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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 133 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Management 14 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.042% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.061% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£375 - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £31.56 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+15.67% -27.04%
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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
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 24 December 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
Gloucestershire - 5 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (80.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (77.42%) Information Security
3 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
4 17 (54.84%) Information Security Management
5 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
6 10 (32.26%) Degree
7 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
8 8 (25.81%) SSCP
8 8 (25.81%) CISSP
8 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
9 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
9 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Summit
10 6 (19.35%) CISM
10 6 (19.35%) ISO 14001
10 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
11 5 (16.13%) VPN
11 5 (16.13%) LAN
11 5 (16.13%) WAN
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL
11 5 (16.13%) Firewall
11 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
11 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
11 5 (16.13%) ISMS
11 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
11 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
12 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
13 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
13 3 (9.68%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
1 5 (16.13%) VPN
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Security Architect
1 5 (16.13%) Information Manager
1 5 (16.13%) Information Security Manager
1 5 (16.13%) Architect
1 5 (16.13%) Security Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Security Officer
3 2 (6.45%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (6.45%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Business Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
4 1 (3.23%) DBA
4 1 (3.23%) Chief Information Officer
4 1 (3.23%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Information Security
2 17 (54.84%) Information Security Management
3 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
4 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
4 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
5 5 (16.13%) ISMS
5 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
6 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
6 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) Degree
4 8 (25.81%) CISSP
4 8 (25.81%) SSCP
5 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (80.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
2 6 (19.35%) ISO 14001
3 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.45%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft