The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 626 604 596
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Security Specialist
UK

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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior Security Specialist in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -6 3 £450 -10.00% 3
Senior Security Specialist
UK

Senior Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Senior Security Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Senior Security Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) Splunk
2 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (44.44%) Intel Security
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CISM
3 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 2 (22.22%) SANS
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) CCDP
4 2 (22.22%) BCP
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) Equities
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) GCIA
5 1 (11.11%) GCIH

Senior Security Specialist Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Equities
3 1 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) BCP
4 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISM
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CCDP
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SANS
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) CNA
3 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
3 1 (11.11%) GCIA
3 1 (11.11%) GCIH
3 1 (11.11%) GIAC
3 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Intel Security
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (11.11%) WorldPay