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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 141 126 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs citing Security Management 9 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.61% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
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£400 £390 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+181.25% +28.00%
Security Management
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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
2532 2308 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.70% 72.99% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1522 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
Wiltshire - 6 £413 -
Bristol -4 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire -4 1 £400 -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) CISSP
3 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) CISM
5 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (27.78%) Network Security
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 5 (27.78%) Information Security Management
7 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
8 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (11.11%) Content Management
9 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Network Security
3 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) AS400
2 2 (11.11%) DTV
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) Content Management
5 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.11%) ISMS
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Data Security
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CISSP
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) CISM
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (11.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) GPFS
1 2 (11.11%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat