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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 396 434 410
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -24
Contract jobs citing Security Management 194 137 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 89 77
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£463 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.10 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+87.33% -
Security Management
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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
38825 37125 33654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.37% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25541 23575 20700
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1038 1126 1021
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
South East +32 94 £450 +12.50% 12
London +11 52 £475 +10.14% 19
North West -28 14 £475 +11.76%
East of England -1 12 £400 -8.57% 3
West Midlands +5 7 £433 -27.91% 3
South West +3 6 £425 +41.66% 3
East Midlands -10 3 - - 2
North East -16 1 - -
Yorkshire -24 1 - - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
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Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 171 (50.15%) Information Security
2 122 (35.78%) CISSP
3 110 (32.26%) Finance
4 108 (31.67%) Information Security Management
5 98 (28.74%) Management Information System
6 87 (25.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 78 (22.87%) Firewall
8 66 (19.35%) ITIL
9 65 (19.06%) Windows
10 55 (16.13%) ISMS
11 53 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
12 52 (15.25%) CISM
13 51 (14.96%) Risk Management
13 51 (14.96%) Security Cleared
14 43 (12.61%) Linux
15 41 (12.02%) Project Management
15 41 (12.02%) Active Directory
15 41 (12.02%) PCI DSS
16 40 (11.73%) Change Management
17 39 (11.44%) Microsoft
18 36 (10.56%) SC Cleared
18 36 (10.56%) SIEM
19 35 (10.26%) VMware
20 32 (9.38%) UNIX
20 32 (9.38%) VPN
21 31 (9.09%) MS Excel
21 31 (9.09%) Cisco
21 31 (9.09%) CISA
21 31 (9.09%) Data Protection
21 31 (9.09%) Penetration Testing

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 18 (5.28%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.93%) Apache
4 8 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.05%) IIS
6 6 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.76%) Node.js
7 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.59%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.59%) SAS
9 2 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.29%) CICS
10 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.87%) MS Office
3 10 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.64%) MS Project
5 6 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.88%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.29%) Summit
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.17%) SaaS
3 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.59%) Office 365
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (22.87%) Firewall
2 32 (9.38%) VPN
3 25 (7.33%) Network Security
4 23 (6.74%) DNS
5 22 (6.45%) LAN
5 22 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (6.16%) WAN
7 18 (5.28%) LDAP
8 13 (3.81%) DHCP
9 11 (3.23%) TCP/IP
9 11 (3.23%) Wireless
10 9 (2.64%) SAN
10 9 (2.64%) Internet
11 6 (1.76%) DMZ
11 6 (1.76%) SSL
11 6 (1.76%) VoIP
11 6 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.76%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (1.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.81%) DB2
2 12 (3.52%) DB2 UDB
3 10 (2.93%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.05%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.76%) Big Data
5 6 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.17%) Data Mart
7 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.05%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.47%) PowerDesigner
2 5 (1.47%) ERwin
2 5 (1.47%) Hudson
3 3 (0.88%) JIRA
4 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) Ant
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 110 (32.26%) Finance
2 21 (6.16%) Banking
3 12 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.23%) Legal
5 10 (2.93%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.64%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.05%) Local Government
7 7 (2.05%) Retail
8 6 (1.76%) Games
8 6 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.17%) Publishing
10 3 (0.88%) Advertising
10 3 (0.88%) Electronics
10 3 (0.88%) Marketing
11 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (24.05%) Analyst
2 57 (16.72%) Security Analyst
3 51 (14.96%) Consultant
4 47 (13.78%) Security Manager
5 42 (12.32%) Security Consultant
6 32 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 23 (6.74%) Architect
8 20 (5.87%) Information Analyst
8 20 (5.87%) Information Security Analyst
9 16 (4.69%) Security Engineer
10 15 (4.40%) Security Architect
10 15 (4.40%) IT Security Manager
11 14 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.81%) Administrator
12 13 (3.81%) Information Manager
12 13 (3.81%) Information Security Manager
13 12 (3.52%) IT Security Analyst
