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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSA SecurID
Rank 616 583 581
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -2
Contract jobs citing SecurID 10 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.056% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.060% 0.18% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate £275 £343 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.70% -25.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £181 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £415 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £398 -
% change year-on-year
-30.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
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
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -22 10 £275 -19.70% 1
South East -1 4 £385 -3.75%
Surrey -9 4 £385 -2.53%
Birmingham - 4 £200 -
West Midlands - 4 £200 -
London +6 2 £280 +36.58% 1
Epsom +5 2 £385 -
City of London - 1 £185 -

SecurID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) CheckPoint
3 18 (54.55%) Windows
3 18 (54.55%) VPN
4 17 (51.52%) Juniper
4 17 (51.52%) Cisco
5 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
5 14 (42.42%) Palo Alto
6 13 (39.39%) ITIL
6 13 (39.39%) Finance
7 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 12 (36.36%) SSL
8 11 (33.33%) WAN
8 11 (33.33%) LAN
8 11 (33.33%) Blue Coat
8 11 (33.33%) Network Security
9 10 (30.30%) Linux
10 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (24.24%) ITSM
10 8 (24.24%) Service Management
10 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
11 7 (21.21%) Intel Security
11 7 (21.21%) Forcepoint
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (21.21%) Rapid7
11 7 (21.21%) Nexpose
11 7 (21.21%) QRadar
12 6 (18.18%) Internet
12 6 (18.18%) IPsec
12 6 (18.18%) Information Security

SecurID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) VPN
3 12 (36.36%) SSL
3 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 11 (33.33%) LAN
4 11 (33.33%) Network Security
4 11 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (18.18%) Internet
5 6 (18.18%) IPsec
6 5 (15.15%) DNS
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (12.12%) Junos
8 3 (9.09%) Wireless
9 2 (6.06%) ADSL
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
10 1 (3.03%) VoIP
10 1 (3.03%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
1 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Security Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Check Point Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Information Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) LAN Security Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) LAN/WAN Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.12%) BYOD
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Solaris
5 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.09%) Android
6 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.06%) BlackBerry OS
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) ITSM
2 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
2 8 (24.24%) Service Management
3 6 (18.18%) Information Security
4 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.12%) Workflow
6 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Coaching
6 3 (9.09%) Computer Security
6 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) CCSP
4 3 (9.09%) CCIE
4 3 (9.09%) CCNA
4 3 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CCSE
6 1 (3.03%) CISSP
6 1 (3.03%) GIAC
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Nexpose
1 7 (21.21%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) CheckPoint
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) Juniper
3 14 (42.42%) Palo Alto
4 11 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 7 (21.21%) Forcepoint
5 7 (21.21%) Intel Security
5 7 (21.21%) Rapid7
6 5 (15.15%) Sun
7 4 (12.12%) Citrix
8 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.06%) Acronis
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.06%) MobileIron
9 2 (6.06%) VMware
10 1 (3.03%) BT
10 1 (3.03%) F5