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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSA SecurID
Rank 553 558 526
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs citing SecurID 23 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.052% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Average daily rate
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£248 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £365 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year
-27.08% -

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
15635 15394 13687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.79% 30.63% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9683 9376 8207
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 614 778
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 2015.

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 8 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 27 February 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 -3 23 £248 +10.00% 3
London -19 3 £205 -8.88% 1
Manchester - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

SecurID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (74.42%) VPN
2 31 (72.09%) ITIL
3 29 (67.44%) Cisco
4 27 (62.79%) CheckPoint
5 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
6 24 (55.81%) Firewall
6 24 (55.81%) Network Security
7 22 (51.16%) Windows
8 21 (48.84%) SSL
9 20 (46.51%) IPsec
10 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (44.19%) Internet
10 19 (44.19%) LAN
11 18 (41.86%) OSPF
11 18 (41.86%) CCNP
11 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
11 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
12 17 (39.53%) Wireless
12 17 (39.53%) Fortinet
12 17 (39.53%) F5
13 16 (37.21%) Degree
13 16 (37.21%) eTOM
13 16 (37.21%) CISSP
13 16 (37.21%) RIP
14 15 (34.88%) PCI DSS
14 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
14 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
14 15 (34.88%) Tufin
14 15 (34.88%) AlgoSec
15 14 (32.56%) Cisco ASA

SecurID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (11.63%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (9.30%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
3 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (74.42%) VPN
2 24 (55.81%) Firewall
2 24 (55.81%) Network Security
3 21 (48.84%) SSL
4 20 (46.51%) IPsec
5 19 (44.19%) Internet
5 19 (44.19%) LAN
6 18 (41.86%) OSPF
7 17 (39.53%) Wireless
8 16 (37.21%) RIP
9 14 (32.56%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (30.23%) WLAN
11 12 (27.91%) WAN
11 12 (27.91%) Cisco ISE
12 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
12 10 (23.26%) DHCP
13 7 (16.28%) VoIP
13 7 (16.28%) MPLS
14 5 (11.63%) DNS
15 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (4.65%) MSI
General
1 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.91%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Legal
5 2 (4.65%) Law
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.33%) Retail
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Security Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Design Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Network Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Support Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) IP Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (9.30%) Network Design Specialist
7 4 (9.30%) Network Specialist
7 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
7 4 (9.30%) Security Specialist
7 4 (9.30%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Security Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) IT Support
9 2 (4.65%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) PKI
3 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.33%) iPhone
3 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.33%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.30%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) VMS
6 1 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) ITIL
2 16 (37.21%) eTOM
3 12 (27.91%) Validation
4 11 (25.58%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (25.58%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (9.30%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) ITSM
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.65%) Computer Security
7 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.33%) Change Management
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.33%) Benchmarking
8 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VBScript
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (41.86%) CCNP
3 16 (37.21%) CISSP
3 16 (37.21%) Degree
4 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
4 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.65%) MCITP
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE
7 1 (2.33%) CCSP
7 1 (2.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (11.63%) XenApp
3 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.65%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Cisco
2 27 (62.79%) CheckPoint
3 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
4 17 (39.53%) Fortinet
4 17 (39.53%) F5
5 15 (34.88%) AlgoSec
5 15 (34.88%) Tufin
6 13 (30.23%) CA
7 12 (27.91%) Citrix
8 9 (20.93%) VMware
9 8 (18.60%) Juniper
10 7 (16.28%) Blue Coat
11 5 (11.63%) Lotus
12 4 (9.30%) Symantec
13 3 (6.98%) McAfee
13 3 (6.98%) Oracle
14 2 (4.65%) HP
14 2 (4.65%) Websense
15 1 (2.33%) BT
15 1 (2.33%) 3Com