14 8 (2.35%) Information Security Consultant
14 8 (2.35%) Support Engineer
15 7 (2.05%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.69%) .NET
2 11 (3.23%) XML
2 11 (3.23%) SOAP
2 11 (3.23%) HTML
3 10 (2.93%) Middleware
4 9 (2.64%) Web Services
5 1 (0.29%) ISPF
5 1 (0.29%) SPML
5 1 (0.29%) REST
5 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.29%) JDBC
5 1 (0.29%) JSP
5 1 (0.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 98 (28.74%) Management Information System
2 53 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.04%) Data Centre
4 21 (6.16%) PKI
5 16 (4.69%) Economics
6 15 (4.40%) Mainframe
7 14 (4.11%) AS400
8 12 (3.52%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (2.64%) Cryptography
10 8 (2.35%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.76%) Replication
11 6 (1.76%) PMI
11 6 (1.76%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.47%) NHS
12 5 (1.47%) Smart Meter
12 5 (1.47%) LPAR
13 4 (1.17%) Handset
14 3 (0.88%) DTV
14 3 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 65 (19.06%) Windows
2 43 (12.61%) Linux
3 32 (9.38%) UNIX
4 13 (3.81%) Solaris
5 12 (3.52%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.93%) AIX
7 7 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.76%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.88%) VME
10 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.59%) OS/400
10 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.29%) Debian
11 1 (0.29%) zOS
11 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (50.15%) Information Security
2 108 (31.67%) Information Security Management
3 66 (19.35%) ITIL
4 55 (16.13%) ISMS
5 51 (14.96%) Risk Management
6 41 (12.02%) Project Management
7 40 (11.73%) Change Management
8 36 (10.56%) SIEM
9 31 (9.09%) Data Protection
9 31 (9.09%) Cyber Security
9 31 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
10 26 (7.62%) Vulnerability Management
11 25 (7.33%) Incident Management
12 23 (6.74%) Security Architecture
13 22 (6.45%) Service Management
14 21 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (5.87%) Business Continuity
15 20 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (5.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (5.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.80%) SQL
2 14 (4.11%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.81%) VB
3 13 (3.81%) Java
4 7 (2.05%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.47%) Python
6 4 (1.17%) Perl
6 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.88%) C
7 3 (0.88%) VBScript
8 2 (0.59%) Ruby
9 1 (0.29%) JCL
9 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.29%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.29%) REXX
9 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.29%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 122 (35.78%) CISSP
2 52 (15.25%) CISM
3 51 (14.96%) Security Cleared
4 36 (10.56%) SC Cleared
5 31 (9.09%) CISA
6 29 (8.50%) Degree
7 16 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (3.52%) CRISC
9 10 (2.93%) ACSA
9 10 (2.93%) ISSAP
10 8 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.05%) PMI Certification
11 7 (2.05%) CCIE
11 7 (2.05%) CCSA
12 6 (1.76%) MCSE
12 6 (1.76%) CCNA
12 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.47%) CCSE
14 4 (1.17%) GCIA
14 4 (1.17%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (25.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (12.02%) PCI DSS
3 29 (8.50%) SLA
4 13 (3.81%) COBIT
5 6 (1.76%) COSO
6 5 (1.47%) QA
7 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.29%) BS25999
8 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.29%) GPG13
8 1 (0.29%) P3O
System Software
1 41 (12.02%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.35%) vSphere
4 7 (2.05%) ISA Server
5 6 (1.76%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.47%) Snort
6 5 (1.47%) Squid
6 5 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.47%) Docker
6 5 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.59%) GPFS
7 2 (0.59%) Ceph
8 1 (0.29%) HDFS
8 1 (0.29%) vCloud
8 1 (0.29%) KVM
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.29%) RACF
8 1 (0.29%) Xen
8 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.93%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (2.64%) Nagios
3 8 (2.35%) Puppet
4 6 (1.76%) Opsview
5 5 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.17%) Capistrano
6 4 (1.17%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.17%) Icinga
7 3 (0.88%) Ansible
7 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.88%) Nessus
7 3 (0.88%) SCCM
7 3 (0.88%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.59%) collectd
8 2 (0.59%) Graphite
Vendors
1 39 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.26%) VMware
3 31 (9.09%) Cisco
4 21 (6.16%) Oracle
5 19 (5.57%) McAfee
6 16 (4.69%) HP
7 15 (4.40%) ArcSight
8 13 (3.81%) CheckPoint
9 12 (3.52%) IBM
10 11 (3.23%) Citrix
10 11 (3.23%) Sourcefire
11 8 (2.35%) Splunk
11 8 (2.35%) Cyber-Ark
12 7 (2.05%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.05%) SAP
13 6 (1.76%) Aruba
14 5 (1.47%) F5
14 5 (1.47%) Nokia
14 5 (1.47%) Symantec
15 4 (1.17%) Websense
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