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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 210 219 227
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Management 35 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.41% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.59% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £306 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £508 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £395
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.20 £12.60
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -3.17%
Security Management
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Hampshire +10 23 £345 -17.85% 4
Berkshire +13 7 £488 +1.56% 1
Surrey -1 3 £450 +20.00% 1
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (50.00%) Information Security
2 29 (39.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (37.84%) Windows
4 25 (33.78%) Security Cleared
5 21 (28.38%) CISSP
6 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
7 18 (24.32%) Information Security Management
7 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
8 17 (22.97%) Firewall
8 17 (22.97%) Management Information System
9 16 (21.62%) CISM
10 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
11 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
12 13 (17.57%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (17.57%) SLA
12 13 (17.57%) Finance
12 13 (17.57%) Risk Management
13 12 (16.22%) UNIX
14 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
14 11 (14.86%) Linux
14 11 (14.86%) ITIL
14 11 (14.86%) Vulnerability Management
15 10 (13.51%) Degree
15 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (13.51%) VMware
16 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (12.16%) McAfee
16 9 (12.16%) Sophos
16 9 (12.16%) PCI DSS
16 9 (12.16%) McAfee ePO

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.70%) MS Project
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) Firewall
2 6 (8.11%) Network Security
2 6 (8.11%) 3G
2 6 (8.11%) VPN
2 6 (8.11%) Broadband
3 4 (5.41%) SSH
3 4 (5.41%) ATM
3 4 (5.41%) SSL
4 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.70%) LAN
5 2 (2.70%) WAN
6 1 (1.35%) DHCP
6 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.35%) DNS
6 1 (1.35%) ADSL
6 1 (1.35%) MPLS
6 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Legal
2 4 (5.41%) Military
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Consultant
2 11 (14.86%) Architect
3 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Security Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Security Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (9.46%) Security Specialist
7 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support
7 6 (8.11%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Security Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Security Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Information Security Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) CLAS Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) .NET
1 5 (6.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.11%) CMDB
4 5 (6.76%) PKI
5 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.05%) CESG
6 3 (4.05%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (4.05%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.70%) RMADS
7 2 (2.70%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.70%) PMI
8 1 (1.35%) NHS
8 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.35%) SCADA
8 1 (1.35%) Informatics
8 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.35%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.84%) Windows
2 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 12 (16.22%) UNIX
4 11 (14.86%) Linux
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Vista
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Information Security
2 18 (24.32%) Information Security Management
3 13 (17.57%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (17.57%) Risk Management
4 11 (14.86%) ITIL
4 11 (14.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.81%) Data Protection
6 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.46%) Business Continuity
7 7 (9.46%) ISMS
7 7 (9.46%) Problem Management
7 7 (9.46%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (8.11%) Business Continuity Management
8 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.11%) Project Management
8 6 (8.11%) Data Security
9 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.41%) Information Assurance
9 4 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) C++
1 4 (5.41%) Java
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) C
3 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.38%) CISSP
3 16 (21.62%) CISM
4 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
5 10 (13.51%) Degree
6 8 (10.81%) CISA
7 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
7 7 (9.46%) CRISC
8 3 (4.05%) MBA
8 3 (4.05%) CCNP
8 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.05%) CCSE
9 2 (2.70%) CISMP
9 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.35%) MCSE
10 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (39.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (17.57%) SLA
3 9 (12.16%) PCI DSS
4 6 (8.11%) COBIT
5 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) VMware
3 9 (12.16%) McAfee
3 9 (12.16%) Sophos
4 8 (10.81%) Lumension
4 8 (10.81%) HP
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco
5 5 (6.76%) Citrix
6 4 (5.41%) Nokia
7 3 (4.05%) IBM
7 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.70%) EMC
8 2 (2.70%) NetApp
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle
9 1 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.35%) Symantec
9 1 (1.35%) Juniper
9 1 (1.35%) Dell
9 1 (1.35%) Avaya
9 1 (1.35%) Riverbed
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