The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Security Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Administrator
Rank 616 604 619
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Administrator 28 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.070% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.074% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 2
Median daily rate £275 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £356 -
% change year-on-year
-48.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +43.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Security Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Security Administrator in the job title.

Security Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Administrator within the UK.

Security Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Security Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Administrator within the UK.

Security Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Administrator
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -38 26 £275 -21.42% 3
London -17 9 £382 +69.77% 1
South West +11 5 £431 +72.50% 1
South East -8 5 £163 -48.81% 1
East of England +20 4 £185 -48.07%
Bristol - 3 - - 1
Norfolk - 3 £185 -
City of London +32 2 £416 +84.88%
Hampshire +4 2 £163 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £163 -
North East - 2 - -
Gloucestershire -2 1 £550 +120.00%
Wiltshire - 1 £313 -
Merseyside - 1 £293 -
Berkshire - 1 £235 -
Gloucester - 1 £550 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Great Yarmouth - 1 £200 -
Swindon - 1 £313 -
North West - 1 £293 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Security Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Security Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
1 9 (24.32%) Information Security
2 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
4 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
4 6 (16.22%) RACF
4 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
5 5 (13.51%) MS Office
5 5 (13.51%) VPN
5 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.51%) Nagios
5 5 (13.51%) CCSE
6 4 (10.81%) zSecure
6 4 (10.81%) Finance
6 4 (10.81%) Legal
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Network Security
6 4 (10.81%) Internet
6 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) IBM
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (8.11%) OSPF
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) CISSP
7 3 (8.11%) Mainframe

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP GRC
1 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.81%) Internet
3 4 (10.81%) Network Security
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
4 3 (8.11%) IPv4
4 3 (8.11%) IPv6
4 3 (8.11%) MRTG
4 3 (8.11%) OSPF
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) Skype
5 2 (5.41%) SNMP
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.70%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) Power BI
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
1 4 (10.81%) Legal
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Military
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Regular Expression
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) RSS
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Information Security
2 4 (10.81%) Service Management
2 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Change Management
3 3 (8.11%) Network Design
3 3 (8.11%) Validation
4 2 (5.41%) Boundary Protection
4 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.41%) Data Security
4 2 (5.41%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (5.41%) E-Discovery
4 2 (5.41%) ERP
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (2.70%) Line Management
5 1 (2.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (2.70%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.41%) Java
1 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.41%) Perl
1 2 (5.41%) PHP
1 2 (5.41%) Python
1 2 (5.41%) Ruby
1 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) CCSE
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) CCNP
4 3 (8.11%) CCSA
4 3 (8.11%) CISSP
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) GIAC
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) RACF
3 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Nagios
2 4 (10.81%) zSecure
3 2 (5.41%) EnCase
3 2 (5.41%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Infoblox
4 3 (8.11%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) Intel Security
5 2 (5.41%) Lumension
5 2 (5.41%) Remedy
5 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
5 2 (5.41%) Splunk
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