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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 234 211 229
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing Security Management 30 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.27% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.38% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 4
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£431 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +128.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £329 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £31.56 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+15.67% -27.04%
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
7237 6043 5864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.97% 70.99% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4090 3239 2930
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 236 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £44.78 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +8 16 £429 -
Hampshire -20 9 £328 -18.12% 3
Middlesex - 3 £500 -
Berkshire +2 2 £495 +23.75% 3
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 33 (50.00%) Information Security
2 28 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (33.33%) CISSP
4 21 (31.82%) SharePoint
5 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
6 19 (28.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (27.27%) CISM
7 18 (27.27%) Information Security Management
8 17 (25.76%) Management Information System
8 17 (25.76%) Windows
8 17 (25.76%) PCI DSS
8 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
9 16 (24.24%) Windows 7
9 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (19.70%) Firewall
10 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (19.70%) Risk Management
10 13 (19.70%) SLA
10 13 (19.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (18.18%) CRISC
11 12 (18.18%) ITIL
11 12 (18.18%) Problem Management
12 11 (16.67%) Security Testing
12 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
12 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.67%) HP
12 11 (16.67%) Smart Meter
13 10 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (15.15%) ISMS
13 10 (15.15%) Penetration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 21 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 13 (19.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) Firewall
2 9 (13.64%) 3G
2 9 (13.64%) Broadband
3 3 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (1.52%) VPN
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Analyst
1 16 (24.24%) Security Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Consultant
2 13 (19.70%) Architect
3 11 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 11 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 10 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (15.15%) Security Architect
5 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Information Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Security Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Security Manager
10 2 (3.03%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Middleware
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Management Information System
2 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (16.67%) Smart Meter
4 9 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (13.64%) Blackberry
5 8 (12.12%) PKI
5 8 (12.12%) Cryptography
6 7 (10.61%) CMDB
7 3 (4.55%) Economics
8 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.03%) PMI
9 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
9 1 (1.52%) SCADA
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
2 16 (24.24%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.55%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) Solaris
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Information Security
2 19 (28.79%) Vulnerability Management
3 18 (27.27%) Information Security Management
4 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (19.70%) Risk Management
5 12 (18.18%) ITIL
5 12 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 11 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 10 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (15.15%) ISMS
7 10 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (13.64%) Data Protection
8 9 (13.64%) Security Architecture
9 8 (12.12%) Information Management
10 5 (7.58%) Project Management
10 5 (7.58%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.06%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) CISSP
2 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
3 18 (27.27%) CISM
4 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
5 12 (18.18%) CRISC
6 5 (7.58%) CISA
7 3 (4.55%) PMI Certification
7 3 (4.55%) Degree
7 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) PMP
8 1 (1.52%) CCNP
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.52%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (25.76%) PCI DSS
3 13 (19.70%) SLA
4 6 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (6.06%) ISO 9001
6 3 (4.55%) COBIT
7 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (1.52%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (16.67%) HP
2 7 (10.61%) McAfee
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco
3 6 (9.09%) Sun
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle
4 4 (6.06%) Sophos
4 4 (6.06%) IBM
5 3 (4.55%) VMware
5 3 (4.55%) Tripwire
5 3 (4.55%) Qualys
5 3 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (4.55%) Lumension
5 3 (4.55%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.52%) EPiServer