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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 404 439 460
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +21
Contract jobs citing Security Management 200 149 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 95 74
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £251 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £563 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +47.05%
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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
41497 39075 36704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.31% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27575 24692 22997
Average daily rate £425 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1093 1036
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.12 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.52% -19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 74 £475 +1.87% 21
South East +13 63 £400 -4.19% 13
East of England +16 17 £514 +8.15% 2
North West -38 12 £475 +11.76% 1
East Midlands -7 9 £218 -51.69% 1
South West -14 8 £413 +5.76% 4
West Midlands +8 7 £463 - 1
North East -20 6 £320 -32.63%
Midlands - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire -30 1 £550 +189.47% 2
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Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Security Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Management.

1 200 (54.20%) Information Security
2 142 (38.48%) Information Security Management
3 135 (36.59%) CISSP
4 115 (31.17%) Finance
5 111 (30.08%) Management Information System
6 105 (28.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 79 (21.41%) Firewall
8 72 (19.51%) Security Cleared
9 69 (18.70%) ITIL
10 65 (17.62%) CISM
11 62 (16.80%) ISMS
12 56 (15.18%) Windows
12 56 (15.18%) Linux
13 53 (14.36%) Change Management
14 52 (14.09%) SIEM
15 49 (13.28%) SC Cleared
16 47 (12.74%) PCI DSS
17 45 (12.20%) Risk Management
17 45 (12.20%) Cyber Security
18 44 (11.92%) Microsoft
19 43 (11.65%) Project Management
20 38 (10.30%) Data Protection
21 37 (10.03%) UNIX
21 37 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
22 35 (9.49%) Penetration Testing
23 34 (9.21%) VPN
24 33 (8.94%) VMware
25 30 (8.13%) Degree
25 30 (8.13%) Security Architecture
25 30 (8.13%) Vulnerability Management

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Security Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (4.07%) Apache
2 12 (3.25%) IIS
2 12 (3.25%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.98%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.63%) Node.js
6 5 (1.36%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.36%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.08%) Tuxedo
7 4 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (1.08%) AquaLogic
7 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.54%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.27%) Confluence
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 26 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.88%) MS Office
3 11 (2.98%) MS Project
3 11 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.27%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.54%) SaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Office 365
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 79 (21.41%) Firewall
2 34 (9.21%) VPN
3 27 (7.32%) Network Security
4 22 (5.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (5.42%) DNS
6 18 (4.88%) LAN
7 17 (4.61%) LDAP
7 17 (4.61%) WAN
8 15 (4.07%) TCP/IP
9 10 (2.71%) SSL
10 8 (2.17%) SAN
11 7 (1.90%) Internet
11 7 (1.90%) Wireless
12 6 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.63%) iSCSI
12 6 (1.63%) VoIP
12 6 (1.63%) DHCP
13 5 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.08%) VLAN
14 4 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.52%) DB2
2 13 (3.52%) MongoDB
2 13 (3.52%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.25%) DB2 UDB
4 10 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (2.17%) Big Data
7 6 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.08%) MySQL
9 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.27%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 12 (3.25%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.71%) Hudson
3 3 (0.81%) JIRA
4 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.27%) Ant
5 1 (0.27%) PVCS
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 115 (31.17%) Finance
2 27 (7.32%) Banking
3 12 (3.25%) Legal
4 11 (2.98%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.71%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.44%) Retail
6 9 (2.44%) Advertising
7 5 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.08%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.08%) Local Government
9 3 (0.81%) Marketing
9 3 (0.81%) Publishing
10 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.54%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (20.87%) Analyst
2 58 (15.72%) Security Analyst
3 52 (14.09%) Security Manager
4 50 (13.55%) Consultant
5 39 (10.57%) Security Consultant
6 29 (7.86%) Project Manager
7 25 (6.78%) Architect
7 25 (6.78%) IT Security Manager
8 23 (6.23%) Security Engineer
9 20 (5.42%) Information Security Analyst
9 20 (5.42%) Information Analyst
10 16 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (4.34%) Security Architect
11 15 (4.07%) Administrator
12 13 (3.52%) DBA
12 13 (3.52%) Security Specialist
12 13 (3.52%) Security Officer
13 10 (2.71%) Information Manager
13 10 (2.71%) Information Security Consultant
13 10 (2.71%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.34%) .NET
2 13 (3.52%) Middleware
3 12 (3.25%) XML
4 11 (2.98%) HTML
4 11 (2.98%) SOAP
5 4 (1.08%) J2EE
5 4 (1.08%) JSP
5 4 (1.08%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (0.81%) Web Services
7 1 (0.27%) Servlets
7 1 (0.27%) JDBC
7 1 (0.27%) SPML
7 1 (0.27%) Memcached
7 1 (0.27%) REST
7 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.27%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 111 (30.08%) Management Information System
2 37 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.78%) PKI
4 21 (5.69%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.34%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (4.07%) Economics
7 14 (3.79%) RMADS
8 10 (2.71%) AS400
9 9 (2.44%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.17%) Replication
11 7 (1.90%) CESG
11 7 (1.90%) CESG CLAS
11 7 (1.90%) Cryptography
11 7 (1.90%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.63%) Handset
13 5 (1.36%) CMDB
13 5 (1.36%) Smart Meter
13 5 (1.36%) LPAR
13 5 (1.36%) IBM Mainframe
14 4 (1.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.18%) Windows
1 56 (15.18%) Linux
2 37 (10.03%) UNIX
3 14 (3.79%) AIX
3 14 (3.79%) Solaris
4 9 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.08%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.08%) OS/390
8 2 (0.54%) Debian
8 2 (0.54%) OS/400
9 1 (0.27%) Android
9 1 (0.27%) zOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (54.20%) Information Security
2 142 (38.48%) Information Security Management
3 69 (18.70%) ITIL
4 62 (16.80%) ISMS
5 53 (14.36%) Change Management
6 52 (14.09%) SIEM
7 45 (12.20%) Cyber Security
7 45 (12.20%) Risk Management
8 43 (11.65%) Project Management
9 38 (10.30%) Data Protection
10 35 (9.49%) Penetration Testing
11 30 (8.13%) Security Architecture
11 30 (8.13%) Vulnerability Management
12 28 (7.59%) Service Delivery
13 26 (7.05%) Incident Management
14 25 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (5.96%) PRINCE2
16 21 (5.69%) Risk Assessment
17 20 (5.42%) Security Testing
17 20 (5.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.86%) SQL
2 17 (4.61%) Java
3 14 (3.79%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.52%) VB
5 12 (3.25%) C
6 10 (2.71%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.17%) Perl
8 4 (1.08%) C++
9 3 (0.81%) Python
9 3 (0.81%) VBScript
10 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.54%) PHP
11 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.27%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.27%) Go
11 1 (0.27%) CLIST
11 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.27%) REXX
Qualifications
1 135 (36.59%) CISSP
2 72 (19.51%) Security Cleared
3 65 (17.62%) CISM
4 49 (13.28%) SC Cleared
5 30 (8.13%) Degree
6 28 (7.59%) CISA
7 14 (3.79%) ACSA
7 14 (3.79%) DV Cleared
8 12 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.90%) ISSAP
10 7 (1.90%) CEH
10 7 (1.90%) CCSA
10 7 (1.90%) CRISC
11 6 (1.63%) CCNA
12 5 (1.36%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.36%) CCSE
13 4 (1.08%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (1.08%) CCSP
13 4 (1.08%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (28.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (12.74%) PCI DSS
3 27 (7.32%) SLA
4 20 (5.42%) COBIT
5 6 (1.63%) COSO
6 4 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.08%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.81%) QA
7 3 (0.81%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.27%) GPG13
9 1 (0.27%) P3O
System Software
1 28 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.98%) VMware ESX
4 10 (2.71%) Docker
5 9 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.90%) vSphere
7 5 (1.36%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.36%) Snort
7 5 (1.36%) Squid
8 2 (0.54%) Xen
8 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.54%) GPFS
8 2 (0.54%) Ceph
9 1 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.27%) HDFS
9 1 (0.27%) NFS
9 1 (0.27%) RACF
9 1 (0.27%) Samba
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.52%) Puppet
1 13 (3.52%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.63%) Nessus
3 6 (1.63%) Nagios
4 5 (1.36%) Capistrano
4 5 (1.36%) Opsview
4 5 (1.36%) Icinga
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.81%) SCCM
6 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Control-M
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Rsyslog
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.94%) VMware
3 27 (7.32%) ArcSight
4 26 (7.05%) Oracle
5 25 (6.78%) Cisco
6 24 (6.50%) McAfee
7 17 (4.61%) IBM
8 13 (3.52%) CheckPoint
8 13 (3.52%) Sourcefire
9 12 (3.25%) Symantec
10 11 (2.98%) HP
11 10 (2.71%) Qualys
12 8 (2.17%) Citrix
12 8 (2.17%) Websense
13 7 (1.90%) Splunk
14 6 (1.63%) SAP
15 5 (1.36%) Nokia
15 5 (1.36%) Remedy
15 5 (1.36%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.36%) Tripwire
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