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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 134 137 125
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Security Management 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
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£425 £515 £553
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% -6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £503 £531
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £527 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-64.84% -41.81%
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
2441 2547 1696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.59% 76.79% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1570 1059
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 112 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Bristol -1 2 £360 -28.00%
Gloucestershire -9 2 - - 1
Wiltshire +7 1 £425 - 3
Dorset - - - -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (78.26%) Information Security
2 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
3 16 (69.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
5 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
5 9 (39.13%) CISSP
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
5 9 (39.13%) Information Security Management
6 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
6 7 (30.43%) LAN
6 7 (30.43%) WAN
6 7 (30.43%) VPN
6 7 (30.43%) CISM
6 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
6 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
6 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
6 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
7 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
8 4 (17.39%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
8 4 (17.39%) Summit
8 4 (17.39%) ISO 14001
8 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
9 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Summit
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Security Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Security Officer
3 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Software Architect
4 1 (4.35%) DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) AS400
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Information Security Management
3 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
3 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
3 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
4 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
4 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
6 2 (8.70%) Content Management
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) CISSP
4 7 (30.43%) CISM
4 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
3 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
3 4 (17.39%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) GPFS
1 2 (8.70%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
1 2 (8.70%) IBM
1 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat