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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Administrator
Rank 560 540 531
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Administrator 23 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.027% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.029% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 3
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£325 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £181 £275
% change year-on-year
+79.31% -34.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - £10.00

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 20 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 30 January 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 -8 23 £325 -35.00% 5
West Midlands - 7 £450 -
East of England - 6 £275 - 1
Essex - 5 £275 -
South East -1 4 £190 +23.57% 1
London -10 4 £325 -35.00% 2
Hampshire -20 3 £190 +23.57% 1
City of London - 2 £270 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Royston - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -

Security Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (30.00%) ITIL
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (25.00%) Finance
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
6 7 (17.50%) Service Management
6 7 (17.50%) Change Management
6 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.00%) Websense
7 6 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 5 (12.50%) Lotus
8 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
8 5 (12.50%) IBM Notes
9 4 (10.00%) Windows
9 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.00%) DNS
9 4 (10.00%) Information Security
10 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
10 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
10 3 (7.50%) LAN
10 3 (7.50%) WAN
10 3 (7.50%) MS Office
10 3 (7.50%) MS Excel

Security Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (12.50%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle 9iAS
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) SNMP
4 1 (2.50%) SMTP
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Solaris
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) HPUX
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
2 7 (17.50%) Service Management
2 7 (17.50%) Change Management
2 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security
5 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Security
6 2 (5.00%) ERP
6 2 (5.00%) Line Management
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Entry
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.50%) SIEM
7 1 (2.50%) CRM
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) Korn
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
3 1 (2.50%) Bourne shell
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Squid
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.50%) qmail
3 1 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Websense
3 5 (12.50%) Lotus
4 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Qualys
6 1 (2.50%) Rapid7
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint