The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 65 74 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Contract jobs citing Security Management 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% 0.49% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.68% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£495 £550 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £416 £395
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £21.25 -
% change year-on-year
+111.76% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
568 736 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.75% 72.02% 67.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 382 279
Average daily rate £425 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £39.80 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) 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
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) SSH
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) PKI
4 2 (28.57%) COBIT
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

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) ATM
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 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
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 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-business
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%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
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