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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSA SecurID
Rank 579 595 556
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -39
Contract jobs citing SecurID 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.007% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.083% 0.023% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £165 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
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
16905 17481 14911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.25% 31.01% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10395 10746 8904
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 665 713
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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
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 11 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 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 13 £425 +88.88% 2
North West - 4 £450 -
Manchester - 2 £450 -
London +3 1 - - 1
Leeds - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

SecurID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 35 (77.78%) ITIL
2 31 (68.89%) VPN
3 28 (62.22%) Cisco
4 25 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 23 (51.11%) Firewall
6 23 (51.11%) Network Security
7 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
7 21 (46.67%) SSL
7 21 (46.67%) Windows
8 19 (42.22%) Telecoms
8 19 (42.22%) Internet
9 18 (40.00%) IPsec
9 18 (40.00%) LAN
9 18 (40.00%) Degree
10 17 (37.78%) Fortinet
10 17 (37.78%) F5
10 17 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (35.56%) CCNP
11 16 (35.56%) Wireless
11 16 (35.56%) OSPF
11 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
11 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
11 16 (35.56%) eTOM
12 15 (33.33%) PCI DSS
12 15 (33.33%) Tufin
12 15 (33.33%) AlgoSec
12 15 (33.33%) CISSP
12 15 (33.33%) RIP
13 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA

SecurID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (8.89%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS Office
3 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (68.89%) VPN
2 23 (51.11%) Firewall
2 23 (51.11%) Network Security
3 21 (46.67%) SSL
4 19 (42.22%) Internet
5 18 (40.00%) LAN
5 18 (40.00%) IPsec
6 16 (35.56%) Wireless
6 16 (35.56%) OSPF
7 15 (33.33%) RIP
8 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (26.67%) WLAN
9 12 (26.67%) WAN
10 11 (24.44%) Cisco ISE
11 9 (20.00%) DHCP
12 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
13 6 (13.33%) MPLS
14 5 (11.11%) DNS
14 5 (11.11%) VoIP
15 4 (8.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) DB2
1 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Ant
1 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
1 2 (4.44%) Maven
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 19 (42.22%) Telecoms
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Security Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Design Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) IP Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) Security Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Service Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
7 4 (8.89%) Network Design Specialist
7 4 (8.89%) Network Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) IT Support
8 3 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) CSS
1 2 (4.44%) XHTML
1 2 (4.44%) SAML
1 2 (4.44%) OAuth
1 2 (4.44%) XACML
1 2 (4.44%) OpenID
1 2 (4.44%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.44%) PKI
2 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.22%) BYOD
3 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.33%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.67%) Solaris
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.44%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) UNIX
8 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) ITIL
2 16 (35.56%) eTOM
3 12 (26.67%) Validation
4 11 (24.44%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (24.44%) Demand Forecasting
5 8 (17.78%) Service Management
6 4 (8.89%) Identity Management
6 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) ITSM
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Python
2 2 (4.44%) Ruby
2 2 (4.44%) C
2 2 (4.44%) Java
2 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Degree
2 17 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (35.56%) CCNP
3 16 (35.56%) SC Cleared
3 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
4 15 (33.33%) CISSP
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CCSP
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (6.67%) XenApp
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Novell eDirectory
3 2 (4.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.44%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Cisco
2 25 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (37.78%) Fortinet
4 17 (37.78%) F5
5 15 (33.33%) Tufin
5 15 (33.33%) AlgoSec
6 12 (26.67%) CA
7 11 (24.44%) Citrix
8 9 (20.00%) Juniper
9 7 (15.56%) VMware
9 7 (15.56%) Blue Coat
10 5 (11.11%) Symantec
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle
10 5 (11.11%) Lotus
11 3 (6.67%) HP
11 3 (6.67%) McAfee
12 2 (4.44%) Websense
12 2 (4.44%) ForgeRock
12 2 (4.44%) Aruba