The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Administrator
Rank 590 560 558
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Administrator 22 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.035% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.038% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 7
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£175 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £193 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £327 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £163 £348
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -53.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £13.38 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.97% +33.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £11.78 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-23.56% +17.75%

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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 22 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 27 November 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 0 22 £175 -36.36% 4
London -13 10 £155 -43.63%
South East -19 6 £175 +7.69% 2
City of London +22 5 £160 -37.25%
West Midlands -11 4 £450 -
Hampshire -30 2 £190 +16.92% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Southampton -6 1 £190 +16.92%
East of England -13 1 £325 - 1
Essex - 1 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Royston - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Eastleigh - - - - 1

Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (17.24%) Lotus
5 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) Windows
5 5 (17.24%) IBM Notes
6 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
6 4 (13.79%) DNS
6 4 (13.79%) Websense
6 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
7 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security
7 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
7 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
7 3 (10.34%) Finance
7 3 (10.34%) LAN
7 3 (10.34%) WAN
7 3 (10.34%) MS Office
8 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
8 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
8 2 (6.90%) DHCP
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003

Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP GRC
1 1 (3.45%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) SNMP
4 1 (3.45%) SMTP
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MS Access
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) HPUX
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (10.34%) Information Security
3 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Data Security
4 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) SIEM
4 2 (6.90%) Line Management
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Security
5 1 (3.45%) Data Entry
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.45%) Korn
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) qmail
3 1 (3.45%) Squid
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Lotus
3 4 (13.79%) Websense
4 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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