The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Security Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 586 558 532
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.002% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£550 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Security Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Security Specialist
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 Senior Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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 +16 2 £550 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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UK

Senior Security Specialist
Top 18 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Senior Security Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Information Assurance
3 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) BT

Senior Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Senior Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Information Assurance
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) BT