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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Designer
Rank 629 656 606
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Security Designer 32 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.010% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.011% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 12
Median daily rate £500 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £468 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £416 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.12% -7.50%
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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 2016.

Security Designer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Designer
Top 13 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 24 August 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 +28 32 £500 +12.67% 1
London +19 16 £494 +6.75%
South East +27 13 £475 +8.57% 1
Hampshire - 13 £475 -
Winchester - 5 £463 -
Watford - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £600 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £600 -
East Midlands - 1 £600 -
West Midlands - 1 £538 -
East of England - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Security Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 24 (39.34%) Firewall
2 21 (34.43%) Data Centre
3 19 (31.15%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
5 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
5 17 (27.87%) Cisco
6 15 (24.59%) Information Security
6 15 (24.59%) Government Security Classifications
7 14 (22.95%) CISSP
7 14 (22.95%) CTI
8 13 (21.31%) CheckPoint
8 13 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (18.03%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (18.03%) ForgeRock
9 11 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (16.39%) OpenIDM
10 10 (16.39%) OpenAM
11 9 (14.75%) REST
11 9 (14.75%) OAuth
11 9 (14.75%) OpenID
11 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
11 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.75%) CCSP
11 9 (14.75%) SAML
11 9 (14.75%) Java
11 9 (14.75%) J2EE
11 9 (14.75%) Linux
11 9 (14.75%) LDAP
11 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
11 9 (14.75%) CISM

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 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (39.34%) Firewall
2 14 (22.95%) CTI
3 9 (14.75%) LDAP
4 8 (13.11%) Network Security
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (11.48%) Internet
6 6 (9.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (9.84%) SSL
7 3 (4.92%) BGP
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (4.92%) IPsec
7 3 (4.92%) MPLS
7 3 (4.92%) OSPF
7 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.92%) VPLS
7 3 (4.92%) VPN
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (3.28%) Wireless
9 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) DB2
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
1 4 (6.56%) Legal
1 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) J2EE
1 9 (14.75%) OAuth
1 9 (14.75%) OpenID
1 9 (14.75%) REST
1 9 (14.75%) SAML
2 4 (6.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.64%) CESG
5 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Information Security
2 11 (18.03%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (13.11%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (9.84%) ISMS
4 6 (9.84%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (9.84%) Use Case
5 5 (8.20%) SIEM
6 4 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.56%) Information Security Management
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) Security Management
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.92%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.64%) Information Assurance
9 1 (1.64%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
3 14 (22.95%) CISSP
4 13 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (14.75%) CCSP
5 9 (14.75%) CISM
6 8 (13.11%) CCNP
7 5 (8.20%) CCDP
7 5 (8.20%) Degree
8 3 (4.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (4.92%) CCIE
9 1 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.64%) CISA
9 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) Government Security Classifications
2 11 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) OpenAM
1 10 (16.39%) OpenIDM
2 3 (4.92%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.64%) Nagios
3 1 (1.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Cisco
2 13 (21.31%) CheckPoint
3 11 (18.03%) ForgeRock
4 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
5 8 (13.11%) Palo Alto
6 5 (8.20%) F5
6 5 (8.20%) Juniper
7 2 (3.28%) Aruba
7 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.64%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.64%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.64%) Google
8 1 (1.64%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) IBM
8 1 (1.64%) Sourcefire