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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Administrator
UK
Rank 559 601 595
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Administrator 22 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.033% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.035% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 17
Median daily rate £365 £180 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.77% -44.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £161 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £170 £325
% change year-on-year
+120.58% -47.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +126.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 9 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 22 January 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 22 £365 +114.70% 3
London +21 18 £364 -19.16% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £375 -
West Midlands - 3 £375 - 1
Warwick - 3 £375 -
South East +9 1 - -
City of London -4 1 £380 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 21 (42.86%) Information Security
1 21 (42.86%) Cisco
2 20 (40.82%) CheckPoint
2 20 (40.82%) Firewall
3 17 (34.69%) Internet
4 15 (30.61%) CISSP
4 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
5 14 (28.57%) WAN
5 14 (28.57%) Linux
5 14 (28.57%) LAN
5 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (26.53%) CCNP
6 13 (26.53%) DNS
7 12 (24.49%) Nagios
7 12 (24.49%) OSPF
8 11 (22.45%) VPN
9 10 (20.41%) SSL
9 10 (20.41%) Ethernet
9 10 (20.41%) Wireshark
10 9 (18.37%) Windows
11 8 (16.33%) Office 365
11 8 (16.33%) Infoblox
11 8 (16.33%) IPv6
11 8 (16.33%) Wireless
12 7 (14.29%) Finance
12 7 (14.29%) CCVP
12 7 (14.29%) Network Security
12 7 (14.29%) CCNA
12 7 (14.29%) IPv4
12 7 (14.29%) VoIP

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 2 (4.08%) Apache
1 2 (4.08%) nginx
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) Firewall
2 17 (34.69%) Internet
3 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
4 14 (28.57%) LAN
4 14 (28.57%) WAN
5 13 (26.53%) DNS
6 12 (24.49%) OSPF
7 11 (22.45%) VPN
8 10 (20.41%) Ethernet
8 10 (20.41%) SSL
8 10 (20.41%) Wireshark
9 8 (16.33%) IPv6
9 8 (16.33%) Wireless
10 7 (14.29%) IPv4
10 7 (14.29%) Network Security
10 7 (14.29%) VoIP
11 6 (12.24%) WLAN
12 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (8.16%) DHCP
12 4 (8.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) GIS
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Advertising
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Regular Expression
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.16%) SWIFT
2 3 (6.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Unix
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Solaris
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) AIX
6 1 (2.04%) HPUX
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Information Security
2 5 (10.20%) Network Design
3 4 (8.16%) IT Audit
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL
4 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.12%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (6.12%) E-Discovery
4 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (6.12%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (4.08%) Change Control
5 2 (4.08%) ITSM
5 2 (4.08%) Service Design
5 2 (4.08%) Service Management
5 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.04%) Migration
6 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) CISSP
2 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (26.53%) CCNP
4 7 (14.29%) CCNA
4 7 (14.29%) CCVP
5 5 (10.20%) CISM
5 5 (10.20%) GIAC
6 4 (8.16%) CISMP
6 4 (8.16%) Degree
7 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.08%) CCSA
9 1 (2.04%) CCDE
9 1 (2.04%) CCSE
9 1 (2.04%) CEH
9 1 (2.04%) CREST Certified
9 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.04%) OSCP
9 1 (2.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Nagios
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (6.12%) EnCase
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.04%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Cisco
2 20 (40.82%) CheckPoint
3 8 (16.33%) Infoblox
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.12%) Juniper
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) Riverbed
5 3 (6.12%) Veeam
5 3 (6.12%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) FireEye
7 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.04%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) Sony
7 1 (2.04%) Splunk
7 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.04%) Virgin Media