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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 185 219 222
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Management 71 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.42% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 10
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£400 £445 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £32.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-64.84% +52.38%
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
7432 6658 5873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.04% 72.28% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4184 3709 3086
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 262 245
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
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 6 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 6 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 +1 18 £392 -10.96%
Surrey +18 17 £425 -10.52%
Buckinghamshire - 16 £450 - 1
East Sussex -5 6 £275 -60.71% 1
Berkshire -5 6 £451 -9.80%
Oxfordshire -16 5 £313 +95.31%
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Kent - 1 £430 -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 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 63 (62.38%) Information Security
2 48 (47.52%) CISSP
3 46 (45.54%) Management Information System
4 42 (41.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (33.66%) Information Security Management
6 31 (30.69%) Finance
7 27 (26.73%) ISMS
8 24 (23.76%) Risk Management
9 23 (22.77%) Firewall
10 20 (19.80%) Change Management
10 20 (19.80%) CISM
10 20 (19.80%) Project Management
10 20 (19.80%) Data Protection
10 20 (19.80%) Vulnerability Management
10 20 (19.80%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (18.81%) SLA
12 18 (17.82%) ITIL
13 17 (16.83%) PCI DSS
14 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
15 14 (13.86%) VPN
15 14 (13.86%) Penetration Testing
16 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
16 13 (12.87%) CRISC
16 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
16 13 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
17 12 (11.88%) Windows
17 12 (11.88%) PKI
18 11 (10.89%) DB2 UDB
18 11 (10.89%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.93%) IIS
3 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.89%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) MS Project
3 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
1 1 (0.99%) PaaS
1 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.77%) Firewall
2 14 (13.86%) VPN
3 11 (10.89%) LDAP
4 9 (8.91%) Network Security
5 7 (6.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (5.94%) iSCSI
6 6 (5.94%) SAN
6 6 (5.94%) VoIP
7 4 (3.96%) WAN
7 4 (3.96%) HTTP
7 4 (3.96%) LAN
7 4 (3.96%) SSL
7 4 (3.96%) SSH
8 2 (1.98%) 3G
8 2 (1.98%) DNS
8 2 (1.98%) Broadband
9 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) DB2
1 11 (10.89%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (2.97%) Big Data
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 31 (30.69%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Legal
4 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (30.69%) Analyst
2 25 (24.75%) Security Analyst
3 20 (19.80%) Consultant
4 16 (15.84%) Security Consultant
5 11 (10.89%) Project Manager
6 10 (9.90%) Security Manager
7 9 (8.91%) Architect
8 8 (7.92%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) IT Security Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Security Architect
11 5 (4.95%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) IT Support
11 5 (4.95%) Senior IT Support
11 5 (4.95%) Information Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) .NET
2 9 (8.91%) SOAP
2 9 (8.91%) XML
2 9 (8.91%) HTML
3 5 (4.95%) Middleware
4 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (45.54%) Management Information System
2 20 (19.80%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.88%) PKI
4 8 (7.92%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (6.93%) CMDB
5 7 (6.93%) Smart Meter
5 7 (6.93%) Cryptography
5 7 (6.93%) Economics
6 6 (5.94%) Replication
7 4 (3.96%) AS400
8 3 (2.97%) PMI
8 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.97%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (2.97%) Statistics
9 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.99%) Wiki
10 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) Windows
2 8 (7.92%) Linux
3 5 (4.95%) AIX
3 5 (4.95%) Solaris
3 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.99%) UNIX
4 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (62.38%) Information Security
2 34 (33.66%) Information Security Management
3 27 (26.73%) ISMS
4 24 (23.76%) Risk Management
5 20 (19.80%) Project Management
5 20 (19.80%) Change Management
5 20 (19.80%) Data Protection
5 20 (19.80%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (17.82%) ITIL
7 14 (13.86%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (10.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (10.89%) Technical Analysis
9 11 (10.89%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (9.90%) Cyber Security
11 9 (8.91%) SIEM
11 9 (8.91%) Project Planning
11 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.92%) Business Continuity
12 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) SQL
1 11 (10.89%) VB
1 11 (10.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.97%) VBScript
3 1 (0.99%) Java
3 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (47.52%) CISSP
2 20 (19.80%) CISM
3 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
3 13 (12.87%) CRISC
4 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.93%) CISA
5 5 (4.95%) ISSAP
5 5 (4.95%) Degree
6 4 (3.96%) GCIA
6 4 (3.96%) GCIH
6 4 (3.96%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.98%) CCSP
7 2 (1.98%) CCSA
7 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) MCTS
8 1 (0.99%) MCSE
8 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (41.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (18.81%) SLA
3 17 (16.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.95%) COBIT
5 4 (3.96%) COSO
6 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.99%) QA
6 1 (0.99%) BS25999
6 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.94%) vSphere
3 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Nessus
2 1 (0.99%) Control-M
2 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) VMware
3 8 (7.92%) HP
4 6 (5.94%) Citrix
5 5 (4.95%) McAfee
6 4 (3.96%) Cisco
7 3 (2.97%) IBM
7 3 (2.97%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.97%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (1.98%) Qualys
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle
9 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.99%) Remedy