
South West +18 12 £225 -43.75% 2
North West +9 8 £475 - 3
East of England -3 6 £375 -27.18%
West Midlands -25 6 £400 +12.28% 5
Yorkshire +18 4 £450 -18.18% 2
East Midlands -19 3 £515 +58.46% 1
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Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management 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 Security Management.

1 203 (56.23%) Information Security
2 144 (39.89%) Information Security Management
3 121 (33.52%) CISSP
4 115 (31.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 102 (28.25%) Management Information System
6 90 (24.93%) Microsoft
7 84 (23.27%) ITIL
8 81 (22.44%) Windows
9 80 (22.16%) Risk Management
10 76 (21.05%) CISM
10 76 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 73 (20.22%) ISMS
12 68 (18.84%) PCI DSS
13 60 (16.62%) SC Cleared
14 57 (15.79%) Cisco
15 55 (15.24%) Active Directory
15 55 (15.24%) Finance
15 55 (15.24%) Firewall
16 48 (13.30%) Project Management
17 46 (12.74%) Data Protection
17 46 (12.74%) Cybersecurity
18 45 (12.47%) Security Architecture
19 41 (11.36%) Network Security
19 41 (11.36%) Security Operations
20 39 (10.80%) SIEM
20 39 (10.80%) Degree
20 39 (10.80%) Windows Server
21 38 (10.53%) Change Management
22 37 (10.25%) CISA
22 37 (10.25%) Unix

Security Management
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 20 (5.54%) IIS
2 18 (4.99%) Apache
2 18 (4.99%) MS Exchange
3 17 (4.71%) Tuxedo
3 17 (4.71%) WebSphere
4 16 (4.43%) MQSeries
4 16 (4.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 16 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (3.60%) Oracle Application Server
6 12 (3.32%) JBoss
6 12 (3.32%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.32%) WebLogic
7 11 (3.05%) AquaLogic
8 4 (1.11%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.26%) MS Office
3 10 (2.77%) MS Project
4 9 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.05%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (1.94%) SAP GRC
3 5 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.83%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.94%) IaaS
2 5 (1.39%) Office 365
3 3 (0.83%) PaaS
3 3 (0.83%) SaaS
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.24%) Firewall
2 41 (11.36%) Network Security
3 26 (7.20%) DNS
3 26 (7.20%) SSL
4 23 (6.37%) Internet
5 19 (5.26%) DHCP
5 19 (5.26%) LAN
6 18 (4.99%) WAN
7 15 (4.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (3.60%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.49%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (2.22%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (1.66%) SSH
11 6 (1.66%) VPN
12 5 (1.39%) SAN
12 5 (1.39%) Wireless
13 4 (1.11%) VoIP
14 3 (0.83%) CTI
14 3 (0.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.32%) MySQL
2 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.11%) Big Data
3 4 (1.11%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.83%) OLAP
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.55%) ActiveReports
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.55%) VLDB
6 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (15.24%) Finance
2 23 (6.37%) Legal
3 10 (2.77%) Banking
3 10 (2.77%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.66%) Law
5 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.28%) Advertising
6 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.28%) French Language
6 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (16.90%) Security Manager
2 59 (16.34%) Consultant
3 49 (13.57%) Security Consultant
4 45 (12.47%) Analyst
5 41 (11.36%) Architect
6 40 (11.08%) Security Analyst
7 35 (9.70%) Project Manager
8 32 (8.86%) Information Manager
8 32 (8.86%) Information Security Manager
9 30 (8.31%) Security Project Manager
10 26 (7.20%) Security Architect
11 22 (6.09%) Information Analyst
12 21 (5.82%) Information Security Analyst
13 20 (5.54%) Security Engineer
14 18 (4.99%) Information Security Consultant
15 13 (3.60%) Security Officer
16 12 (3.32%) Administrator
16 12 (3.32%) IT Manager
17 11 (3.05%) IT Security Manager
18 10 (2.77%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.82%) Middleware
2 16 (4.43%) IBM Integration Bus
3 13 (3.60%) J2EE
4 9 (2.49%) LAMP
5 7 (1.94%) .NET
6 6 (1.66%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.66%) JSP
7 4 (1.11%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.83%) WAMP
9 2 (0.55%) Web Services
10 1 (0.28%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.28%) OpenID
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.28%) REST
10 1 (0.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 102 (28.25%) Management Information System
2 23 (6.37%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.99%) CESG
5 16 (4.43%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.43%) PKI
6 14 (3.88%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (3.88%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (3.32%) PMI
8 10 (2.77%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.66%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.39%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.39%) Economics
10 5 (1.39%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.39%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.83%) FMCG
12 3 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 81 (22.44%) Windows
2 39 (10.80%) Windows Server
3 37 (10.25%) Unix
4 34 (9.42%) Linux
5 22 (6.09%) Solaris
6 21 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (5.54%) AIX
8 17 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (4.43%) OS/390
9 16 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.11%) CentOS
10 4 (1.11%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.83%) HPUX
11 3 (0.83%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.55%) Android
12 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (56.23%) Information Security
2 144 (39.89%) Information Security Management
3 84 (23.27%) ITIL
4 80 (22.16%) Risk Management
5 73 (20.22%) ISMS
6 48 (13.30%) Project Management
7 46 (12.74%) Cybersecurity
7 46 (12.74%) Data Protection
8 45 (12.47%) Security Architecture
9 41 (11.36%) Security Operations
10 39 (10.80%) SIEM
11 38 (10.53%) Change Management
12 34 (9.42%) Vulnerability Management
13 33 (9.14%) Configuration Management
13 33 (9.14%) Penetration Testing
14 32 (8.86%) PRINCE2
15 31 (8.59%) Information Assurance
16 30 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (8.31%) Service Delivery
17 28 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.76%) Java
2 19 (5.26%) C
3 17 (4.71%) Perl
4 15 (4.16%) C++
5 9 (2.49%) PHP
5 9 (2.49%) SQL
6 7 (1.94%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.11%) Python
9 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.55%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.55%) Ruby
10 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (33.52%) CISSP
2 76 (21.05%) CISM
2 76 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 60 (16.62%) SC Cleared
4 39 (10.80%) Degree
5 37 (10.25%) CISA
6 24 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (6.09%) CRISC
8 21 (5.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 20 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (4.43%) CESG Certified Professional
11 15 (4.16%) CCNP
12 13 (3.60%) MCSA
13 12 (3.32%) CCNA
13 12 (3.32%) PMI Certification
14 11 (3.05%) CCSP
15 8 (2.22%) CCDP
15 8 (2.22%) CLAS
15 8 (2.22%) IISP
16 7 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (31.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (18.84%) PCI DSS
3 27 (7.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 21 (5.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 18 (4.99%) COBIT
6 16 (4.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (3.60%) JSP 440
8 12 (3.32%) SLA
9 10 (2.77%) QA
10 9 (2.49%) Government Security Classifications
11 7 (1.94%) GPG13
12 5 (1.39%) GxP
12 5 (1.39%) ISO27002
13 4 (1.11%) ISAE 3402
13 4 (1.11%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.83%) RMADS
15 2 (0.55%) HMG Infosec
15 2 (0.55%) ISO22301
15 2 (0.55%) ISO27005
15 2 (0.55%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 55 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.60%) vSphere
4 7 (1.94%) Docker
5 6 (1.66%) UAG
6 4 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.55%) XenApp
8 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.28%) Corosync
8 1 (0.28%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (4.71%) Puppet
2 13 (3.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (2.49%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (1.66%) SELinux
5 5 (1.39%) Ansible
5 5 (1.39%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.11%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.83%) SCOM
8 2 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.55%) SCCM
8 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.28%) Kibana
9 1 (0.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 90 (24.93%) Microsoft
2 57 (15.79%) Cisco
3 35 (9.70%) VMware
4 34 (9.42%) Oracle
5 29 (8.03%) CheckPoint
6 26 (7.20%) Intel Security
7 23 (6.37%) Citrix
8 20 (5.54%) IBM
9 18 (4.99%) Symantec
10 15 (4.16%) Lumension
10 15 (4.16%) Red Hat
10 15 (4.16%) Sun
11 14 (3.88%) F5
12 13 (3.60%) Brocade
13 11 (3.05%) Axway
13 11 (3.05%) Fujitsu
14 7 (1.94%) BMC
14 7 (1.94%) Remedy
14 7 (1.94%) SAP
15 6 (1.66%) Qualys
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