The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Designer
Rank 564 525 539
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Security Designer 18 34 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.069% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.075% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 0
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£525 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £470 -
% change year-on-year
+11.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 2015.

Security Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) ISSAP
2 9 (36.00%) CISSP
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) ISSMP
3 8 (32.00%) CISM
3 8 (32.00%) SIEM
4 7 (28.00%) Identity Management
5 6 (24.00%) Firewall
5 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) Network Security
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (16.00%) VPN
8 3 (12.00%) McAfee
8 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (12.00%) SCCM
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (12.00%) F5
9 2 (8.00%) Big Data
9 2 (8.00%) Analytics
9 2 (8.00%) 4G
9 2 (8.00%) Data Governance
9 2 (8.00%) Open Source
9 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
9 2 (8.00%) Banking
9 2 (8.00%) ITSM

Security Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) VPN
2 4 (16.00%) Network Security
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (8.00%) 4G
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) SSL
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) International Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) PKI
1 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) SIEM
2 7 (28.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (8.00%) Analytics
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITSM
3 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) SOA
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) Use Case
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 9 (36.00%) ISSAP
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) ISSMP
3 8 (32.00%) CISM
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CISA
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCA
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) McAfee
4 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (12.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) ScanSafe
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle