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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 451 411 434
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +23
Contract jobs citing Security Management 149 161 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 113 60
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£400 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £23.63 £31.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £19.40 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.53 £33.40 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.63 £32.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-26.17% -15.78%

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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.

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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 -18 140 £400 -11.11% 58
London +8 80 £413 -6.25% 23
South East -17 34 £393 -17.36% 10
Surrey +15 15 £340 -28.42% 2
City of London +10 13 £419 -4.28% 6
North West -21 13 £378 -24.50% 4
Hampshire -6 10 £455 +7.05% 3
Staines +7 9 £500 +5.26% 2
Scotland -10 5 £575 +74.24% 1
South West -11 5 £395 -24.76% 4
East of England +7 4 £450 +11.11% 3
Cheshire -9 4 £410 -19.60% 3
Manchester -10 3 - - 1
Edinburgh -12 3 £750 +127.27%
Berkshire -14 3 £400 -20.00%
Oxfordshire -14 3 £313 +95.31%
Yorkshire -23 3 £223 +11.25% 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £220 - 2
Reading 0 2 - -
East Midlands -7 2 £300 +36.36% 1
Wales - 2 £375 -
Fareham - 2 - -
Wiltshire +6 1 £425 -
Cambridge +2 1 £450 +9.09%
Leicestershire 0 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £450 +11.11%
West Yorkshire -11 1 - -
West Midlands -11 1 £461 -23.16% 8
Birmingham -12 1 £461 -23.16% 3
Gloucestershire -16 1 - - 1

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 150 (52.26%) Information Security
2 96 (33.45%) Information Security Management
3 95 (33.10%) CISSP
4 92 (32.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 78 (27.18%) Management Information System
6 68 (23.69%) Finance
7 64 (22.30%) Windows
8 62 (21.60%) ITIL
9 58 (20.21%) Security Cleared
10 57 (19.86%) ISMS
11 56 (19.51%) CISM
12 51 (17.77%) Risk Management
13 45 (15.68%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (15.33%) Firewall
15 42 (14.63%) SC Cleared
16 34 (11.85%) SharePoint
17 33 (11.50%) Microsoft
18 31 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 31 (10.80%) PCI DSS
19 29 (10.10%) Degree
20 28 (9.76%) Project Management
20 28 (9.76%) PRINCE2
21 27 (9.41%) CISA
22 25 (8.71%) Incident Management
23 24 (8.36%) Linux
24 23 (8.01%) Active Directory
25 22 (7.67%) LAN
25 22 (7.67%) VMware
25 22 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
25 22 (7.67%) Vulnerability Management

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 34 (11.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.05%) IIS
4 3 (1.05%) Documentum
4 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.70%) Node.js
5 2 (0.70%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.70%) CMS
5 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.70%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.35%) Jetty
6 1 (0.35%) nginx
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 17 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.14%) MS Office
3 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Summit
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.05%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.35%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.05%) SaaS
3 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (15.33%) Firewall
2 22 (7.67%) LAN
3 20 (6.97%) WAN
4 19 (6.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (5.57%) VPN
6 14 (4.88%) DNS
7 12 (4.18%) Network Security
8 10 (3.48%) Wireless
9 9 (3.14%) DHCP
10 8 (2.79%) SAN
10 8 (2.79%) Internet
11 6 (2.09%) DMZ
12 5 (1.74%) SSL
13 4 (1.39%) TCP/IP
14 3 (1.05%) Broadband
14 3 (1.05%) 3G
15 2 (0.70%) MPLS
15 2 (0.70%) OSPF
15 2 (0.70%) BGP
15 2 (0.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.39%) Data Mart
5 3 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.70%) Big Data
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.35%) MS Access
7 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) PowerDesigner
1 5 (1.74%) ERwin
2 2 (0.70%) JIRA
3 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (23.69%) Finance
2 14 (4.88%) Legal
3 12 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.83%) Banking
4 11 (3.83%) Retail
5 6 (2.09%) Games
5 6 (2.09%) Local Government
6 5 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.39%) Publishing
8 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (21.25%) Analyst
2 44 (15.33%) Security Analyst
3 41 (14.29%) Consultant
4 40 (13.94%) Security Manager
5 34 (11.85%) Security Consultant
6 22 (7.67%) Architect
7 21 (7.32%) Project Manager
8 20 (6.97%) Information Analyst
8 20 (6.97%) Information Security Analyst
9 19 (6.62%) Information Security Manager
9 19 (6.62%) Information Manager
10 15 (5.23%) Security Architect
11 12 (4.18%) Security Officer
12 10 (3.48%) Desktop Support
13 9 (3.14%) DBA
13 9 (3.14%) Security Engineer
14 8 (2.79%) Support Engineer
14 8 (2.79%) Network Engineer
15 7 (2.44%) Team Leader
16 6 (2.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.79%) Web Services
2 2 (0.70%) Middleware
3 1 (0.35%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 78 (27.18%) Management Information System
2 45 (15.68%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.18%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.14%) PKI
4 9 (3.14%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (3.14%) Mathematics
5 8 (2.79%) Smart Meter
5 8 (2.79%) Cryptography
6 7 (2.44%) CMDB
7 6 (2.09%) Economics
7 6 (2.09%) Statistics
7 6 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.09%) AS400
7 6 (2.09%) Handset
8 5 (1.74%) Replication
8 5 (1.74%) PMI
8 5 (1.74%) NHS
8 5 (1.74%) CESG
8 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.74%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 64 (22.30%) Windows
2 24 (8.36%) Linux
3 14 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.53%) UNIX
5 9 (3.14%) Solaris
6 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.74%) AIX
10 3 (1.05%) VME
11 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.35%) Debian
12 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (52.26%) Information Security
2 96 (33.45%) Information Security Management
3 62 (21.60%) ITIL
4 57 (19.86%) ISMS
5 51 (17.77%) Risk Management
6 31 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (9.76%) PRINCE2
7 28 (9.76%) Project Management
8 25 (8.71%) Incident Management
9 22 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (7.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 21 (7.32%) Service Delivery
10 21 (7.32%) Change Management
10 21 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
11 19 (6.62%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (6.62%) Migration
11 19 (6.62%) Business Continuity
11 19 (6.62%) Cyber Security
12 18 (6.27%) Data Protection
12 18 (6.27%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.27%) SQL
2 8 (2.79%) Java
3 5 (1.74%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.74%) Python
4 4 (1.39%) Perl
5 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.70%) Ruby
7 1 (0.35%) VB
7 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.35%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 95 (33.10%) CISSP
2 58 (20.21%) Security Cleared
3 56 (19.51%) CISM
4 42 (14.63%) SC Cleared
5 29 (10.10%) Degree
6 27 (9.41%) CISA
7 21 (7.32%) CRISC
8 9 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.79%) DV Cleared
10 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.09%) CCIE
11 6 (2.09%) MCSE
12 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.74%) MCTS
12 5 (1.74%) ISSAP
13 4 (1.39%) GIAC
14 3 (1.05%) CCNA
14 3 (1.05%) PMP
14 3 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (32.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (10.80%) PCI DSS
3 18 (6.27%) SLA
4 9 (3.14%) ISO 9001
5 7 (2.44%) QA
6 6 (2.09%) COBIT
7 5 (1.74%) ISO 14001
8 4 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.05%) COSO
10 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.35%) BS7799
11 1 (0.35%) TickIT
11 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.35%) GPG13
11 1 (0.35%) P3O
11 1 (0.35%) BS25999
11 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 23 (8.01%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.44%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.35%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) UAG
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) vCloud
5 1 (0.35%) NFS
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.44%) Nagios
2 4 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.05%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.70%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.70%) collectd
4 2 (0.70%) Ansible
4 2 (0.70%) Opsview
4 2 (0.70%) SCCM
4 2 (0.70%) Graphite
5 1 (0.35%) OpenView
5 1 (0.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.35%) Icinga
Vendors
1 33 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.67%) VMware
3 21 (7.32%) Oracle
3 21 (7.32%) Cisco
4 15 (5.23%) HP
5 11 (3.83%) McAfee
6 9 (3.14%) Citrix
7 6 (2.09%) IBM
7 6 (2.09%) Qualys
7 6 (2.09%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.09%) Aruba
8 5 (1.74%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (1.39%) OpenText
9 4 (1.39%) Kaspersky
9 4 (1.39%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.39%) Symantec
9 4 (1.39%) SAP
9 4 (1.39%) Juniper
9 4 (1.39%) EMC
10 3 (1.05%) Dell
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