The table below looks at the statistics for Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 455 425 467
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +42
Contract jobs citing Security Management 142 157 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 110 51
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£425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £380 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £22.28 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.57% -48.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £14.86 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.70 £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £31.56 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+15.67% -27.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Security Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Security Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Management within the UK.

Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Security Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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 -35 136 £425 -2.63% 40
London -2 73 £457 +1.44% 15
South East -13 30 £431 +7.81% 4
City of London 0 17 £425 -2.29% 6
Surrey +8 16 £429 -
Staines +4 15 £513 -
South West -10 13 £375 - 2
Hampshire -13 9 £328 -18.12% 3
Yorkshire -6 5 £348 - 8
Scotland -8 5 £438 +12.17% 1
West Midlands -13 5 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 - - 1
North West -14 4 £378 -20.52% 5
East of England -17 4 - - 2
Middlesex - 3 £500 -
Berkshire 0 2 £495 +23.75% 1
Birmingham -3 2 - -
Edinburgh -16 2 £450 +15.38%
Glasgow - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Havant - 2 £550 -
Sheffield - 2 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Reading +17 1 £495 -10.00%
Manchester -8 1 £500 -24.52% 1
South Wales -20 1 £164 -71.54%
Wales -24 1 £164 -71.54%
Somerset - 1 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 4
Bristol - 1 - - 1

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Security Management also 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 that cited Security Management.

1 191 (59.69%) Information Security
2 127 (39.69%) Information Security Management
3 102 (31.88%) CISSP
4 90 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 84 (26.25%) Management Information System
6 76 (23.75%) Finance
7 73 (22.81%) Security Cleared
8 70 (21.88%) CISM
9 57 (17.81%) Risk Management
9 57 (17.81%) Windows
10 55 (17.19%) SC Cleared
11 51 (15.94%) ITIL
12 46 (14.38%) ISMS
13 39 (12.19%) Microsoft
14 35 (10.94%) Degree
14 35 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (10.63%) Banking
15 34 (10.63%) Firewall
15 34 (10.63%) SharePoint
16 32 (10.00%) Project Management
16 32 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (9.69%) PRINCE2
17 31 (9.69%) Security Architecture
18 29 (9.06%) PCI DSS
18 29 (9.06%) Data Protection
18 29 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (8.75%) HP
19 28 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
20 26 (8.13%) Linux
21 24 (7.50%) CISA

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Security Management also 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 that cited Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (10.63%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.38%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (3.13%) Apache
5 8 (2.50%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.19%) IIS
7 5 (1.56%) CMS
7 5 (1.56%) Jetty
8 3 (0.94%) Documentum
8 3 (0.94%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.63%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.63%) nginx
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.31%) Node.js
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 15 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.25%) MS Office
3 3 (0.94%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Summit
2 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.63%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.31%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.88%) IaaS
1 6 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.63%) Firewall
2 22 (6.88%) Network Security
3 16 (5.00%) DNS
4 14 (4.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (4.38%) LAN
5 13 (4.06%) WAN
6 11 (3.44%) SAN
7 9 (2.81%) 3G
7 9 (2.81%) Broadband
8 8 (2.50%) VPN
9 6 (1.88%) Internet
9 6 (1.88%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.56%) Wireless
10 5 (1.56%) SSL
11 4 (1.25%) Intranet
12 2 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.63%) MPLS
12 2 (0.63%) OSPF
12 2 (0.63%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.19%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.25%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.25%) SQLPlus
6 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.94%) MySQL
7 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.94%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (0.94%) ERwin
2 3 (0.94%) Hudson
3 2 (0.63%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.63%) Maven
3 2 (0.63%) JIRA
3 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 76 (23.75%) Finance
2 34 (10.63%) Banking
3 20 (6.25%) Legal
4 13 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.06%) Retail
5 6 (1.88%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.56%) Advertising
7 4 (1.25%) Marketing
8 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 50 (15.63%) Consultant
2 47 (14.69%) Analyst
3 43 (13.44%) Security Consultant
4 41 (12.81%) Security Manager
5 39 (12.19%) Security Analyst
6 35 (10.94%) Architect
7 28 (8.75%) Project Manager
8 26 (8.13%) Security Architect
9 23 (7.19%) Information Manager
9 23 (7.19%) Information Security Manager
10 16 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
10 16 (5.00%) Information Analyst
11 14 (4.38%) Desktop Support
12 13 (4.06%) Security Specialist
12 13 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (3.44%) Developer
14 11 (3.44%) Information Specialist
15 10 (3.13%) Security Officer
15 10 (3.13%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.19%) Web Services
2 5 (1.56%) .NET
3 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.63%) Apache Camel
4 2 (0.63%) Akka
4 2 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.63%) JNDI
4 2 (0.63%) WCF
4 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (0.63%) JMS
5 1 (0.31%) CSS
5 1 (0.31%) XML
5 1 (0.31%) HTML
5 1 (0.31%) Middleware
5 1 (0.31%) jQuery
5 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 84 (26.25%) Management Information System
2 35 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (4.38%) CESG
5 13 (4.06%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.75%) Smart Meter
6 12 (3.75%) PKI
7 11 (3.44%) Cryptography
8 9 (2.81%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
9 8 (2.50%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.50%) Replication
10 7 (2.19%) Online Banking
10 7 (2.19%) CMDB
10 7 (2.19%) Economics
11 6 (1.88%) Open Source
11 6 (1.88%) Clustering
12 5 (1.56%) Statistics
12 5 (1.56%) SCADA
13 4 (1.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.81%) Windows
2 26 (8.13%) Linux
3 18 (5.63%) UNIX
4 17 (5.31%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.50%) Android
6 8 (2.50%) Solaris
7 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.94%) AIX
9 3 (0.94%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (59.69%) Information Security
2 127 (39.69%) Information Security Management
3 57 (17.81%) Risk Management
4 51 (15.94%) ITIL
5 46 (14.38%) ISMS
6 32 (10.00%) Project Management
6 32 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (9.69%) PRINCE2
7 31 (9.69%) Security Architecture
8 29 (9.06%) Data Protection
8 29 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
10 24 (7.50%) Change Management
10 24 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (7.19%) Business Continuity
12 22 (6.88%) Vulnerability Management
13 21 (6.56%) Incident Management
13 21 (6.56%) Service Delivery
14 20 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
15 19 (5.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.00%) SQL
2 13 (4.06%) Java
3 10 (3.13%) Python
4 7 (2.19%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.25%) Ruby
5 4 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.25%) C#
5 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.94%) C++
7 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.63%) Groovy
7 2 (0.63%) Scala
7 2 (0.63%) C
8 1 (0.31%) Perl
8 1 (0.31%) PHP
8 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 102 (31.88%) CISSP
2 73 (22.81%) Security Cleared
3 70 (21.88%) CISM
4 55 (17.19%) SC Cleared
5 35 (10.94%) Degree
6 24 (7.50%) CISA
7 15 (4.69%) CRISC
8 13 (4.06%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.50%) SSCP
10 6 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.56%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.25%) ISACA
12 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.25%) CCNP
12 4 (1.25%) ISEB
13 3 (0.94%) CCNA
13 3 (0.94%) PMP
13 3 (0.94%) MCITP
13 3 (0.94%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (9.06%) PCI DSS
3 16 (5.00%) SLA
4 12 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (3.44%) ISO 9001
6 10 (3.13%) COBIT
7 9 (2.81%) QA
8 7 (2.19%) ISO 14001
9 4 (1.25%) Solvency II
9 4 (1.25%) BS7799
9 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.31%) TickIT
10 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.56%) NFS
2 5 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.63%) UAG
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (4.38%) Nagios
2 8 (2.50%) Puppet
3 7 (2.19%) Icinga
4 6 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.56%) Opsview
6 4 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.25%) SCOM
7 3 (0.94%) SCCM
8 2 (0.63%) Graphite
8 2 (0.63%) collectd
8 2 (0.63%) Ansible
8 2 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.63%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.31%) OpenView
9 1 (0.31%) Tivoli NetView
9 1 (0.31%) Nessus
Vendors
1 39 (12.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.75%) HP
3 21 (6.56%) Oracle
4 18 (5.63%) Qualys
5 17 (5.31%) VMware
5 17 (5.31%) ArcSight
6 15 (4.69%) Cisco
6 15 (4.69%) CheckPoint
7 10 (3.13%) McAfee
8 9 (2.81%) Citrix
8 9 (2.81%) Sun
9 5 (1.56%) SAP
9 5 (1.56%) Sophos
10 4 (1.25%) IBM
11 3 (0.94%) Open Text
11 3 (0.94%) Cognos
11 3 (0.94%) Juniper
11 3 (0.94%) CA
11 3 (0.94%) Informatica
11 3 (0.94%) Tripwire
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