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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 418 411 440
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Contract jobs citing Security Management 164 155 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 112 53
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£400 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £23.63 £30.75 £51.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £28.15 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.53 £33.35 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.63 £30.75 £51.25
% change year-on-year
-23.17% -40.00%

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
39905 37911 33162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.97% 74.86% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25118 22860 19767
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1064 1128 1179
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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 +13 156 £400 -5.88% 41
London +4 86 £425 - 20
South East -6 33 £400 -15.78% 12
Surrey +12 16 £383 - 1
City of London +14 14 £488 +14.70% 7
North West -21 14 £385 -24.50% 1
South West -5 12 £325 -38.09% 3
Staines +11 11 £500 -
Hampshire -9 8 £363 -27.50% 4
Yorkshire -13 5 £250 +25.00% 1
Scotland -17 5 £450 +28.57% 2
East of England +3 4 £450 +38.46% 3
Gloucestershire -7 4 - - 1
Manchester -14 4 - -
Edinburgh -17 4 £600 +71.42% 2
Berkshire -3 3 £400 -5.88% 3
Cheshire -10 3 £410 -19.60%
West Yorkshire -19 3 £275 +37.50% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £220 - 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £313 -
Reading +8 2 - -
East Midlands +4 2 £300 +36.36%
West Midlands -13 2 £461 -21.53% 1
Wales - 2 £375 -
Fareham - 2 - -
Halifax - 2 £275 -
Leicestershire +8 1 - -
Leicester +4 1 - -
Birmingham -1 1 £461 -23.16%
Cambridge -2 1 £450 +22.03%

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 165 (52.72%) Information Security
2 113 (36.10%) Information Security Management
3 99 (31.63%) CISSP
4 93 (29.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 78 (24.92%) Management Information System
6 72 (23.00%) Finance
7 66 (21.09%) ITIL
8 65 (20.77%) CISM
9 64 (20.45%) Windows
10 58 (18.53%) ISMS
10 58 (18.53%) Security Cleared
11 55 (17.57%) Risk Management
12 43 (13.74%) SC Cleared
12 43 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (11.82%) SharePoint
14 35 (11.18%) Firewall
15 34 (10.86%) Microsoft
16 31 (9.90%) Project Management
16 31 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (9.27%) PCI DSS
18 27 (8.63%) PRINCE2
19 26 (8.31%) CISA
19 26 (8.31%) Service Delivery
19 26 (8.31%) Degree
20 25 (7.99%) Incident Management
20 25 (7.99%) Linux
21 24 (7.67%) Data Protection
22 23 (7.35%) Vulnerability Management
22 23 (7.35%) Active Directory

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 37 (11.82%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.83%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.24%) Apache
3 7 (2.24%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.60%) Jetty
5 3 (0.96%) Documentum
5 3 (0.96%) IIS
5 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.96%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.64%) Node.js
6 2 (0.64%) nginx
6 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.51%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.64%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Summit
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.96%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.32%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.32%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.92%) IaaS
3 3 (0.96%) SaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.18%) Firewall
2 20 (6.39%) DNS
3 18 (5.75%) LAN
4 17 (5.43%) WAN
4 17 (5.43%) Network Security
5 14 (4.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (3.83%) VPN
6 12 (3.83%) SAN
7 9 (2.88%) Internet
8 8 (2.56%) Wireless
9 7 (2.24%) DHCP
10 5 (1.60%) DMZ
11 4 (1.28%) Broadband
11 4 (1.28%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.28%) 3G
11 4 (1.28%) SSL
12 2 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.64%) RIP
12 2 (0.64%) MPLS
12 2 (0.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.28%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (0.64%) MS Access
9 1 (0.32%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.60%) PowerDesigner
1 5 (1.60%) ERwin
2 2 (0.64%) JIRA
2 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.32%) Hudson
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 72 (23.00%) Finance
2 17 (5.43%) Legal
3 15 (4.79%) Banking
4 13 (4.15%) Retail
4 13 (4.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.60%) Games
6 4 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.28%) Publishing
7 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.96%) Local Government
8 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 59 (18.85%) Analyst
2 43 (13.74%) Consultant
2 43 (13.74%) Security Analyst
3 40 (12.78%) Security Manager
4 36 (11.50%) Security Consultant
5 27 (8.63%) Project Manager
6 22 (7.03%) Architect
7 20 (6.39%) Information Manager
7 20 (6.39%) Information Security Manager
7 20 (6.39%) Information Security Analyst
7 20 (6.39%) Information Analyst
8 15 (4.79%) Security Architect
9 13 (4.15%) Security Officer
10 11 (3.51%) Desktop Support
10 11 (3.51%) DBA
10 11 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.88%) Security Engineer
12 8 (2.56%) Team Leader
12 8 (2.56%) Support Engineer
12 8 (2.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.51%) Web Services
2 2 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.32%) Middleware
3 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.32%) CSS
3 1 (0.32%) XML
3 1 (0.32%) HTML
3 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (0.32%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 78 (24.92%) Management Information System
2 43 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.79%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (3.83%) Cryptography
4 12 (3.83%) PKI
4 12 (3.83%) Smart Meter
5 9 (2.88%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.56%) Replication
6 8 (2.56%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.24%) CESG
7 7 (2.24%) Statistics
7 7 (2.24%) CMDB
8 6 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.92%) Handset
9 5 (1.60%) PMI
9 5 (1.60%) NHS
9 5 (1.60%) Clustering
9 5 (1.60%) Economics
9 5 (1.60%) Online Banking
9 5 (1.60%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.45%) Windows
2 25 (7.99%) Linux
3 16 (5.11%) UNIX
4 15 (4.79%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.56%) Solaris
7 7 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.24%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.60%) AIX
8 5 (1.60%) Android
9 3 (0.96%) VME
9 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (52.72%) Information Security
2 113 (36.10%) Information Security Management
3 66 (21.09%) ITIL
4 58 (18.53%) ISMS
5 55 (17.57%) Risk Management
6 31 (9.90%) Project Management
6 31 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (8.63%) PRINCE2
9 26 (8.31%) Service Delivery
10 25 (7.99%) Incident Management
11 24 (7.67%) Data Protection
12 23 (7.35%) Vulnerability Management
12 23 (7.35%) Change Management
12 23 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
13 22 (7.03%) Business Continuity
14 21 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (6.39%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (6.39%) Migration
16 19 (6.07%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.71%) SQL
2 13 (4.15%) Java
3 9 (2.88%) Python
4 5 (1.60%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.60%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.96%) Perl
5 3 (0.96%) Ruby
6 1 (0.32%) PHP
6 1 (0.32%) VB
6 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.32%) C
6 1 (0.32%) C#
6 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 99 (31.63%) CISSP
2 65 (20.77%) CISM
3 58 (18.53%) Security Cleared
4 43 (13.74%) SC Cleared
5 26 (8.31%) CISA
5 26 (8.31%) Degree
6 21 (6.71%) CRISC
7 7 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.24%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.60%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.60%) CCIE
9 5 (1.60%) MCSE
9 5 (1.60%) ISSAP
9 5 (1.60%) MCTS
10 3 (0.96%) PMP
10 3 (0.96%) SSCP
10 3 (0.96%) GIAC
10 3 (0.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (29.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (9.27%) PCI DSS
3 18 (5.75%) SLA
4 9 (2.88%) ISO 9001
5 8 (2.56%) QA
6 6 (1.92%) ISO 14001
7 5 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.28%) COBIT
9 2 (0.64%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.64%) COSO
9 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.32%) BS7799
10 1 (0.32%) TickIT
10 1 (0.32%) BS25999
10 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.32%) GPG13
10 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.60%) ISA Server
4 4 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.28%) NFS
5 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.64%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (4.47%) Nagios
2 6 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.60%) Puppet
4 4 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.28%) Opsview
4 4 (1.28%) Icinga
5 3 (0.96%) Graphite
5 3 (0.96%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.96%) collectd
5 3 (0.96%) Ansible
6 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.64%) SCCM
6 2 (0.64%) SCOM
7 1 (0.32%) OpenView
7 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.03%) Oracle
3 20 (6.39%) VMware
4 19 (6.07%) HP
5 18 (5.75%) Cisco
6 12 (3.83%) Qualys
7 11 (3.51%) Citrix
7 11 (3.51%) McAfee
8 10 (3.19%) CheckPoint
9 9 (2.88%) ArcSight
10 5 (1.60%) SAP
11 4 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (1.28%) Aruba
11 4 (1.28%) Kaspersky
11 4 (1.28%) Open Text
11 4 (1.28%) Symantec
11 4 (1.28%) Websense
11 4 (1.28%) Juniper
12 3 (0.96%) EMC
12 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
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