The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 128 101 124
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +23
Contract jobs citing Security Management 14 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.65% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.92% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £340 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £620 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - £12.60
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2217 1520 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.81% 70.80% 69.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 991 1282
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 69 125
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Security Management
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 2 £301 +9.54%
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (54.17%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) SAN
5 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
5 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.83%) CISSP
5 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 4 (16.67%) Lync
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (16.67%) SSCP
6 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 4 (16.67%) HP
6 4 (16.67%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Lync
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) FTP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Information Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Security Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Service Design Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) AS400
2 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (8.33%) Wiki
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (12.50%) ISMS
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.50%) Content Management
5 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) CISSP
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) SSCP
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) CISM
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.17%) MCSD
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.33%) SLA
3 2 (8.33%) ISO 14001
4 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCOrch
2 3 (12.50%) WSUS
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.17%) AppSense
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat