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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Designer
Rank 590 581 557
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Security Designer 4 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.034% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.037% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 1
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£538 £470 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.36% +88.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 -
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
Top 6 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 24 April 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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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 -15 4 £538 +14.36%
Berkshire -3 3 £500 +78.57%
South East -6 3 £500 +78.57%
Reading +2 2 - -
City of London +12 1 £575 +111.00%
London -3 1 £575 +35.29%

Security Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SIEM
2 8 (33.33%) CISM
2 8 (33.33%) ISSAP
2 8 (33.33%) ISSMP
2 8 (33.33%) CISSP
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
3 7 (29.17%) Identity Management
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
6 4 (16.67%) Network Security
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (12.50%) SSL
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (12.50%) SCCM
7 3 (12.50%) F5
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (8.33%) Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) Juniper
8 2 (8.33%) CCIE
8 2 (8.33%) CCNP
8 2 (8.33%) Linux
8 2 (8.33%) McAfee
8 2 (8.33%) TACACS

Security Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) Network Security
3 4 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (12.50%) SSL
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (8.33%) TACACS
5 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) IPsec
5 2 (8.33%) FWSM
5 2 (8.33%) 4G
6 1 (4.17%) X.509
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Open Source
1 2 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) SIEM
2 7 (29.17%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.33%) Analytics
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) SOA
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) CISM
2 8 (33.33%) ISSAP
2 8 (33.33%) ISSMP
2 8 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) CCIE
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) CCDA
4 2 (8.33%) CCDP
4 2 (8.33%) CCSA
4 2 (8.33%) CCSE
4 2 (8.33%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCA
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco
1 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (8.33%) Juniper
4 2 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) CA