The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 63 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
731 388 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.48% 91.51% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 186 198
Average daily rate £375 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 73 60
Average hourly rate £33.98 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Security Specialist
East of England

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Security Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
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Average Daily Rate
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Colchester - 3 £400 -
Security Specialist
East of England

Security Specialist
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Security Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) CCSE
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 4 (100.00%) Imperva
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 4 (100.00%) Imperva
1 4 (100.00%) F5