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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Administrator
UK
Rank 568 611 595
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Administrator 28 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.025% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.027% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 19
Median daily rate £368 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £163 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £517 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £170 £325
% change year-on-year
+127.94% -47.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 £20.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +110.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £20.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +110.52%

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 17 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +45 27 £365 - 2
London +22 19 £365 -18.88% 1
South East +17 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Warwick - 2 £375 -
Warwickshire - 2 £375 -
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
Scotland +20 1 £400 +128.57%
West Yorkshire +16 1 £410 -
Yorkshire +7 1 £410 -
North West - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £380 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £410 -
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 23 (52.27%) Information Security
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 16 (36.36%) Cisco
4 15 (34.09%) CheckPoint
5 14 (31.82%) CISSP
5 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
6 13 (29.55%) Nagios
7 12 (27.27%) Internet
7 12 (27.27%) Firewall
8 10 (22.73%) WAN
8 10 (22.73%) Ethernet
8 10 (22.73%) LAN
8 10 (22.73%) Wireless
8 10 (22.73%) Wireshark
9 9 (20.45%) Windows
10 8 (18.18%) WLAN
10 8 (18.18%) OSPF
10 8 (18.18%) Network Security
11 7 (15.91%) Finance
11 7 (15.91%) DNS
11 7 (15.91%) IPv6
11 7 (15.91%) Office 365
11 7 (15.91%) Infoblox
12 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.64%) IPv4
12 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
12 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (13.64%) Banking

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 (6.82%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 12 (27.27%) Firewall
2 12 (27.27%) Internet
3 10 (22.73%) Ethernet
3 10 (22.73%) LAN
3 10 (22.73%) WAN
3 10 (22.73%) Wireless
3 10 (22.73%) Wireshark
4 8 (18.18%) Network Security
4 8 (18.18%) OSPF
4 8 (18.18%) WLAN
5 7 (15.91%) DNS
5 7 (15.91%) IPv6
6 6 (13.64%) IPv4
7 5 (11.36%) VPN
8 4 (9.09%) DHCP
8 4 (9.09%) Intranet
8 4 (9.09%) MRTG
8 4 (9.09%) SSL
9 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) GIS
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Advertising
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.09%) SWIFT
2 3 (6.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.09%) Unix
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.55%) Solaris
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) AIX
6 1 (2.27%) HPUX
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Information Security
2 6 (13.64%) Network Design
3 4 (9.09%) IT Audit
3 4 (9.09%) Service Management
4 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.82%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (6.82%) E-Discovery
4 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (4.55%) Change Control
5 2 (4.55%) DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) ITSM
5 2 (4.55%) Service Design
5 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.27%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (2.27%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) CISSP
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.36%) CCNA
3 5 (11.36%) CCNP
3 5 (11.36%) CISM
4 4 (9.09%) CISMP
4 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 4 (9.09%) GIAC
5 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) CCSA
7 1 (2.27%) CCSE
7 1 (2.27%) CCVP
7 1 (2.27%) CEH
7 1 (2.27%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) MCSA
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) ACF2
2 2 (4.55%) Firmware
2 2 (4.55%) RACF
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Nagios
2 3 (6.82%) EnCase
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) zSecure
4 1 (2.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Cisco
2 15 (34.09%) CheckPoint
3 7 (15.91%) Infoblox
4 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.09%) Juniper
7 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.82%) VMware
8 2 (4.55%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (4.55%) Veeam
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) Lotus
9 1 (2.27%) SAP
9 1 (2.27%) Sony
9 1 (2.27%) Splunk
9 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 5 days ago