The table below looks at the statistics for Online Security skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Security over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Security
Rank 608 587 583
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Online Security 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.014% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
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£473 £550 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.09% +21.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £383 -
% change year-on-year
+10.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
44318 41702 38141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.68% 76.22% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28766 25845 23099
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1167 1177 1114
Average hourly rate £28.85 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Online Security
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Online Security within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Online Security Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Online Security
Daily Rate Trend

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

Online Security Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Online Security
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Online Security within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Online Security Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Online Security
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Online Security Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Online Security
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Security within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England -29 2 £533 -3.18% 2
Scotland -1 1 £250 -23.07%
London -2 1 £473 -14.09%
Edinburgh -5 1 £250 -23.07%
North West -20 1 £593 +34.65%
Preston - 1 £593 -
Lancashire - 1 £593 -

Online Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Online Security 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 Online Security.

1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier

Online Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Online Security 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 Online Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Content Editor
1 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) OOD
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Business Development
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Google