The table below looks at the statistics for Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Management
Rank 441 445 473
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +28
Contract jobs citing Security Management 209 194 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 82 89
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £441 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Median hourly rate £17.17 £28.10 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.91% +87.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.17 £28.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-38.91% +87.33%

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
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Security Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +12 197 £450 - 69
London -5 40 £538 +17.80% 19
South East -60 40 £450 - 17
North West +13 33 £458 +4.57% 8
North East -38 21 £273 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 21 £273 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 21 £273 - 3
East of England +18 19 £438 +9.43% 3
South West +12 17 £550 +18.91% 4
Manchester -1 17 £475 +18.75% 6
West Midlands -21 14 £525 +21.38% 4
Hampshire -12 13 £488 +22.10% 6
Scotland -10 12 £303 -26.66% 2
Berkshire -6 11 £450 +28.38% 5
East Midlands +4 10 £565 +25.55% 4
City of London +35 9 £400 -11.11% 4
Bristol +9 8 £500 - 3
Cheshire +9 8 £465 -4.61%
Hertfordshire +15 7 £425 +32.81% 2
Merseyside -2 7 £325 -
Edinburgh -5 7 £375 - 1
Nottingham +1 6 £565 -
Nottinghamshire +1 6 £565 -
Warwickshire 0 6 £675 - 2
Surrey -17 6 £475 -7.31% 2
West Sussex - 6 £425 - 1
Wirral - 6 £325 -
Crawley - 6 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire +10 5 £525 -4.54%
Cambridge +22 4 £438 -2.66%

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Security Management.

1 221 (58.16%) Information Security
2 145 (38.16%) Information Security Management
3 127 (33.42%) CISSP
4 105 (27.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 94 (24.74%) Management Information System
6 93 (24.47%) Windows
7 88 (23.16%) Microsoft
8 79 (20.79%) Risk Management
9 73 (19.21%) ITIL
10 71 (18.68%) CISM
11 68 (17.89%) Finance
12 67 (17.63%) PCI DSS
13 65 (17.11%) Security Operations
14 64 (16.84%) ISMS
15 57 (15.00%) Firewall
16 56 (14.74%) Security Cleared
16 56 (14.74%) Security Architecture
17 51 (13.42%) Cybersecurity
18 50 (13.16%) Project Management
19 46 (12.11%) CISA
20 44 (11.58%) Degree
21 42 (11.05%) SC Cleared
22 40 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
23 39 (10.26%) Windows Server
23 39 (10.26%) Active Directory
24 38 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
24 38 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
25 34 (8.95%) SIEM
26 33 (8.68%) Internet
27 32 (8.42%) Unix

Security Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 25 (6.58%) IIS
2 20 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.68%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (3.42%) Tuxedo
5 12 (3.16%) MQSeries
5 12 (3.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (2.89%) Apache
6 11 (2.89%) Oracle Application Server
7 10 (2.63%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.37%) AquaLogic
9 7 (1.84%) JBoss
10 6 (1.58%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.05%) CICS
11 4 (1.05%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.26%) Confluence
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 28 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.00%) MS Office
3 10 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.37%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.37%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (1.84%) SAP GRC
3 5 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.79%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.53%) HFM
5 2 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) IaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (15.00%) Firewall
2 33 (8.68%) Internet
3 30 (7.89%) Network Security
4 27 (7.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (5.26%) DNS
5 20 (5.26%) SSL
6 16 (4.21%) LAN
6 16 (4.21%) WAN
6 16 (4.21%) Wireless
7 13 (3.42%) DHCP
8 12 (3.16%) TCP/IP
9 11 (2.89%) Wireless Security
10 10 (2.63%) SAN
11 8 (2.11%) VPN
12 6 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.58%) VoIP
13 4 (1.05%) NAS
14 3 (0.79%) Ethernet
15 2 (0.53%) PBX
15 2 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.37%) MySQL
2 9 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.32%) VLDB
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.26%) Build Forge
2 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.26%) JIRA
2 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 68 (17.89%) Finance
2 27 (7.11%) Legal
3 13 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.16%) Banking
5 5 (1.32%) Marketing
6 4 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.53%) Law
7 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.53%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) French Language
8 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (18.42%) Consultant
2 64 (16.84%) Analyst
3 59 (15.53%) Security Analyst
4 58 (15.26%) Security Consultant
5 52 (13.68%) Security Manager
6 49 (12.89%) Architect
7 41 (10.79%) Security Architect
8 34 (8.95%) Project Manager
9 30 (7.89%) Security Project Manager
10 26 (6.84%) Information Analyst
10 26 (6.84%) Information Security Analyst
11 25 (6.58%) Information Security Consultant
12 21 (5.53%) Information Manager
12 21 (5.53%) Information Security Manager
13 20 (5.26%) Security Engineer
14 15 (3.95%) Business Analyst
14 15 (3.95%) Security Specialist
15 12 (3.16%) Administrator
15 12 (3.16%) Security Officer
16 11 (2.89%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.21%) Middleware
2 12 (3.16%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (2.89%) J2EE
4 9 (2.37%) LAMP
5 6 (1.58%) .NET
5 6 (1.58%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.58%) JSP
6 3 (0.79%) WAMP
7 2 (0.53%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.26%) OpenID
8 1 (0.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (24.74%) Management Information System
2 27 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.11%) PKI
3 25 (6.58%) Security Operations Centre
4 23 (6.05%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.21%) PMI
6 13 (3.42%) CESG
7 12 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.16%) Virtual Team
8 10 (2.63%) Mainframe
8 10 (2.63%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.84%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.84%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (1.58%) AS400
12 6 (1.58%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.58%) Smartcard
13 5 (1.32%) Cryptography
13 5 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 93 (24.47%) Windows
2 39 (10.26%) Windows Server
3 32 (8.42%) Unix
4 31 (8.16%) Linux
5 21 (5.53%) Solaris
5 21 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (5.26%) AIX
7 18 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.16%) OS/390
9 12 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.79%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.53%) Android
12 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (58.16%) Information Security
2 145 (38.16%) Information Security Management
3 79 (20.79%) Risk Management
4 73 (19.21%) ITIL
5 65 (17.11%) Security Operations
6 64 (16.84%) ISMS
7 56 (14.74%) Security Architecture
8 51 (13.42%) Cybersecurity
9 50 (13.16%) Project Management
10 40 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
11 38 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
11 38 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (8.95%) SIEM
13 31 (8.16%) Information Assurance
14 30 (7.89%) Data Protection
15 29 (7.63%) PRINCE2
16 27 (7.11%) Change Management
17 25 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (6.58%) Service Delivery
18 24 (6.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.05%) C
2 21 (5.53%) Java
3 17 (4.47%) Perl
4 13 (3.42%) C++
5 11 (2.89%) SQL
6 9 (2.37%) PHP
6 9 (2.37%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.58%) Python
7 6 (1.58%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.58%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.53%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.53%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 127 (33.42%) CISSP
2 71 (18.68%) CISM
3 56 (14.74%) Security Cleared
4 46 (12.11%) CISA
5 44 (11.58%) Degree
6 42 (11.05%) SC Cleared
7 20 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 18 (4.74%) CRISC
9 16 (4.21%) PMI Certification
10 14 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (3.42%) CLAS
12 12 (3.16%) CESG Certified Professional
12 12 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (2.89%) CCNA
14 10 (2.63%) IISP
15 9 (2.37%) CCNP
16 7 (1.84%) DV Cleared
16 7 (1.84%) GIAC
16 7 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (1.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (27.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (17.63%) PCI DSS
3 27 (7.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (5.00%) COBIT
5 18 (4.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 16 (4.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 9 (2.37%) SLA
8 8 (2.11%) ISO27002
9 7 (1.84%) GPG13
9 7 (1.84%) ISO27005
10 6 (1.58%) ISAE 3402
10 6 (1.58%) ISO 9001
11 5 (1.32%) GxP
11 5 (1.32%) JSP 440
11 5 (1.32%) QA
11 5 (1.32%) RMADS
12 4 (1.05%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.53%) HMG Infosec
14 1 (0.26%) COSO
14 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 39 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.47%) UAG
3 11 (2.89%) ISA Server
4 10 (2.63%) vSphere
5 7 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.79%) RACF
7 2 (0.53%) Samba
7 2 (0.53%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.26%) Docker
8 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.26%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (2.89%) WSUS
2 10 (2.63%) Puppet
2 10 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (2.37%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (1.05%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.79%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.53%) SCOM
6 2 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.26%) Consul
7 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.26%) EnCase
7 1 (0.26%) Foglight
7 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.26%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 88 (23.16%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.63%) Cisco
2 29 (7.63%) Oracle
3 25 (6.58%) VMware
4 22 (5.79%) IBM
5 21 (5.53%) Citrix
5 21 (5.53%) Intel Security
6 17 (4.47%) Sun
7 14 (3.68%) Red Hat
8 13 (3.42%) Symantec
9 11 (2.89%) Brocade
9 11 (2.89%) F5
10 10 (2.63%) Lumension
11 9 (2.37%) Axway
11 9 (2.37%) BMC
11 9 (2.37%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.37%) Fujitsu
11 9 (2.37%) SAP
12 7 (1.84%) ArcSight
12 7 (1.84%) Remedy
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