The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 428 416 441
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Contract jobs citing Security Management 142 139 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.41% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 79 67
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£425 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £565 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - £12.60
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36184 34070 37593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.31% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22865 21114 22100
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1001 1360
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Security Management
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -28 40 £475 -1.04% 17
South East -7 37 £400 +1.91% 2
North West +12 27 £430 +2.38% 3
South West -28 14 £390 -35.00% 1
Yorkshire - 9 £365 - 1
East of England -14 7 £425 +6.25% 4
East Midlands +5 3 £450 - 1
West Midlands -14 3 - - 14
North East -19 2 £425 +37.09% 1
Midlands - - - - 1
Security Management
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Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 175 (58.92%) Information Security
2 103 (34.68%) Information Security Management
3 95 (31.99%) Finance
4 85 (28.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 83 (27.95%) CISSP
6 71 (23.91%) Management Information System
7 66 (22.22%) Windows
8 56 (18.86%) Microsoft
9 54 (18.18%) Risk Management
10 49 (16.50%) CISA
10 49 (16.50%) CISM
11 47 (15.82%) ITIL
12 45 (15.15%) UNIX
13 40 (13.47%) Degree
13 40 (13.47%) Security Cleared
14 39 (13.13%) Linux
15 32 (10.77%) Firewall
16 31 (10.44%) Risk Assessment
17 30 (10.10%) SQL Server
18 28 (9.43%) Change Management
18 28 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 28 (9.43%) VMware
19 27 (9.09%) ISMS
19 27 (9.09%) SC Cleared
20 26 (8.75%) QA
20 26 (8.75%) Banking
21 25 (8.42%) Penetration Testing
21 25 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
21 25 (8.42%) Active Directory
21 25 (8.42%) Project Management

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 17 (5.72%) Apache
1 17 (5.72%) Tomcat
1 17 (5.72%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.71%) Node.js
3 13 (4.38%) nginx
4 10 (3.37%) CMS
5 9 (3.03%) Joomla!
5 9 (3.03%) CloudStack
5 9 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (2.36%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.68%) IIS
7 5 (1.68%) Lync
7 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.35%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.34%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.34%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 17 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.69%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (2.36%) MS Project
5 5 (1.68%) MS Office
6 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.34%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.34%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Summit
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.01%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) IaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.77%) Firewall
2 20 (6.73%) DNS
3 12 (4.04%) VPN
4 11 (3.70%) Network Security
5 10 (3.37%) SAN
5 10 (3.37%) Intranet
5 10 (3.37%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.36%) LAN
6 7 (2.36%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.02%) WAN
8 4 (1.35%) ATM
8 4 (1.35%) SSL
8 4 (1.35%) SSH
9 3 (1.01%) Internet
9 3 (1.01%) FTP
10 2 (0.67%) DHCP
10 2 (0.67%) LDAP
11 1 (0.34%) ADSL
11 1 (0.34%) HTTP
11 1 (0.34%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (1.68%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) MySQL
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) VLDB
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.34%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.34%) MSDE
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Hudson
1 4 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.01%) Ant
2 3 (1.01%) Maven
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.34%) FindBugs
General
1 95 (31.99%) Finance
2 26 (8.75%) Banking
3 20 (6.73%) Financial Institution
4 14 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.04%) Legal
6 9 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.36%) Publishing
8 4 (1.35%) Military
8 4 (1.35%) Local Government
9 3 (1.01%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.01%) Advertising
9 3 (1.01%) Retail
9 3 (1.01%) Law
10 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.67%) Billing
10 2 (0.67%) Games
10 2 (0.67%) Marketing
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (18.18%) Analyst
2 53 (17.85%) Consultant
3 48 (16.16%) Security Consultant
4 33 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 32 (10.77%) Security Manager
