The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 239 237 235
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 12 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.12% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
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£425 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £363 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £525 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Security Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8314 8244 7570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 91.80% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4710 4537 3853
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 424 589
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Specialist
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 Specialist across the South East region.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Security Specialist
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 Specialist across the South East region.

Security Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Security Specialist
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 Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £400 -15.78%
Hampshire -2 4 £438 -12.50% 1
Kent - 2 £525 - 1
Berkshire +4 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire -20 1 £350 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 14 (42.42%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
3 9 (27.27%) Information Security
3 9 (27.27%) Linux
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) CISSP
4 8 (24.24%) Network Security
4 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) Degree
5 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) Wireless
5 7 (21.21%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) LAN
6 6 (18.18%) WAN
6 6 (18.18%) PHP
6 6 (18.18%) Finance
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 6 (18.18%) Internet
6 6 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (15.15%) Cyber Security
7 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
7 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (15.15%) Validation
7 5 (15.15%) VMware
7 5 (15.15%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) Network Security
3 7 (21.21%) Wireless
3 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 6 (18.18%) LAN
4 6 (18.18%) WAN
4 6 (18.18%) Internet
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (12.12%) DHCP
6 4 (12.12%) WLAN
6 4 (12.12%) VPN
6 4 (12.12%) HTTP
6 4 (12.12%) RIP
6 4 (12.12%) IPsec
6 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (12.12%) SSL
6 4 (12.12%) MPLS
6 4 (12.12%) OSPF
6 4 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) JSP
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.12%) SecurID
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) BYOD
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Android
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Information Security
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (15.15%) Cyber Security
4 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
4 5 (15.15%) Validation
5 4 (12.12%) Data Security
5 4 (12.12%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (12.12%) eTOM
5 4 (12.12%) Database Security
5 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (12.12%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 3 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Security Management
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) PHP
2 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) CISSP
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.12%) CCNP
5 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) CISM
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.06%) MCITP
6 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
6 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CEH
7 1 (3.03%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.03%) COBIT
3 1 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Snort
3 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) TrustSec
2 2 (6.06%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) CA
4 4 (12.12%) Tufin
4 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
4 4 (12.12%) AlgoSec
4 4 (12.12%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) McAfee
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.03%) Splunk
7 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.03%) QNX
7 1 (3.03%) AppSense
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) SAP
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