The table below looks at the statistics for Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 172 209 206
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Management 79 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.60% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 17
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£408 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £258 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £388 £405
% change year-on-year
+5.24% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.18% -
Security Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6906 6535 5827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.33% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 3616 3078
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 253 246
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Security Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Security Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Security Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Security Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Hampshire +18 30 £385 -12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire - 17 £455 -
Surrey +18 13 £513 +7.89% 2
Berkshire +3 6 £451 +0.22% 2
East Sussex -11 6 £275 +10.00%
Oxfordshire -16 4 £550 +243.75% 1
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Kent +1 1 £525 +16.53% 2
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 67 (60.36%) Information Security
2 51 (45.95%) CISSP
3 50 (45.05%) Management Information System
4 40 (36.04%) Finance
5 36 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (31.53%) Information Security Management
7 26 (23.42%) Project Management
7 26 (23.42%) Change Management
8 25 (22.52%) ISMS
9 23 (20.72%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (19.82%) Risk Management
11 21 (18.92%) Firewall
11 21 (18.92%) SLA
11 21 (18.92%) Data Protection
11 21 (18.92%) Security Cleared
12 20 (18.02%) ITIL
13 18 (16.22%) MS Excel
14 17 (15.32%) PCI DSS
14 17 (15.32%) Vulnerability Management
15 16 (14.41%) Penetration Testing
15 16 (14.41%) VPN
16 15 (13.51%) CISM
16 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
16 15 (13.51%) Windows
16 15 (13.51%) SIEM
17 14 (12.61%) PKI
17 14 (12.61%) Project Planning
18 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
18 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
19 12 (10.81%) Technical Analysis

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.31%) IIS
3 6 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.81%) MS Office
3 6 (5.41%) MS Project
3 6 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
1 1 (0.90%) PaaS
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.92%) Firewall
2 16 (14.41%) VPN
3 12 (10.81%) LDAP
4 9 (8.11%) Network Security
5 8 (7.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (6.31%) LAN
6 7 (6.31%) WAN
7 6 (5.41%) iSCSI
7 6 (5.41%) VoIP
7 6 (5.41%) SAN
8 4 (3.60%) SSH
8 4 (3.60%) SSL
8 4 (3.60%) HTTP
8 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.80%) 3G
9 2 (1.80%) DNS
9 2 (1.80%) Broadband
10 1 (0.90%) Wireless
10 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) DB2 UDB
1 12 (10.81%) DB2
2 3 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 40 (36.04%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Banking
3 7 (6.31%) Legal
4 6 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (28.83%) Analyst
2 24 (21.62%) Security Analyst
3 20 (18.02%) Consultant
4 16 (14.41%) Project Manager
4 16 (14.41%) Security Consultant
5 11 (9.91%) Architect
5 11 (9.91%) IT Security Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Security Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) IT Support
9 5 (4.50%) Senior IT Support
9 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) .NET
2 10 (9.01%) HTML
2 10 (9.01%) SOAP
2 10 (9.01%) XML
3 7 (6.31%) Middleware
4 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (45.05%) Management Information System
2 23 (20.72%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (12.61%) PKI
4 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
5 11 (9.91%) Economics
6 8 (7.21%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (6.31%) Cryptography
8 6 (5.41%) Replication
9 5 (4.50%) AS400
9 5 (4.50%) Smart Meter
10 4 (3.60%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (3.60%) Mainframe
11 3 (2.70%) PMI
11 3 (2.70%) CMDB
11 3 (2.70%) Statistics
12 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.51%) Windows
2 9 (8.11%) Linux
3 7 (6.31%) AIX
3 7 (6.31%) Solaris
4 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.60%) UNIX
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.36%) Information Security
2 35 (31.53%) Information Security Management
3 26 (23.42%) Project Management
3 26 (23.42%) Change Management
4 25 (22.52%) ISMS
5 22 (19.82%) Risk Management
6 21 (18.92%) Data Protection
7 20 (18.02%) ITIL
8 17 (15.32%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (14.41%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (13.51%) SIEM
11 14 (12.61%) Project Planning
12 12 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
12 12 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (9.91%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (9.91%) Cyber Security
14 9 (8.11%) SDLC
15 8 (7.21%) Security Testing
16 7 (6.31%) Business Continuity
17 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
1 12 (10.81%) SQL
1 12 (10.81%) VB
2 3 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (0.90%) Java
3 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (45.95%) CISSP
2 21 (18.92%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.51%) CISM
4 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.21%) CRISC
6 7 (6.31%) CISA
6 7 (6.31%) ISSAP
7 5 (4.50%) Degree
7 5 (4.50%) ACSA
8 4 (3.60%) PMI Certification
8 4 (3.60%) GCIA
8 4 (3.60%) GCIH
9 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.80%) CCSP
9 2 (1.80%) CCSA
10 1 (0.90%) MCSE
10 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (18.92%) SLA
3 17 (15.32%) PCI DSS
4 6 (5.41%) COBIT
5 4 (3.60%) COSO
6 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.90%) BS25999
6 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.41%) vSphere
3 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.80%) Nessus
3 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.90%) Control-M
3 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.91%) VMware
3 10 (9.01%) McAfee
4 9 (8.11%) ArcSight
5 8 (7.21%) HP
6 6 (5.41%) Citrix
7 5 (4.50%) Cisco
7 5 (4.50%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.60%) IBM
9 3 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (1.80%) Qualys
10 2 (1.80%) Remedy
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle
11 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.90%) Splunk