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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 625 626 638
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 22 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.057% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.071% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 3
Median daily rate £313 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £375 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £565 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £413 £395
% change year-on-year
-28.72% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
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
44775 46207 43715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 80.33% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29547 30038 27060
Median daily rate £438 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1253 1181
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 20 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 30 August 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 -10 18 £357 -16.00% 11
South East -3 5 £294 -28.72% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £460 - 1
East of England - 4 £275 - 1
Bedford - 4 £275 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £460 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £275 - 1
Surrey +6 3 - -
London -17 3 £402 -23.52% 7
City of London +28 2 £402 - 2
South West +9 2 £313 -24.24%
Bristol -3 2 £313 -43.18%
Tadworth - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £500 -
Epsom +7 1 - -
Hampshire +2 1 £294 -51.00% 1
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 £350 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £350 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 18 (54.55%) Firewall
2 17 (51.52%) ITIL
3 16 (48.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (48.48%) Incident Management
4 14 (42.42%) Windows
5 13 (39.39%) Network Security
6 12 (36.36%) Information Security
7 11 (33.33%) LAN
7 11 (33.33%) SSL
8 10 (30.30%) Problem Management
9 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
9 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 9 (27.27%) VPN
10 8 (24.24%) WAN
10 8 (24.24%) Linux
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco
10 8 (24.24%) Internet
10 8 (24.24%) Change Management
10 8 (24.24%) SIEM
11 7 (21.21%) Capacity Management
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (21.21%) IPsec
11 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (21.21%) Project Management
11 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
11 7 (21.21%) MPLS
11 7 (21.21%) DHCP
11 7 (21.21%) DNS
11 7 (21.21%) SNMP
12 6 (18.18%) Unix

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 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
1 2 (6.06%) JBoss
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Firewall
2 16 (48.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (39.39%) Network Security
4 11 (33.33%) LAN
4 11 (33.33%) SSL
5 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 9 (27.27%) VPN
6 8 (24.24%) Internet
6 8 (24.24%) WAN
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (21.21%) DHCP
7 7 (21.21%) DNS
7 7 (21.21%) IPsec
7 7 (21.21%) MPLS
7 7 (21.21%) SNMP
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (9.09%) ADSL
9 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 3 (9.09%) HSRP
9 3 (9.09%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Security Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Network Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Network Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Cryptography
2 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (15.15%) Driving Licence
3 5 (15.15%) Virtual Team
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (12.12%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.03%) Clustering
6 1 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.03%) Online Games
6 1 (3.03%) Replication
6 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) VMS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Incident Management
3 12 (36.36%) Information Security
4 10 (30.30%) Problem Management
5 8 (24.24%) Change Management
5 8 (24.24%) SIEM
6 7 (21.21%) Capacity Management
6 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (18.18%) Security Patching
8 5 (15.15%) Analytics
8 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (15.15%) Change Control
8 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
8 5 (15.15%) Use Case
8 5 (15.15%) Virtual Team Management
8 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (12.12%) Security Management
9 4 (12.12%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Perl
2 3 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) CISSP
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) CCNP
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) GCIA
3 3 (9.09%) GIAC
3 3 (9.09%) GSEC
3 3 (9.09%) SANS
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) CISM
4 2 (6.06%) GCIH
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) RHCSA
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CISA
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 5 (15.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.03%) ISO27002
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Snort
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) QRadar
4 1 (3.03%) RSA Archer
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Juniper
3 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.12%) Palo Alto
4 4 (12.12%) Qualys
4 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.09%) ArcSight
5 3 (9.09%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) arcserve
6 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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