The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 629 622 612
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 14 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.034% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.043% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Median daily rate £309 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.21% +5.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £413 £390
% change year-on-year
-25.21% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43626 44488 42241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.57% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29009 28650 26554
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1028 1199 1213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Computer Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Security
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Security within the UK.

Computer Security Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Computer Security
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Security within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Computer Security Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Computer Security
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Security within the UK.

Computer Security Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Computer Security
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 13 £309 -25.21% 10
South East +1 5 £337 -15.75% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £275 - 1
Bedford - 4 £275 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
East of England - 4 £275 - 1
Surrey -1 3 - -
Sheffield - 3 £450 -
Tadworth - 2 - -
Epsom 0 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £337 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Jersey - 1 - -

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 27 (60.00%) Firewall
1 27 (60.00%) Information Security
2 26 (57.78%) ITIL
3 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
4 21 (46.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (44.44%) SSL
5 20 (44.44%) LAN
6 19 (42.22%) Incident Management
6 19 (42.22%) Network Security
7 18 (40.00%) Problem Management
7 18 (40.00%) Change Management
7 18 (40.00%) Windows
7 18 (40.00%) DNS
8 17 (37.78%) Internet
9 16 (35.56%) Cisco
9 16 (35.56%) WAN
9 16 (35.56%) Management Information System
10 15 (33.33%) IPsec
10 15 (33.33%) Cryptography
10 15 (33.33%) DHCP
10 15 (33.33%) Project Management
10 15 (33.33%) Capacity Management
10 15 (33.33%) Data Centre
11 14 (31.11%) Security Patching
11 14 (31.11%) MPLS
11 14 (31.11%) SNMP
11 14 (31.11%) Linux
12 12 (26.67%) SIEM
13 11 (24.44%) 802.1X
13 11 (24.44%) Network Management

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) Apache
1 5 (11.11%) JBoss
1 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) Firewall
2 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
3 21 (46.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (44.44%) LAN
4 20 (44.44%) SSL
5 19 (42.22%) Network Security
6 18 (40.00%) DNS
7 17 (37.78%) Internet
8 16 (35.56%) WAN
9 15 (33.33%) DHCP
9 15 (33.33%) IPsec
10 14 (31.11%) MPLS
10 14 (31.11%) SNMP
11 11 (24.44%) VPN
12 10 (22.22%) ADSL
12 10 (22.22%) Ethernet
12 10 (22.22%) ICMP
12 10 (22.22%) ISDN
12 10 (22.22%) PSTN
12 10 (22.22%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Security Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Network Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Network Security Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Security Specialist
5 5 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Information Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Support
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Support
7 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Management Information System
2 15 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 15 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 11 (24.44%) Driving Licence
4 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (13.33%) Virtual Team
6 5 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
8 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (2.22%) Clustering
9 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (2.22%) Online Games
9 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Unix
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Windows NT
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) VMS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Information Security
2 26 (57.78%) ITIL
3 19 (42.22%) Incident Management
4 18 (40.00%) Change Management
4 18 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 15 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 15 (33.33%) Project Management
6 14 (31.11%) Security Patching
7 12 (26.67%) SIEM
8 11 (24.44%) Network Management
9 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
9 10 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (15.56%) Information Assurance
11 6 (13.33%) Change Control
11 6 (13.33%) Server Hardening
12 5 (11.11%) Analytics
12 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (11.11%) Patch Management
12 5 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) Perl
1 6 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) CISSP
2 10 (22.22%) CCNA
2 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (15.56%) Degree
3 7 (15.56%) GIAC
4 6 (13.33%) GCIH
5 5 (11.11%) CISM
5 5 (11.11%) RHCSA
6 4 (8.89%) CEH
6 4 (8.89%) CISA
6 4 (8.89%) ISACA
7 3 (6.67%) CCNP
7 3 (6.67%) MCSE
7 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (4.44%) HND
9 1 (2.22%) MCITP
9 1 (2.22%) MCP
9 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (17.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.22%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (4.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (4.44%) QRadar
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco
2 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 5 (11.11%) Cyberoam
2 5 (11.11%) F5
2 5 (11.11%) Juniper
2 5 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Qualys
3 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.44%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) Splunk
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec
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