The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Designer 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Designer
Rank 567 542 577
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Security Designer 20 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.005% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 11
Average daily rate £470 £250 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.00% -58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Security Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Designer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Designer within the UK.

Security Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Designer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Security Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Designer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -69 19 £470 +88.00%
London -14 10 £425 +70.00%
City of London - 6 £273 -
Essex - - - -
East of England - - - -

Security Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Designer 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 Designer in their job title.

1 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (40.48%) Firewall
4 14 (33.33%) SSL
5 13 (30.95%) LDAP
5 13 (30.95%) SAML
6 12 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 12 (28.57%) VPN
7 11 (26.19%) Cisco
7 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (26.19%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (23.81%) PKI
8 10 (23.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 9 (21.43%) Network Security
9 9 (21.43%) DNS
10 8 (19.05%) Kerberos
10 8 (19.05%) WebLogic
10 8 (19.05%) Java
10 8 (19.05%) Oracle
10 8 (19.05%) Validation
10 8 (19.05%) Spring
10 8 (19.05%) VMware
10 8 (19.05%) Information Security
11 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (16.67%) Scrum
11 7 (16.67%) Subversion
11 7 (16.67%) Network Design
11 7 (16.67%) JIRA
11 7 (16.67%) JAX-WS
11 7 (16.67%) Confluence

Security Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Designer 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 7 (16.67%) Confluence
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 14 (33.33%) SSL
3 13 (30.95%) LDAP
4 12 (28.57%) VPN
5 11 (26.19%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (21.43%) Network Security
6 9 (21.43%) DNS
7 8 (19.05%) Kerberos
8 7 (16.67%) X.509
9 6 (14.29%) DMZ
10 4 (9.52%) VoIP
10 4 (9.52%) WAN
11 1 (2.38%) FWSM
11 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (2.38%) NAS
11 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
11 1 (2.38%) IPsec
11 1 (2.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Subversion
1 7 (16.67%) JIRA
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) FindBugs
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) SAML
2 8 (19.05%) Spring
3 7 (16.67%) JAX-WS
3 7 (16.67%) Web Services
3 7 (16.67%) WSDL
4 6 (14.29%) OAuth
5 1 (2.38%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) PKI
2 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Android
1 3 (7.14%) UNIX
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (19.05%) Validation
3 8 (19.05%) Information Security
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) Network Design
4 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 6 (14.29%) High Availability
6 5 (11.90%) SIEM
6 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (11.90%) Identity Management
7 4 (9.52%) Network Management
8 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.14%) B2B
8 3 (7.14%) B2C
9 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.76%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) CISSP
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.52%) CCNP
3 3 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (4.76%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.38%) CISA
5 1 (2.38%) GIAC
5 1 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CCDP
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Cisco
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) Apple
5 4 (9.52%) Juniper
6 3 (7.14%) Sourcefire
6 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.14%) McAfee
7 1 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.38%) NetApp
7 1 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) HP