The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 428 421 460
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +39
Contract jobs citing Security Management 144 145 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 78 68
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£425 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £309 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £566 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.60
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39338 37094 40713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.94% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24409 22472 23326
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1062 1420
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -

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 22 July 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
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 22 July 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 -9 137 £425 -9.57% 43
London -16 39 £469 -2.34% 14
South East -7 37 £400 -2.43% 4
North West +8 27 £430 +2.38% 5
Hampshire 0 20 £370 +29.82% 2
Cheshire +11 17 £425 +1.19% 2
South West -30 12 £383 -36.25% 2
City of London +21 10 £425 -11.45% 5
Manchester +6 8 £430 +4.24%
Berkshire +4 7 £469 -2.34%
East of England -16 7 £425 +6.25% 4
West Yorkshire - 7 £365 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £365 - 3
Scotland - 6 £460 - 1
Leeds - 6 £365 - 1
East Sussex - 5 £179 -
Reading +4 4 £488 +1.56%
East Midlands -2 3 £450 -
West Midlands -8 3 - - 8
Bristol -14 3 £301 +9.54%
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Kent +2 2 £451 -
Cambridge -1 2 £425 +6.25%
Tunbridge Wells -4 2 £451 -
Cambridgeshire -8 2 £425 +6.25%
Surrey -10 2 £451 -
Tyne and Wear -11 2 £425 +37.09% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 2 £425 +37.09% 1
North East -17 2 £425 +37.09% 1

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 176 (56.59%) Information Security
2 101 (32.48%) Information Security Management
3 99 (31.83%) Finance
4 85 (27.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 84 (27.01%) CISSP
6 75 (24.12%) Windows
7 73 (23.47%) Management Information System
8 57 (18.33%) Microsoft
9 56 (18.01%) Risk Management
10 50 (16.08%) CISM
11 49 (15.76%) ITIL
12 48 (15.43%) CISA
13 46 (14.79%) UNIX
14 45 (14.47%) Linux
15 41 (13.18%) Degree
16 39 (12.54%) Security Cleared
17 35 (11.25%) Firewall
18 34 (10.93%) Risk Assessment
19 32 (10.29%) VMware
20 31 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
20 31 (9.97%) SQL
21 30 (9.65%) SQL Server
22 29 (9.32%) Change Management
23 28 (9.00%) Oracle
23 28 (9.00%) Banking
24 27 (8.68%) QA
24 27 (8.68%) Project Management
25 25 (8.04%) Penetration Testing
25 25 (8.04%) ISMS
25 25 (8.04%) SC Cleared

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (5.47%) Apache
1 17 (5.47%) Tomcat
1 17 (5.47%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.50%) Node.js
2 14 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.18%) nginx
4 10 (3.22%) CMS
5 9 (2.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (2.89%) CloudStack
5 9 (2.89%) Joomla!
6 7 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.61%) IIS
7 5 (1.61%) Lync
8 4 (1.29%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.57%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (2.25%) MS Project
5 5 (1.61%) MS Office
6 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.32%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.32%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Summit
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.96%) SaaS
3 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.64%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.25%) Firewall
2 21 (6.75%) DNS
3 13 (4.18%) Network Security
4 12 (3.86%) VPN
5 10 (3.22%) LAN
5 10 (3.22%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.22%) Intranet
5 10 (3.22%) SAN
6 9 (2.89%) WAN
7 7 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.61%) SSL
9 4 (1.29%) SSH
9 4 (1.29%) ATM
9 4 (1.29%) Internet
10 3 (0.96%) DHCP
10 3 (0.96%) FTP
11 2 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.64%) LDAP
11 2 (0.64%) DAB
11 2 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (3.22%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (1.93%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.32%) Big Data
8 1 (0.32%) MSDE
8 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.32%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.32%) VLDB
8 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Hudson
1 4 (1.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.96%) Ant
2 3 (0.96%) Maven
3 1 (0.32%) FindBugs
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 99 (31.83%) Finance
2 28 (9.00%) Banking
3 19 (6.11%) Financial Institution
4 14 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.86%) Legal
6 9 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.25%) Publishing
8 5 (1.61%) Marketing
9 4 (1.29%) Local Government
9 4 (1.29%) Military
10 3 (0.96%) Law
10 3 (0.96%) Advertising
10 3 (0.96%) Retail
10 3 (0.96%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.64%) Billing
11 2 (0.64%) Games
12 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (18.65%) Consultant
2 55 (17.68%) Analyst
3 52 (16.72%) Security Consultant
4 33 (10.61%) Security Analyst
4 33 (10.61%) Architect
5 31 (9.97%) Security Manager
6 25 (8.04%) Information Security Manager
6 25 (8.04%) Information Manager
7 23 (7.40%) Project Manager
8 21 (6.75%) Security Architect
9 20 (6.43%) Information Security Consultant
10 18 (5.79%) Security Specialist
11 17 (5.47%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (5.14%) DBA
13 12 (3.86%) Information Security Analyst
13 12 (3.86%) Developer
13 12 (3.86%) Information Analyst
14 11 (3.54%) Information Specialist
14 11 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.54%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.07%) Web Services
2 10 (3.22%) .NET
3 8 (2.57%) Middleware
4 3 (0.96%) LAMP
4 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.96%) WCF
5 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (0.64%) jQuery
5 2 (0.64%) SOAP
5 2 (0.64%) REST
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.32%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.32%) CSS
6 1 (0.32%) JSP
6 1 (0.32%) XML
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (0.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.32%) Spring Security
6 1 (0.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 73 (23.47%) Management Information System
2 24 (7.72%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.43%) CESG
4 13 (4.18%) Economics
5 11 (3.54%) E-Learning
6 7 (2.25%) RMADS
6 7 (2.25%) CMDB
6 7 (2.25%) PKI
7 6 (1.93%) Symmetrix DMX
7 6 (1.93%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.61%) Clustering
8 5 (1.61%) GIS
9 4 (1.29%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.96%) AS400
10 3 (0.96%) Replication
10 3 (0.96%) NHS
10 3 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 75 (24.12%) Windows
2 46 (14.79%) UNIX
3 45 (14.47%) Linux
4 16 (5.14%) Solaris
4 16 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (4.82%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.25%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (56.59%) Information Security
2 101 (32.48%) Information Security Management
3 56 (18.01%) Risk Management
4 49 (15.76%) ITIL
5 34 (10.93%) Risk Assessment
6 31 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (9.32%) Change Management
8 27 (8.68%) Project Management
9 25 (8.04%) Penetration Testing
9 25 (8.04%) ISMS
9 25 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (7.07%) PRINCE2
11 21 (6.75%) Data Protection
12 19 (6.11%) Incident Management
12 19 (6.11%) Security Architecture
12 19 (6.11%) Business Continuity
13 18 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (5.79%) Vulnerability Management
14 17 (5.47%) DevOps
14 17 (5.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.97%) SQL
2 23 (7.40%) Java
3 13 (4.18%) Ruby
4 6 (1.93%) C++
4 6 (1.93%) C
5 5 (1.61%) C#
5 5 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.96%) Python
6 3 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (27.01%) CISSP
2 50 (16.08%) CISM
3 48 (15.43%) CISA
4 41 (13.18%) Degree
5 39 (12.54%) Security Cleared
6 25 (8.04%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.89%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.93%) SSCP
10 6 (1.93%) CRISC
11 4 (1.29%) CISMP
11 4 (1.29%) CCNP
11 4 (1.29%) CCNA
11 4 (1.29%) GIAC
12 3 (0.96%) MBA
12 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.96%) CCSP
12 3 (0.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (27.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (8.68%) QA
3 22 (7.07%) SLA
4 21 (6.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (4.82%) PCI DSS
6 10 (3.22%) COBIT
7 7 (2.25%) BS7799
8 5 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.96%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.64%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.32%) GPG13
11 1 (0.32%) BS25999
System Software
1 23 (7.40%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.96%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.64%) XenApp
6 2 (0.64%) vSphere
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (5.47%) Opsview
2 13 (4.18%) Nagios
3 12 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.89%) collectd
4 9 (2.89%) SCOM
5 8 (2.57%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (2.25%) Ansible
6 7 (2.25%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.93%) Puppet
8 5 (1.61%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.29%) WSUS
10 3 (0.96%) SCSM
11 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.29%) VMware
3 28 (9.00%) Oracle
4 21 (6.75%) Cisco
4 21 (6.75%) Citrix
5 11 (3.54%) SAP
6 10 (3.22%) IBM
6 10 (3.22%) McAfee
7 9 (2.89%) EMC
7 9 (2.89%) Akamai
8 8 (2.57%) NetApp
8 8 (2.57%) Sophos
9 7 (2.25%) Lumension
9 7 (2.25%) HP
9 7 (2.25%) Sun
9 7 (2.25%) Cognos
10 6 (1.93%) Isilon
11 5 (1.61%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.61%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.29%) Nokia
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