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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Security
Rank 625 608 585
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Contract jobs citing Online Security 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£399 £444 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -1.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 8 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 4 September 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 +1 7 £473 +6.47%
London +10 5 £473 +6.47%
Edinburgh - 1 £250 -
Scotland - 1 £250 -
Preston - 1 £593 -
Lancashire - 1 £593 -
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £593 -

Online Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (40.00%) Automotive
2 4 (40.00%) Legal
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (40.00%) Lync
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce

Online Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (40.00%) Lync
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 4 (40.00%) Automotive
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Content Editor
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) UML
1 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (10.00%) OOD
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (10.00%) Workflow
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (10.00%) Scrum
1 1 (10.00%) TDD
1 1 (10.00%) Content Management
1 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (10.00%) Business Development
1 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) XenApp
1 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) HP