The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 213 184 222
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +38
Contract jobs citing Security Management 36 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.47% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.67% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 10
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£440 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £277 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £505 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £12.60
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6685 5980 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.66% 70.40% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3664 3192 3249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 260 315
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Security Management
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -5 18 £390 +36.84% 3
Berkshire +9 8 £488 +1.56%
East Sussex - 5 £179 -
Kent +2 2 £451 -
Surrey -8 2 £451 +20.13%
West Sussex -3 1 £325 -18.75%
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (54.69%) Information Security
2 27 (42.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (32.81%) Windows
4 20 (31.25%) CISSP
5 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
5 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
6 17 (26.56%) Firewall
6 17 (26.56%) Information Security Management
7 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 15 (23.44%) Risk Management
9 13 (20.31%) CISM
10 12 (18.75%) Linux
11 11 (17.19%) UNIX
12 10 (15.63%) SharePoint
12 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
12 10 (15.63%) Finance
12 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
12 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
12 10 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (15.63%) Degree
12 10 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (14.06%) VMware
13 9 (14.06%) ITIL
14 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
14 8 (12.50%) Cisco
14 8 (12.50%) McAfee
14 8 (12.50%) Sophos
14 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (12.50%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (15.63%) SharePoint
1 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.13%) MS Project
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) Firewall
2 8 (12.50%) Network Security
3 6 (9.38%) VPN
4 4 (6.25%) SSL
4 4 (6.25%) ATM
4 4 (6.25%) SSH
5 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.13%) LAN
6 2 (3.13%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) DHCP
7 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.56%) MPLS
7 1 (1.56%) DNS
7 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.56%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Military
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Consultant
2 11 (17.19%) Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Security Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Security Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Security Specialist
5 6 (9.38%) Security Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Designer
8 3 (4.69%) CLAS Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) IT Support
9 2 (3.13%) Head of Information Security
9 2 (3.13%) Head of Security
9 2 (3.13%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Security Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Security Designer
9 2 (3.13%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
1 5 (7.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.38%) CMDB
3 4 (6.25%) PKI
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) CESG
4 3 (4.69%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (3.13%) PMI
5 2 (3.13%) RMADS
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.56%) Informatics
6 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Linux
3 11 (17.19%) UNIX
4 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.94%) Solaris
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Vista
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Information Security
2 17 (26.56%) Information Security Management
3 15 (23.44%) Risk Management
4 10 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (14.06%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.94%) ISMS
8 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.38%) Data Protection
8 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity
8 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
8 6 (9.38%) Project Management
8 6 (9.38%) Data Security
9 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity Management
10 4 (6.25%) Information Assurance
10 4 (6.25%) Change Management
10 4 (6.25%) Identity Management
10 4 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) C++
2 4 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) C
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) CISSP
2 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) CISM
4 10 (15.63%) Degree
4 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
5 6 (9.38%) CRISC
5 6 (9.38%) CISA
6 4 (6.25%) CISMP
7 3 (4.69%) CCNP
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.69%) MBA
7 3 (4.69%) CCSE
8 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.56%) MCSE
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (42.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.38%) SLA
3 5 (7.81%) COBIT
3 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) VMware
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco
3 8 (12.50%) McAfee
3 8 (12.50%) Sophos
4 7 (10.94%) Lumension
5 5 (7.81%) Citrix
6 4 (6.25%) Nokia
7 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.69%) IBM
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.56%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.56%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.56%) Avaya
9 1 (1.56%) Juniper