The table below looks at the statistics for Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 129 102 126
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +24
Contract jobs citing Security Management 14 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.38% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
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£390 £600 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £340 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £620 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £391
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £12.60
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -0.79%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2288 1563 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 70.90% 70.63% 69.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1510 1025 1300
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 70 150
Average hourly rate £34.68 £18.40 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.45% -40.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £8.30 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Management across the South West region.

Security Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Security Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Security Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the South West region.

Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Security Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Bristol -18 2 £301 +9.54%
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) Information Security Management
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 5 (27.78%) CISSP
6 5 (27.78%) SSCP
7 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 3 (16.67%) AS400
8 3 (16.67%) ISO 14001
8 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
8 3 (16.67%) IBM
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (16.67%) ISMS
8 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 3 (16.67%) Summit
8 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) Content Management
8 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Information Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Information Security Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Security Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Objects Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) AS400
2 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 3 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) ISMS
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) SABSA
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) CISSP
3 5 (27.78%) SSCP
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) CISM
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCSD
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 14001
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Business Objects