6 30 (10.10%) Architect
7 26 (8.75%) Information Manager
7 26 (8.75%) Information Security Manager
8 24 (8.08%) Project Manager
9 20 (6.73%) Security Architect
10 17 (5.72%) Security Specialist
10 17 (5.72%) Information Security Consultant
10 17 (5.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.38%) Information Security Analyst
11 13 (4.38%) Information Analyst
12 12 (4.04%) Developer
13 11 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.70%) Support Analyst
14 10 (3.37%) Business Analyst
14 10 (3.37%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.41%) Web Services
2 10 (3.37%) .NET
3 8 (2.69%) Middleware
4 3 (1.01%) LAMP
4 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.01%) WCF
5 2 (0.67%) jQuery
5 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (0.67%) SOAP
5 2 (0.67%) REST
6 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.34%) Spring Security
6 1 (0.34%) XML
6 1 (0.34%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.34%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) JSP
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 71 (23.91%) Management Information System
2 22 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.06%) CESG
4 14 (4.71%) Economics
5 11 (3.70%) E-Learning
6 7 (2.36%) PKI
6 7 (2.36%) RMADS
7 6 (2.02%) Symmetrix DMX
7 6 (2.02%) CMDB
7 6 (2.02%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.68%) Clustering
8 5 (1.68%) GIS
9 4 (1.35%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.35%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.01%) AS400
10 3 (1.01%) PMI
10 3 (1.01%) NHS
10 3 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (22.22%) Windows
2 45 (15.15%) UNIX
3 39 (13.13%) Linux
4 13 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.38%) Windows 7
5 12 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.37%) Solaris
7 9 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.36%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.35%) AIX
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (58.92%) Information Security
2 103 (34.68%) Information Security Management
3 54 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 47 (15.82%) ITIL
5 31 (10.44%) Risk Assessment
6 28 (9.43%) Change Management
6 28 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (9.09%) ISMS
8 25 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (8.42%) Project Management
8 25 (8.42%) Penetration Testing
9 23 (7.74%) PRINCE2
10 21 (7.07%) Data Protection
11 20 (6.73%) Incident Management
12 19 (6.40%) Business Continuity
13 18 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (6.06%) Security Architecture
13 18 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
14 17 (5.72%) DevOps
14 17 (5.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.74%) Java
1 23 (7.74%) SQL
2 13 (4.38%) Ruby
3 6 (2.02%) C++
3 6 (2.02%) C
4 5 (1.68%) C#
4 5 (1.68%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.01%) Python
5 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (27.95%) CISSP
2 49 (16.50%) CISA
2 49 (16.50%) CISM
3 40 (13.47%) Degree
3 40 (13.47%) Security Cleared
4 27 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.02%) CRISC
7 6 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.35%) SSCP
8 4 (1.35%) CISMP
9 3 (1.01%) CCSE
9 3 (1.01%) ISSAP
9 3 (1.01%) MCTS
9 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.01%) MBA
9 3 (1.01%) GIAC
9 3 (1.01%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (28.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (8.75%) QA
3 20 (6.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (6.06%) SLA
5 15 (5.05%) PCI DSS
6 10 (3.37%) COBIT
7 7 (2.36%) BS7799
8 5 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.67%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.34%) GPG13
11 1 (0.34%) BS25999
System Software
1 25 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (5.72%) Opsview
2 13 (4.38%) Nagios
3 12 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.03%) collectd
4 9 (3.03%) SCOM
5 8 (2.69%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (2.36%) Ansible
7 6 (2.02%) Puppet
8 5 (1.68%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.35%) WSUS
10 3 (1.01%) SCSM
11 2 (0.67%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
12 1 (0.34%) SCCM
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 56 (18.86%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.43%) VMware
3 23 (7.74%) Oracle
4 18 (6.06%) Cisco
4 18 (6.06%) Citrix
5 11 (3.70%) SAP
6 10 (3.37%) McAfee
7 9 (3.03%) Akamai
7 9 (3.03%) IBM
7 9 (3.03%) EMC
8 8 (2.69%) HP
8 8 (2.69%) NetApp
8 8 (2.69%) Sophos
9 7 (2.36%) Sun
9 7 (2.36%) Cognos
9 7 (2.36%) Lumension
10 6 (2.02%) Isilon
11 5 (1.68%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.35%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.35%) Nokia
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