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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 421 442 442
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs citing Security Management 169 102 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 61 72
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £38.00 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% -41.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-41.81% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -28 156 £425 - 39
London -9 77 £425 -6.59% 16
South East -2 29 £488 +17.46% 9
City of London -2 21 £425 -5.55% 6
North West -1 19 £425 - 5
Cheshire -4 10 £468 - 2
South West -16 10 £500 -9.50% 2
Scotland - 10 £330 - 1
Yorkshire - 10 £205 - 3
Hampshire +2 8 £500 +17.64% 4
West Midlands -12 7 £600 +215.78% 2
Surrey - 7 £475 - 2
Berkshire - 7 £500 -
Warrington - 6 £510 - 1
Leeds - 5 £238 - 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £238 - 3
Wiltshire - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £250 - 1
Bristol - 3 £400 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £330 - 1
Manchester -13 2 £343 -19.41% 3
Basingstoke - 2 £525 -
Reading - 2 £350 -
West Sussex - 2 £425 - 1
Wales - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Northampton - 1 £360 -
Sheffield - 1 £210 -
East Sussex - 1 £700 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £360 -

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 154 (47.38%) Information Security
2 96 (29.54%) Information Security Management
3 90 (27.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (26.77%) CISSP
5 85 (26.15%) Management Information System
5 85 (26.15%) Finance
6 73 (22.46%) Windows
7 66 (20.31%) ITIL
8 50 (15.38%) CISM
8 50 (15.38%) Risk Management
9 49 (15.08%) CISA
9 49 (15.08%) Linux
10 47 (14.46%) Microsoft
10 47 (14.46%) VMware
11 45 (13.85%) UNIX
12 43 (13.23%) SQL
13 38 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 36 (11.08%) DNS
15 36 (11.08%) ISMS
16 35 (10.77%) Oracle
16 35 (10.77%) Change Management
17 34 (10.46%) Project Management
17 34 (10.46%) Cisco
18 33 (10.15%) Citrix
18 33 (10.15%) Security Cleared
19 32 (9.85%) SLA
20 31 (9.54%) Degree
21 30 (9.23%) Banking
21 30 (9.23%) Data Protection

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (8.31%) Tomcat
2 25 (7.69%) Apache
3 17 (5.23%) Node.js
3 17 (5.23%) nginx
4 16 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.00%) MS Exchange
6 11 (3.38%) CICS
6 11 (3.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (2.77%) CloudStack
8 8 (2.46%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.15%) Joomla!
9 7 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.15%) CMS
9 7 (2.15%) SAS
9 7 (2.15%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.54%) IIS
10 5 (1.54%) Lync
10 5 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
2 15 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.46%) MS Office
3 8 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.85%) MS Project
5 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.31%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) Summit
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.08%) DNS
2 25 (7.69%) Firewall
3 20 (6.15%) SAN
4 13 (4.00%) VPN
5 12 (3.69%) Network Security
6 10 (3.08%) LAN
6 10 (3.08%) WAN
7 8 (2.46%) Intranet
8 7 (2.15%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.85%) SSL
9 6 (1.85%) OSPF
9 6 (1.85%) FTP
9 6 (1.85%) VoIP
9 6 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.54%) Wireless
10 5 (1.54%) BGP
10 5 (1.54%) LDAP
10 5 (1.54%) MPLS
10 5 (1.54%) Internet
11 4 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.69%) DB2
3 11 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (3.38%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.46%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.62%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.23%) Hudson
2 4 (1.23%) Ant
2 4 (1.23%) Maven
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.31%) FindBugs
General
1 85 (26.15%) Finance
2 30 (9.23%) Banking
3 19 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.31%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.77%) Legal
6 7 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.23%) Front Office
7 4 (1.23%) Publishing
7 4 (1.23%) Law
7 4 (1.23%) Local Government
7 4 (1.23%) French Language
8 3 (0.92%) German Language
8 3 (0.92%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.92%) Japanese Language
8 3 (0.92%) Military
9 2 (0.62%) Games
9 2 (0.62%) Retail
9 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (16.62%) Analyst
2 47 (14.46%) Consultant
3 31 (9.54%) Security Consultant
4 28 (8.62%) Architect
5 27 (8.31%) DBA
6 25 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 25 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 22 (6.77%) Security Manager
8 18 (5.54%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (5.23%) Administrator
10 16 (4.92%) SQL DBA
10 16 (4.92%) Information Manager
10 16 (4.92%) Security Architect
11 15 (4.62%) Information Security Consultant
12 14 (4.31%) Information Security Manager
13 13 (4.00%) Security Specialist
14 11 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
14 11 (3.38%) Business Analyst
14 11 (3.38%) Information Specialist
15 10 (3.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.38%) Web Services
2 7 (2.15%) Middleware
3 5 (1.54%) .NET
4 2 (0.62%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.62%) EDI
4 2 (0.62%) LAMP
5 1 (0.31%) Spring Security
5 1 (0.31%) jQuery
5 1 (0.31%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.31%) Spring
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.31%) JSP
5 1 (0.31%) XBRL
5 1 (0.31%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 85 (26.15%) Management Information System
2 29 (8.92%) CESG
3 21 (6.46%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.23%) RMADS
5 12 (3.69%) Mainframe
5 12 (3.69%) CESG CLAS
5 12 (3.69%) Economics
6 11 (3.38%) Open Source
7 9 (2.77%) Symmetrix DMX
7 9 (2.77%) E-Learning
7 9 (2.77%) Replication
7 9 (2.77%) CLARiiON
8 8 (2.46%) Clustering
9 6 (1.85%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.85%) CMDB
10 5 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.54%) PKI
10 5 (1.54%) Derivative
11 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (22.46%) Windows
2 49 (15.08%) Linux
3 45 (13.85%) UNIX
4 17 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.31%) Solaris
6 13 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.38%) zOS
7 11 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.85%) AIX
10 2 (0.62%) CentOS
10 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (47.38%) Information Security
2 96 (29.54%) Information Security Management
3 66 (20.31%) ITIL
4 50 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 38 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 37 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (11.08%) ISMS
8 35 (10.77%) Change Management
9 34 (10.46%) Project Management
10 30 (9.23%) Data Protection
11 29 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (8.92%) Risk Assessment
11 29 (8.92%) PRINCE2
12 24 (7.38%) Information Assurance
13 23 (7.08%) Service Management
13 23 (7.08%) Incident Management
14 22 (6.77%) Business Continuity
15 21 (6.46%) Configuration Management
16 20 (6.15%) Security Architecture
16 20 (6.15%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.23%) SQL
2 25 (7.69%) Java
3 15 (4.62%) Ruby
4 7 (2.15%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.85%) C
6 5 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.54%) REXX
7 4 (1.23%) C++
8 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.62%) Python
9 2 (0.62%) Perl
10 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.31%) Korn
10 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 87 (26.77%) CISSP
2 50 (15.38%) CISM
3 49 (15.08%) CISA
4 33 (10.15%) Security Cleared
5 31 (9.54%) Degree
6 23 (7.08%) SC Cleared
7 12 (3.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.77%) CCNA
9 9 (2.77%) CRISC
10 6 (1.85%) CISMP
11 5 (1.54%) CCNP
12 4 (1.23%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.23%) GIAC
12 4 (1.23%) ISSEP
12 4 (1.23%) CGEIT
13 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.92%) ISEB
14 2 (0.62%) ISACA
14 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (27.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (9.85%) SLA
3 20 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (5.85%) QA
5 15 (4.62%) PCI DSS
6 10 (3.08%) BS7799
7 5 (1.54%) COBIT
8 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.92%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.31%) BS25999
10 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 25 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (7.38%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.00%) RACF
4 10 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (2.15%) vSphere
5 7 (2.15%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.85%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.23%) XenApp
8 3 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.92%) NFS
9 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (4.62%) Nagios
2 14 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.08%) Puppet
4 9 (2.77%) SCOM
4 9 (2.77%) Data Guard
4 9 (2.77%) collectd
5 7 (2.15%) WSUS
6 6 (1.85%) SCOrch
7 5 (1.54%) SCCM
7 5 (1.54%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.23%) SCSM
9 3 (0.92%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.92%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (0.92%) Ansible
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.62%) DatAdvantage
10 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 47 (14.46%) Microsoft
1 47 (14.46%) VMware
2 35 (10.77%) Oracle
3 34 (10.46%) Cisco
4 33 (10.15%) Citrix
5 16 (4.92%) NetApp
5 16 (4.92%) SAP
6 15 (4.62%) HP
6 15 (4.62%) EMC
7 14 (4.31%) Foundry
8 11 (3.38%) CheckPoint
9 10 (3.08%) IBM
9 10 (3.08%) Akamai
10 9 (2.77%) Isilon
11 7 (2.15%) McAfee
12 5 (1.54%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.54%) Cognos
12 5 (1.54%) Symantec
12 5 (1.54%) Sun
12 5 (1.54%) Nokia
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis IT
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Greythorn
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis IT
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: Up to £350 per day for 6 months
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Crawley
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago