The 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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSA SecurID
Rank 601 558 573
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +15
Contract jobs citing SecurID 16 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.061% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.091% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 17
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£481 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £230 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17525 16502 17427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.63% 31.32% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10232 10133
Average daily rate £413 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 720 646 880
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.81 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -27.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 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 17 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 1 October 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 16 £481 +24.19% 2
London +4 15 £481 +24.19% 1
City of London +30 6 £393 +42.81% 1
Berkshire +13 1 - -
South East -16 1 - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Wimborne - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

SecurID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
2 16 (39.02%) Firewall
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 13 (31.71%) UNIX
4 13 (31.71%) Solaris
4 13 (31.71%) HP
5 12 (29.27%) Windows
5 12 (29.27%) Cisco
5 12 (29.27%) VPN
5 12 (29.27%) Finance
5 12 (29.27%) Network Security
6 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (26.83%) Juniper
7 9 (21.95%) CISSP
7 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
7 9 (21.95%) Fortinet
8 8 (19.51%) VAX
8 8 (19.51%) NetBackup
8 8 (19.51%) Backup Exec
8 8 (19.51%) Financial Institution
8 8 (19.51%) AS400
8 8 (19.51%) IBM
8 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
8 8 (19.51%) SLA
8 8 (19.51%) VMS
8 8 (19.51%) LAN
8 8 (19.51%) Veritas
8 8 (19.51%) OpenView
8 8 (19.51%) Tivoli
8 8 (19.51%) Tivoli NetView

SecurID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) VPN
2 12 (29.27%) Network Security
3 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.51%) LAN
4 7 (17.07%) WAN
4 7 (17.07%) SSL
5 6 (14.63%) IPsec
5 6 (14.63%) Wireless
5 6 (14.63%) OSPF
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (12.20%) DMZ
6 5 (12.20%) RIP
6 5 (12.20%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (9.76%) BIG-IP
7 4 (9.76%) TACACS
7 4 (9.76%) BGP
7 4 (9.76%) Internet
7 4 (9.76%) Junos
8 3 (7.32%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Financial Institution
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Network Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Network Technician
7 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) IP Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Network Design Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) VAX
1 8 (19.51%) AS400
1 8 (19.51%) Hedge funds
2 3 (7.32%) iPad
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
3 2 (4.88%) e-Health
4 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) UNIX
1 13 (31.71%) Solaris
2 12 (29.27%) Windows
3 8 (19.51%) VMS
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (17.07%) Workflow
3 5 (12.20%) Project Management
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (12.20%) Validation
4 4 (9.76%) Service Management
5 3 (7.32%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (7.32%) eTOM
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security
6 2 (4.88%) Product Management
6 2 (4.88%) Network Management
7 1 (2.44%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) C
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.95%) CISSP
3 7 (17.07%) CCNP
4 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) CCIE
5 5 (12.20%) CISM
6 4 (9.76%) CCSP
7 3 (7.32%) CCNA
7 3 (7.32%) Degree
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.44%) APMP
9 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.44%) ISEB
9 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.44%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) SLA
2 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) NetBackup
1 8 (19.51%) Backup Exec
1 8 (19.51%) OpenView
1 8 (19.51%) Tivoli
1 8 (19.51%) Tivoli NetView
1 8 (19.51%) Netcool
1 8 (19.51%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (19.51%) Control-M
1 8 (19.51%) Legato
1 8 (19.51%) HP SIM
2 2 (4.88%) WSUS
2 2 (4.88%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (4.88%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) CheckPoint
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) HP
4 12 (29.27%) Cisco
5 11 (26.83%) Juniper
6 9 (21.95%) Fortinet
7 8 (19.51%) IBM
7 8 (19.51%) Veritas
7 8 (19.51%) Remedy
7 8 (19.51%) Wall Street Systems
7 8 (19.51%) Tufin
8 5 (12.20%) TippingPoint
8 5 (12.20%) Citrix
9 4 (9.76%) Blue Coat
9 4 (9.76%) F5
10 3 (7.32%) AlgoSec
10 3 (7.32%) Websense
10 3 (7.32%) VMware
11 2 (4.88%) CA
11 2 (4.88%) Proofpoint
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