The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Security
Rank 584 568 583
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing Online Security 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.005% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£550 £453 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.54% +13.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 24 July 2014.

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 9 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 24 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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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 -12 5 £550 +21.54% 4
London +9 4 £550 +21.54% 4
Maidenhead - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Online Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Identity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Online Banking
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange

Online Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
1 1 (12.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Identity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft