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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 243 232 225
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 15 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.15% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
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£438 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £458 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £394 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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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
8664 8286 7701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.59% 92.51% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4998 4523 3917
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 421 581
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 6 £450 -14.28% 1
Berkshire +15 3 £350 - 3
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Kent - 2 £525 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (38.71%) Information Security
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (22.58%) PHP
4 7 (22.58%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
5 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security
5 6 (19.35%) VMware
5 6 (19.35%) XML
5 6 (19.35%) HTTP
6 5 (16.13%) UNIX
6 5 (16.13%) Windows
6 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
6 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (16.13%) Degree
6 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (16.13%) Database Security
6 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (16.13%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (16.13%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
7 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (12.90%) PKI
7 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.90%) Network Security
7 4 (12.90%) Wireless
7 4 (12.90%) Data Security
7 4 (12.90%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.45%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
3 6 (19.35%) HTTP
4 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security
5 4 (12.90%) Wireless
6 3 (9.68%) Internet
7 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
7 2 (6.45%) LAN
7 2 (6.45%) WAN
7 2 (6.45%) FTP
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) JSP
3 2 (6.45%) SAP XI
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) PKI
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) BYOD
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (6.45%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Information Security
2 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security
3 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (16.13%) Database Security
3 5 (16.13%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (16.13%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.90%) Data Security
5 3 (9.68%) Security Management
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) SIEM
6 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) DNA
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PHP
2 3 (9.68%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) CISSP
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CISM
5 1 (3.23%) CEH
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PCI QSA
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
2 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) COBIT
3 1 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Snort
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (6.45%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) VMware
2 3 (9.68%) McAfee
3 2 (6.45%) MobileIron
3 2 (6.45%) Varonis
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) QNX
4 1 (3.23%) AppSense
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk
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