The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Administrator
Rank 582 556 555
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Administrator 8 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.033% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.036% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £389 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Security Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 August 2014.

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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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 -15 6 £300 -7.69% 2
London -6 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -9 1 - -
East of England -17 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Biggleswade - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Administrator in their job title 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 with Security Administrator in their job title.

1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.04%) UNIX
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) Banking
5 3 (13.04%) SAP Security
5 3 (13.04%) SAP
6 2 (8.70%) SIEM
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.70%) QA
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) Firewall
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) Law
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script

Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Administrator in their job title 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 with Security Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) WorkSite
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP R/3
1 1 (4.35%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) LDAP
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) SNMP
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Local Government
4 1 (4.35%) International Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) CCTV
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) HPUX
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) SAP Security
3 2 (8.70%) SIEM
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Security
4 1 (4.35%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.35%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) Korn
2 1 (4.35%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
2 1 (4.35%) Squid
2 1 (4.35%) qmail
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
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