The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term SecurID in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SecurID over the 3 months to 25 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSA SecurID
Rank 568 537 550
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs citing SecurID 25 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.061% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 22
Average daily rate
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£410 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £211 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £308 £360
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13784 13507 14222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.47% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8368 8151 8153
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 613 778
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%

SecurID
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SecurID within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SecurID Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SecurID
Daily Rate Trend

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

SecurID Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SecurID
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SecurID within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SecurID Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SecurID
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SecurID Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SecurID
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SecurID within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -34 25 £410 +26.15% 4
London +1 15 £429 +27.03% 2
South East -11 8 £400 +37.93% 1
City of London +15 3 £550 +62.96%
Berkshire +2 3 - - 1
Bracknell +8 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £355 -
Cheshire - 2 £355 -
North West - 2 £355 -
Reading +9 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

SecurID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SecurID 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 SecurID.

1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) VPN
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 8 (28.57%) Backup Exec
4 8 (28.57%) VAX
4 8 (28.57%) Wall Street Systems
4 8 (28.57%) Hedge funds
4 8 (28.57%) HP SIM
4 8 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 8 (28.57%) AS400
4 8 (28.57%) Veritas
4 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 8 (28.57%) Legato
4 8 (28.57%) Tivoli
4 8 (28.57%) Tivoli NetView
4 8 (28.57%) Netcool
4 8 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (28.57%) Control-M
4 8 (28.57%) Remedy
4 8 (28.57%) VMS
4 8 (28.57%) Solaris
4 8 (28.57%) UNIX
4 8 (28.57%) OpenView
4 8 (28.57%) HP
4 8 (28.57%) SLA
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) IBM
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification

SecurID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SecurID 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 SecurID. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) VPN
2 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) SSL
4 4 (14.29%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) Wireless
4 4 (14.29%) IPsec
4 4 (14.29%) OSPF
4 4 (14.29%) RIP
4 4 (14.29%) Network Security
5 3 (10.71%) Junos
5 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.14%) MPLS
6 2 (7.14%) BGP
7 1 (3.57%) DSL
7 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.57%) TACACS
7 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.57%) Extranet
7 1 (3.57%) ISDN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Network Technician
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery Coordinator
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support
6 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) IT Assistant
6 1 (3.57%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) AS400
1 8 (28.57%) VAX
1 8 (28.57%) Hedge funds
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) UNIX
1 8 (28.57%) Solaris
1 8 (28.57%) VMS
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
1 4 (14.29%) Service Management
2 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (10.71%) eTOM
2 3 (10.71%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Product Management
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) Network Management
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) CCNP
4 3 (10.71%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) CCIE
4 3 (10.71%) CCSP
4 3 (10.71%) CISSP
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) CCDP
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Legato
1 8 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 8 (28.57%) Tivoli NetView
1 8 (28.57%) Netcool
1 8 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (28.57%) Control-M
1 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 8 (28.57%) Backup Exec
1 8 (28.57%) OpenView
1 8 (28.57%) HP SIM
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) HP
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) IBM
2 8 (28.57%) Veritas
2 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 8 (28.57%) Remedy
2 8 (28.57%) Wall Street Systems
3 6 (21.43%) Juniper
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Websense
5 3 (10.71%) Tufin
5 3 (10.71%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) AlgoSec
5 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.57%) CA
7 1 (3.57%) Proofpoint