The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Security Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Designer
Rank 614 606 588
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Security Designer 29 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.007% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.008% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 14
Median daily rate £486 £456 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £421 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £456 £480
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Security Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Security Designer in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

Security Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Designer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 29 £486 -2.75%
London - 16 £500 -
South East -11 12 £463 -7.50%
Hampshire - 8 £425 -
Winchester - 5 £450 -
Berkshire -3 4 £470 -6.00%
City of London - 3 £500 -
Slough - 3 £470 -
Manchester - 1 £475 -
North West - 1 £475 -

Security Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Security Designer 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 Designer in the job title.

1 19 (36.54%) Firewall
2 18 (34.62%) Cisco
3 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (23.08%) Network Security
5 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
6 10 (19.23%) CheckPoint
6 10 (19.23%) CTI
6 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
7 9 (17.31%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (13.46%) Government Security Classifications
10 6 (11.54%) Information Security
10 6 (11.54%) CISSP
10 6 (11.54%) Internet
10 6 (11.54%) CCNP
10 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
10 6 (11.54%) DNS
10 6 (11.54%) Web Services
10 6 (11.54%) DHCP
11 5 (9.62%) Java
11 5 (9.62%) VPN
11 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.62%) CISM
11 5 (9.62%) CCSP
11 5 (9.62%) Juniper
11 5 (9.62%) Blue Coat
11 5 (9.62%) ISMS
11 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA

Security Designer 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:

Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (36.54%) Firewall
2 12 (23.08%) Network Security
3 10 (19.23%) CTI
4 6 (11.54%) DHCP
4 6 (11.54%) DNS
4 6 (11.54%) Internet
4 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (9.62%) VPN
6 4 (7.69%) LDAP
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (5.77%) SSL
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (3.85%) LAN
8 2 (3.85%) WAN
8 2 (3.85%) Wireless
9 1 (1.92%) ICMP
9 1 (1.92%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
2 3 (5.77%) J2EE
2 3 (5.77%) OAuth
2 3 (5.77%) OpenID
2 3 (5.77%) REST
2 3 (5.77%) SAML
3 2 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) VCE vBlock
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.92%) CESG
5 1 (1.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) Information Security
2 5 (9.62%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (9.62%) ISMS
3 4 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (5.77%) Security Operations
4 3 (5.77%) Test Strategy
5 2 (3.85%) High Availability
5 2 (3.85%) Information Security Management
5 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.85%) Network Design
5 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.85%) Security Management
5 2 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.92%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (1.92%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.54%) CCNP
3 6 (11.54%) CISSP
4 5 (9.62%) CCSP
4 5 (9.62%) CISM
5 4 (7.69%) CCDP
5 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) CCIE
6 3 (5.77%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (3.85%) BC Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.85%) Degree
8 1 (1.92%) CLAS
8 1 (1.92%) ISACA
8 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) Government Security Classifications
1 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) OpenAM
1 3 (5.77%) OpenIDM
2 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Cisco
2 10 (19.23%) CheckPoint
3 5 (9.62%) Blue Coat
3 5 (9.62%) Juniper
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.69%) F5
5 3 (5.77%) ForgeRock
5 3 (5.77%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.85%) Aruba
6 2 (3.85%) Intel
7 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.92%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec