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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Administrator
Rank 625 623 633
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Administrator 30 31 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.054% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.057% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 1
Median daily rate £379 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £18.75 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 18 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 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 +11 28 £381 -1.80%
London -8 13 £378 +0.66%
South East +19 9 £425 -5.55%
Middlesex +6 6 £450 -
East of England +11 3 £388 +10.85%
City of London +12 2 £405 -7.48%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £407 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £163 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £407 -
South West +9 1 £550 +12.82%
Scotland +6 1 - -
Essex - 1 £338 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 £293 -
Merseyside - 1 £293 -
Berkshire - 1 £330 -
Chelmsford - 1 £338 -
Gloucester - 1 £550 -

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 16 (30.77%) Firewall
2 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Cisco
3 12 (23.08%) CCNP
3 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (21.15%) CheckPoint
4 11 (21.15%) Internet
4 11 (21.15%) Information Security
5 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
5 10 (19.23%) VPN
5 10 (19.23%) DNS
6 8 (15.38%) LAN
6 8 (15.38%) WAN
6 8 (15.38%) OSPF
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (13.46%) Finance
7 7 (13.46%) Nagios
7 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
7 7 (13.46%) SSL
7 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
8 6 (11.54%) VoIP
8 6 (11.54%) RACF
8 6 (11.54%) Legal
8 6 (11.54%) CCVP
8 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
8 6 (11.54%) CISSP
8 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 6 (11.54%) Office 365

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 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) CICS
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
3 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.92%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) Firewall
2 11 (21.15%) Internet
3 10 (19.23%) DNS
3 10 (19.23%) VPN
4 8 (15.38%) LAN
4 8 (15.38%) OSPF
4 8 (15.38%) WAN
5 7 (13.46%) SSL
5 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
6 6 (11.54%) VoIP
7 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
7 5 (9.62%) IPv4
7 5 (9.62%) IPv6
7 5 (9.62%) Network Security
7 5 (9.62%) Wireshark
8 4 (7.69%) DHCP
8 4 (7.69%) MRTG
8 4 (7.69%) Wireless
9 2 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) DB2
1 1 (1.92%) GIS
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) Power BI
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Legal
3 3 (5.77%) Advertising
4 2 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Military
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) RSS
3 1 (1.92%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Linux
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) zOS
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Unix
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Information Security
2 4 (7.69%) Change Management
2 4 (7.69%) Network Design
2 4 (7.69%) Service Management
2 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 3 (5.77%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (5.77%) E-Discovery
3 3 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (5.77%) Validation
4 2 (3.85%) Boundary Protection
4 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
4 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
4 2 (3.85%) Data Security
4 2 (3.85%) ERP
4 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.85%) Project Management
4 2 (3.85%) Security Architecture
4 2 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (1.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.85%) PHP
2 2 (3.85%) Python
2 2 (3.85%) Ruby
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) CCNP
1 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.54%) CCVP
2 6 (11.54%) CISSP
2 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) CCNA
4 4 (7.69%) CCSA
4 4 (7.69%) CCSE
4 4 (7.69%) GIAC
5 2 (3.85%) Degree
5 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) MCSA
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCA
6 1 (1.92%) CCDE
6 1 (1.92%) CCDP
6 1 (1.92%) CCIE
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) SANS
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) RACF
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Nagios
2 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) zSecure
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (5.77%) EnCase
4 2 (3.85%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.85%) Puppet
4 2 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Cisco
2 11 (21.15%) CheckPoint
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.62%) Infoblox
5 4 (7.69%) IBM
6 3 (5.77%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.77%) SAP
6 3 (5.77%) Veeam
6 3 (5.77%) VMware
7 2 (3.85%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.85%) Lumension
7 2 (3.85%) Remedy
7 2 (3.85%) Splunk
7 2 (3.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix
8 1 (1.92%) Dell
8 1 (1.92%) Juniper
8 1 (1.92%) TIBCO