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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSA SecurID
Rank 585 586 535
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -51
Contract jobs citing SecurID 11 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.017% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.065% 0.054% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 14
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£425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £206
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +93.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -

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
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 12 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 29 May 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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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 -21 10 £438 +9.37% 4
North West -15 4 £450 +26.76%
Hampshire +1 3 - -
South East -3 3 - -
London +2 2 £425 - 2
Cheshire -9 2 £425 +19.71%
Manchester - 2 £450 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

SecurID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (73.53%) ITIL
2 24 (70.59%) Cisco
3 23 (67.65%) VPN
4 20 (58.82%) CheckPoint
5 19 (55.88%) Firewall
6 17 (50.00%) Network Security
7 16 (47.06%) SSL
7 16 (47.06%) Windows
7 16 (47.06%) LAN
8 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
9 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
10 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
11 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
11 12 (35.29%) Degree
11 12 (35.29%) F5
11 12 (35.29%) CCNP
11 12 (35.29%) Internet
11 12 (35.29%) Wireless
11 12 (35.29%) IPsec
11 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
12 11 (32.35%) OSPF
12 11 (32.35%) WAN
12 11 (32.35%) Fortinet
13 10 (29.41%) Cisco ISE
13 10 (29.41%) TrustSec
13 10 (29.41%) WLAN
13 10 (29.41%) CA
13 10 (29.41%) Juniper

SecurID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
1 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
1 3 (8.82%) Lotus Domino
1 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) VPN
2 19 (55.88%) Firewall
3 17 (50.00%) Network Security
4 16 (47.06%) SSL
4 16 (47.06%) LAN
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (35.29%) Internet
6 12 (35.29%) Wireless
6 12 (35.29%) IPsec
7 11 (32.35%) OSPF
7 11 (32.35%) WAN
8 10 (29.41%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (29.41%) WLAN
9 9 (26.47%) RIP
10 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
10 7 (20.59%) DHCP
11 5 (14.71%) MPLS
12 4 (11.76%) DNS
12 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (8.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (5.88%) Ant
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
1 2 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Security Engineer
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Design Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Network Design Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) IP Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Network Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) IT Support
4 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.88%) Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Support Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) SailPoint
1 2 (5.88%) XACML
1 2 (5.88%) OpenID
1 2 (5.88%) OAuth
1 2 (5.88%) SAML
1 2 (5.88%) XHTML
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (20.59%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Solaris
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX
7 1 (2.94%) VMS
7 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Validation
2 10 (29.41%) eTOM
3 8 (23.53%) Service Management
4 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (14.71%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) ITSM
6 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.88%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) Computer Security
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Ruby
1 2 (5.88%) Python
1 2 (5.88%) C
1 2 (5.88%) Java
1 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.88%) Perl
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 12 (35.29%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) CISSP
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CCSE
5 1 (2.94%) CCSP
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) TrustSec
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (5.88%) OpenAM
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 20 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) F5
5 11 (32.35%) Fortinet
6 10 (29.41%) CA
6 10 (29.41%) Juniper
7 9 (26.47%) Citrix
7 9 (26.47%) AlgoSec
7 9 (26.47%) Tufin
8 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
9 5 (14.71%) VMware
10 4 (11.76%) Symantec
11 3 (8.82%) Brocade
11 3 (8.82%) Lotus
12 2 (5.88%) ForgeRock
12 2 (5.88%) McAfee
12 2 (5.88%) IBM
12 2 (5.88%) Oracle
12 2 (5.88%) Sourcefire