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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSA SecurID
Rank 568 570 539
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -31
Contract jobs citing SecurID 27 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.023% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.075% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £255 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - -

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
16672 16035 14712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.22% 31.07% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10749 9939 8668
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 688 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 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 19 December 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 -15 27 £400 +56.86% 2
South East -7 15 £400 -
London +14 7 £435 +85.10% 2
City of London +5 2 £435 +58.18%
Surrey - 1 - -
Cobham - 1 - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -

SecurID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (55.32%) CheckPoint
2 24 (51.06%) VPN
2 24 (51.06%) Firewall
3 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
4 22 (46.81%) Network Security
5 21 (44.68%) Cisco
5 21 (44.68%) ITIL
6 19 (40.43%) Windows
6 19 (40.43%) CISSP
6 19 (40.43%) Fortinet
7 18 (38.30%) Tufin
7 18 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (36.17%) CCNP
8 17 (36.17%) OSPF
9 16 (34.04%) IPsec
9 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
10 15 (31.91%) SSL
10 15 (31.91%) RIP
10 15 (31.91%) F5
11 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
11 14 (29.79%) LAN
11 14 (29.79%) Wireless
11 14 (29.79%) Internet
12 13 (27.66%) PCI DSS
12 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
12 13 (27.66%) Degree
12 13 (27.66%) eTOM
12 13 (27.66%) AlgoSec
13 12 (25.53%) Validation
13 12 (25.53%) Active Directory

SecurID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (8.51%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) VPN
1 24 (51.06%) Firewall
2 22 (46.81%) Network Security
3 17 (36.17%) OSPF
4 16 (34.04%) IPsec
5 15 (31.91%) SSL
5 15 (31.91%) RIP
6 14 (29.79%) LAN
6 14 (29.79%) Wireless
6 14 (29.79%) Internet
7 11 (23.40%) WAN
8 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
8 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (19.15%) DHCP
10 8 (17.02%) WLAN
10 8 (17.02%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (14.89%) MPLS
11 7 (14.89%) VoIP
12 5 (10.64%) DNS
12 5 (10.64%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.26%) MSI
General
1 16 (34.04%) Telecoms
2 10 (21.28%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Legal
5 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.26%) Law
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Security Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Design Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Network Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Security Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Network Security Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) IP Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Network Design Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) IT Support
7 3 (6.38%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Network Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Security Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.38%) iPad
2 3 (6.38%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
3 2 (4.26%) VAX
3 2 (4.26%) e-Health
3 2 (4.26%) AS400
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.02%) UNIX
4 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
4 7 (14.89%) Solaris
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.38%) VMS
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) ITIL
2 13 (27.66%) eTOM
3 12 (25.53%) Validation
4 9 (19.15%) Demand Forecasting
4 9 (19.15%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (14.89%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (10.64%) Workflow
6 5 (10.64%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.26%) Change Management
9 2 (4.26%) Identity Management
10 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.13%) Quality Management
10 1 (2.13%) Service Management
10 1 (2.13%) Benchmarking
10 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) CISSP
2 18 (38.30%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (36.17%) CCNP
4 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
5 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
5 13 (27.66%) Degree
6 5 (10.64%) CISM
6 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.38%) CCIE
7 3 (6.38%) CCSP
8 2 (4.26%) MCITP
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.13%) ISEB
9 1 (2.13%) CCNA
9 1 (2.13%) APMP
9 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) XenApp
2 5 (10.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (8.51%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.38%) vSphere
4 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.26%) Novell eDirectory
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
2 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.26%) HP SIM
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.26%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (4.26%) EdgeSight
2 2 (4.26%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (4.26%) OpenView
2 2 (4.26%) Legato
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli NetView
2 2 (4.26%) Netcool
2 2 (4.26%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (4.26%) Control-M
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) CheckPoint
2 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
3 21 (44.68%) Cisco
4 19 (40.43%) Fortinet
5 18 (38.30%) Tufin
6 15 (31.91%) F5
7 13 (27.66%) AlgoSec
8 10 (21.28%) Citrix
9 9 (19.15%) CA
9 9 (19.15%) HP
10 7 (14.89%) Juniper
10 7 (14.89%) VMware
11 5 (10.64%) Lotus
11 5 (10.64%) TippingPoint
12 4 (8.51%) Symantec
13 3 (6.38%) McAfee
13 3 (6.38%) Websense
13 3 (6.38%) Oracle
13 3 (6.38%) Veritas
13 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat