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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 216 226 235
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Management 34 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 8
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£475 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £284 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £505 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £416 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £21.25 -
% change year-on-year
+95.29% -
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
6811 6214 7098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.00% 71.37% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3794 3463 3377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 246 318
Average hourly rate £22.00 £33.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.32% +44.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.15 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 - 15 £240 - 3
Surrey +6 11 £450 +20.00% 1
Berkshire +8 6 £488 -11.36% 2
Kent - 1 £513 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
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England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 40 (52.63%) Information Security
2 29 (38.16%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
4 24 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 23 (30.26%) Information Security Management
6 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
7 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (23.68%) Management Information System
9 17 (22.37%) CISSP
10 15 (19.74%) ITIL
10 15 (19.74%) PCI DSS
10 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
11 14 (18.42%) Firewall
11 14 (18.42%) SLA
12 13 (17.11%) Cisco
12 13 (17.11%) Finance
12 13 (17.11%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (15.79%) CISM
13 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
13 12 (15.79%) UNIX
14 11 (14.47%) Linux
14 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
14 11 (14.47%) McAfee
14 11 (14.47%) Vulnerability Management
15 10 (13.16%) Degree
15 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (13.16%) ISMS
15 10 (13.16%) Problem Management
15 10 (13.16%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
3 9 (11.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.63%) MS Project
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) Firewall
2 8 (10.53%) 3G
2 8 (10.53%) Broadband
3 6 (7.89%) VPN
4 4 (5.26%) ATM
4 4 (5.26%) SSH
4 4 (5.26%) SSL
4 4 (5.26%) Network Security
5 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.63%) LAN
6 2 (2.63%) WAN
7 1 (1.32%) DHCP
7 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.32%) ADSL
7 1 (1.32%) DNS
7 1 (1.32%) MPLS
7 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Legal
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Architect
2 11 (14.47%) Consultant
3 10 (13.16%) Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Security Architect
4 9 (11.84%) Security Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 8 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 8 (10.53%) Security Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
1 5 (6.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (23.68%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.84%) PKI
3 9 (11.84%) Blackberry
4 7 (9.21%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (7.89%) Smart Meter
6 5 (6.58%) Cryptography
7 4 (5.26%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.63%) CMDB
9 2 (2.63%) PMI
10 1 (1.32%) NHS
10 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
10 1 (1.32%) Smartcard
10 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (1.32%) Economics
10 1 (1.32%) CESG
10 1 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
10 1 (1.32%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Windows
2 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 12 (15.79%) UNIX
4 11 (14.47%) Linux
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) Information Security
2 23 (30.26%) Information Security Management
3 15 (19.74%) ITIL
4 13 (17.11%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (14.47%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (13.16%) Problem Management
6 10 (13.16%) ISMS
6 10 (13.16%) Risk Management
7 9 (11.84%) Data Protection
8 8 (10.53%) Project Management
9 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.21%) Security Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Security Architecture
10 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.89%) Information Management
11 5 (6.58%) Business Continuity
11 5 (6.58%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (6.58%) Data Security
11 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) C++
1 4 (5.26%) Java
1 4 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) C
3 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.37%) CISSP
3 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
4 12 (15.79%) CISM
5 10 (13.16%) Degree
6 7 (9.21%) DV Cleared
6 7 (9.21%) CISA
7 5 (6.58%) CRISC
8 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.95%) CCNP
8 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.95%) CCSE
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.32%) PMP
9 1 (1.32%) MCSE
9 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (38.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (19.74%) PCI DSS
3 14 (18.42%) SLA
4 6 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (7.89%) COBIT
5 3 (3.95%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) Cisco
3 11 (14.47%) McAfee
4 10 (13.16%) HP
4 10 (13.16%) VMware
5 9 (11.84%) Sophos
6 8 (10.53%) Lumension
7 7 (9.21%) Oracle
8 5 (6.58%) IBM
8 5 (6.58%) Sun
8 5 (6.58%) Citrix
9 4 (5.26%) Nokia
10 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.63%) Tripwire
11 2 (2.63%) Qualys
11 2 (2.63%) EMC
11 2 (2.63%) NetApp
11 2 (2.63%) ArcSight
11 2 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.32%) Riverbed
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