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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Administrator
Rank 591 606 562
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Security Administrator 29 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.009% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.010% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 13
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£250 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 -
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 +1 29 £250 - 4
London +12 15 £223 - 1
City of London +1 11 £223 -
South East - 10 £225 - 3
Hampshire - 8 - - 2
Eastleigh - 4 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £350 -
East of England +1 2 £350 -
Hook - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £225 -
Cambridge - 2 £350 -
West Midlands +3 1 £340 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £250 -
Birmingham - 1 £340 -
South West - 1 £250 -
Cheltenham - 1 £250 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -

Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 34 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 20 (41.67%) Windows
3 17 (35.42%) Finance
4 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 10 (20.83%) ITIL
5 8 (16.67%) Information Security
6 7 (14.58%) Banking
6 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
6 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.58%) Identity Management
6 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
7 6 (12.50%) LDAP
7 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 6 (12.50%) SAP
7 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 6 (12.50%) Retail
8 5 (10.42%) PKI
8 5 (10.42%) Network Security
8 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (10.42%) Linux
8 5 (10.42%) Firewall
8 5 (10.42%) Service Management
8 5 (10.42%) X.509
9 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
9 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
9 4 (8.33%) EPoS
9 4 (8.33%) Windows 2000
9 4 (8.33%) Oracle
9 4 (8.33%) MS Office

Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) LDAP
2 5 (10.42%) X.509
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) Network Security
3 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.08%) VLAN
4 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MS Access
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Back Office
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.17%) Law
5 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.42%) PKI
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) EPoS
3 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.17%) SWIFT
4 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) Equities
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Information Security
3 7 (14.58%) Identity Management
4 5 (10.42%) Service Management
5 4 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (6.25%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.17%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 2 (4.17%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
7 2 (4.17%) Data Entry
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL V2
7 2 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Process Management
7 2 (4.17%) ERP
7 2 (4.17%) B2B
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security Management
7 2 (4.17%) Security Management
7 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) CCIE
3 2 (4.17%) CCNP
3 2 (4.17%) CISSP
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (2.08%) CISA
4 1 (2.08%) CISM
4 1 (2.08%) CCSA
4 1 (2.08%) CEH
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
1 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.08%) Nagios
2 1 (2.08%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.08%) OPNET
2 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) Reuters
5 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee
6 1 (2.08%) Sophos
6 1 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) CA
6 1 (2.08%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago