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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 212 213 225
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Security Management 63 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.55% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £418 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £240 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £420
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +47.05%
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
7592 6850 6365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.66% 74.38% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4673 3872 3526
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 267 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +3 27 £450 +48.76% 4
Surrey +8 17 £381 -15.27%
Berkshire +6 13 £463 -5.12%
East Sussex +5 2 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 84 (57.53%) Information Security
2 69 (47.26%) CISSP
3 66 (45.21%) Finance
4 60 (41.10%) Management Information System
5 49 (33.56%) Information Security Management
6 36 (24.66%) Security Cleared
7 35 (23.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 35 (23.97%) Change Management
8 32 (21.92%) Firewall
9 31 (21.23%) Project Management
10 26 (17.81%) PCI DSS
10 26 (17.81%) ITIL
11 25 (17.12%) Vulnerability Management
11 25 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (16.44%) SC Cleared
13 23 (15.75%) SIEM
14 22 (15.07%) Data Protection
14 22 (15.07%) Penetration Testing
14 22 (15.07%) Windows
14 22 (15.07%) MS Excel
14 22 (15.07%) VPN
15 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
15 19 (13.01%) PKI
16 18 (12.33%) Linux
16 18 (12.33%) ArcSight
17 17 (11.64%) ISMS
17 17 (11.64%) Project Planning
18 16 (10.96%) COBIT
18 16 (10.96%) SLA
18 16 (10.96%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (4.79%) IIS
2 6 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.22%) MS Office
3 10 (6.85%) MS Project
3 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.92%) Firewall
2 22 (15.07%) VPN
3 13 (8.90%) LDAP
4 10 (6.85%) Network Security
5 9 (6.16%) LAN
5 9 (6.16%) WAN
5 9 (6.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (5.48%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.11%) SAN
7 6 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (4.11%) VoIP
7 6 (4.11%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.42%) SSL
9 4 (2.74%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.74%) HTTP
10 3 (2.05%) DNS
10 3 (2.05%) Internet
10 3 (2.05%) SSH
11 2 (1.37%) TACACS
12 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) DB2
1 12 (8.22%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (2.05%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) PVCS
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 66 (45.21%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Financial Institution
3 10 (6.85%) Banking
4 5 (3.42%) Retail
4 5 (3.42%) Legal
5 4 (2.74%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (26.03%) Analyst
2 27 (18.49%) Security Analyst
3 22 (15.07%) Consultant
4 21 (14.38%) Project Manager
5 19 (13.01%) Security Consultant
6 14 (9.59%) Architect
7 12 (8.22%) Security Manager
8 10 (6.85%) Security Architect
8 10 (6.85%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.48%) IT Security Consultant
10 8 (5.48%) Security Specialist
10 8 (5.48%) IT Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) Senior Support Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.22%) .NET
1 12 (8.22%) XML
2 11 (7.53%) HTML
2 11 (7.53%) SOAP
3 7 (4.79%) Middleware
4 4 (2.74%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.68%) SPML
5 1 (0.68%) REST
5 1 (0.68%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.68%) JDBC
5 1 (0.68%) JSP
5 1 (0.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 60 (41.10%) Management Information System
2 25 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (13.01%) PKI
4 16 (10.96%) Data Centre
5 14 (9.59%) Economics
6 9 (6.16%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (4.11%) Cryptography
7 6 (4.11%) Replication
8 5 (3.42%) Smart Meter
9 4 (2.74%) CESG
9 4 (2.74%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (2.74%) AS400
9 4 (2.74%) Mainframe
9 4 (2.74%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (2.74%) RMADS
10 3 (2.05%) Handset
10 3 (2.05%) PMI
11 2 (1.37%) NHS
11 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.37%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.07%) Windows
2 18 (12.33%) Linux
3 9 (6.16%) Solaris
4 8 (5.48%) AIX
5 7 (4.79%) UNIX
6 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.74%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.74%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (57.53%) Information Security
2 49 (33.56%) Information Security Management
3 35 (23.97%) Change Management
4 31 (21.23%) Project Management
5 26 (17.81%) ITIL
6 25 (17.12%) Vulnerability Management
7 23 (15.75%) SIEM
8 22 (15.07%) Data Protection
8 22 (15.07%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (11.64%) ISMS
9 17 (11.64%) Project Planning
10 14 (9.59%) Cyber Security
11 13 (8.90%) SDLC
12 12 (8.22%) Technical Analysis
12 12 (8.22%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (8.22%) Risk Management
12 12 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (7.53%) Security Architecture
14 10 (6.85%) PRINCE2
14 10 (6.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.90%) SQL
1 13 (8.90%) VB
2 12 (8.22%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.05%) VBScript
3 3 (2.05%) C
4 1 (0.68%) Java
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.68%) Perl
4 1 (0.68%) PHP
4 1 (0.68%) Korn
4 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.68%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 69 (47.26%) CISSP
2 36 (24.66%) Security Cleared
3 24 (16.44%) SC Cleared
4 15 (10.27%) CISM
5 13 (8.90%) ACSA
6 8 (5.48%) DV Cleared
7 7 (4.79%) ISSAP
8 6 (4.11%) Degree
9 5 (3.42%) CISA
10 4 (2.74%) PMI Certification
11 3 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.05%) GCIA
11 3 (2.05%) GCIH
11 3 (2.05%) CRISC
12 2 (1.37%) CCSA
12 2 (1.37%) CCSP
13 1 (0.68%) CCNP
13 1 (0.68%) CCNA
13 1 (0.68%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (23.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (17.81%) PCI DSS
3 16 (10.96%) COBIT
3 16 (10.96%) SLA
4 6 (4.11%) COSO
5 4 (2.74%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.37%) QA
7 1 (0.68%) GPG13
System Software
1 15 (10.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.11%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) NFS
3 1 (0.68%) Samba
3 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.68%) Xen
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (8.22%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.74%) Nessus
3 1 (0.68%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.68%) Control-M
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.33%) ArcSight
3 16 (10.96%) McAfee
4 13 (8.90%) VMware
5 12 (8.22%) Sourcefire
6 7 (4.79%) Cisco
7 6 (4.11%) HP
7 6 (4.11%) Citrix
7 6 (4.11%) Oracle
8 5 (3.42%) Websense
8 5 (3.42%) IBM
8 5 (3.42%) Tripwire
9 4 (2.74%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (1.37%) Qualys
10 2 (1.37%) Remedy
11 1 (0.68%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.68%) Serena
11 1 (0.68%) EMC
11 1 (0.68%) CA
11 1 (0.68%) Red Hat