The first table below looks at the demand for Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 24 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 Reading 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 62 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Management 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.60% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£494 £480 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £456 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £496 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - £12.60
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
618 668 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.36% 68.72% 68.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 284 311
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £242 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 10
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £36.85 £36.40
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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Security Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the Reading region.

Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) COBIT
4 2 (28.57%) SSH
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) PKI
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) ATM
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Security

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) ATM
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Security Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) E-business
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) COBIT
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco