The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 227 228 236
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 43 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 9
Median daily rate £450 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8659 8713 8503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.71% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4898 4634
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 414 458
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +8 21 £447 +2.05%
Berkshire +13 18 £500 +25.00% 1
Surrey - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £350 -12.50% 2
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Security Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 34 (44.74%) Information Security
2 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 21 (27.63%) Linux
2 21 (27.63%) CISSP
3 20 (26.32%) CISM
4 19 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (23.68%) Telecoms
5 18 (23.68%) CISA
6 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
6 17 (22.37%) Data Protection
7 16 (21.05%) CESG
8 14 (18.42%) Firewall
9 13 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (17.11%) SIEM
10 12 (15.79%) WebSphere
10 12 (15.79%) AIX
10 12 (15.79%) Oracle
10 12 (15.79%) DB2
11 11 (14.47%) Windows
11 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
11 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (11.84%) Time Management
12 9 (11.84%) Information Assurance
13 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
13 8 (10.53%) PCI DSS
13 8 (10.53%) PKI
13 8 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 7 (9.21%) ITIL
14 7 (9.21%) Unix

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) Firewall
2 8 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (7.89%) Network Security
3 6 (7.89%) VPN
3 6 (7.89%) Wireless
4 5 (6.58%) Internet
4 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.26%) HTTP
6 3 (3.95%) PBX
7 2 (2.63%) DHCP
7 2 (2.63%) DNS
7 2 (2.63%) FTP
7 2 (2.63%) Intranet
7 2 (2.63%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.32%) ADSL
8 1 (1.32%) CTI
8 1 (1.32%) MPLS
8 1 (1.32%) SSL
8 1 (1.32%) VLAN
8 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) DB2
2 3 (3.95%) MySQL
General
1 18 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Legal
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
1 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
1 5 (6.58%) HTML
2 4 (5.26%) Middleware
3 3 (3.95%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) CESG
2 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.53%) PKI
3 7 (9.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) CCTV
4 3 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) AIX
3 11 (14.47%) Windows
4 7 (9.21%) Unix
5 3 (3.95%) CentOS
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Information Security
2 19 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (22.37%) Data Protection
4 13 (17.11%) SIEM
5 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
5 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.84%) Information Assurance
6 9 (11.84%) Time Management
7 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity
7 7 (9.21%) Data Entry
7 7 (9.21%) ITIL
8 6 (7.89%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.89%) Business Continuity Management
8 6 (7.89%) Database Security
8 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.89%) Project Management
8 6 (7.89%) Security Testing
8 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.58%) Email Filtering
9 5 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.95%) C
3 3 (3.95%) PHP
3 3 (3.95%) VBScript
4 1 (1.32%) C++
4 1 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (1.32%) Perl
4 1 (1.32%) Python
4 1 (1.32%) Ruby
4 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) CISSP
1 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 20 (26.32%) CISM
3 18 (23.68%) CISA
4 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.89%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (7.89%) ISTQB
5 6 (7.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (7.89%) MCITP
5 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (5.26%) ISEB
8 3 (3.95%) Degree
9 2 (2.63%) SANS
10 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.32%) CCNA
10 1 (1.32%) CCNP
10 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (5.26%) RMADS
5 3 (3.95%) JSP 440
6 2 (2.63%) ISO22301
6 2 (2.63%) SLA
7 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) ISA Server
2 2 (2.63%) UAG
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) QRadar
2 2 (2.63%) WSUS
3 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Oracle
2 7 (9.21%) Cisco
2 7 (9.21%) HP
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Avaya
5 2 (2.63%) Nortel
5 2 (2.63%) Red Box
6 1 (1.32%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.32%) Arqiva
6 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.32%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.32%) Splunk
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