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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 440 434 488
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +54
Contract jobs citing Security Management 162 136 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 95 42
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£450 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £242 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £406 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £12.20 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £31.56 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +1.69%

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
42805 38338 38752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 74.18% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27653 23841 22623
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1170 1158 1420
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -5 155 £431 +0.29% 40
London +1 79 £450 - 18
South East +4 39 £448 -10.50% 7
City of London +16 16 £500 +24.84% 6
Surrey +10 16 £448 - 1
Hampshire -5 14 £240 - 2
North West -20 11 £415 -2.35% 2
West Midlands -2 10 £225 -6.25% 4
Cheshire +4 8 £400 -3.03%
Hook - 8 £240 - 1
Staines +5 7 - -
South West -33 7 £395 - 3
Yorkshire -7 6 £190 - 3
Berkshire +7 5 £485 -11.81% 3
South Wales -13 4 £463 -19.56% 3
Wales -23 4 £463 -19.56% 3
Warrington - 4 £490 -
Middlesex - 4 £500 -
Cardiff - 4 £463 -
Birmingham -4 3 - - 3
East of England -16 3 £500 +85.18% 2
Bristol - 3 £275 - 1
Reading +12 2 £495 -10.00% 1
Scotland -2 2 - -
Edinburgh -8 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £465 - 1
Devon - 2 £395 -
Kent 0 1 £513 +46.42%
Merseyside -3 1 £338 -28.94%
Liverpool -5 1 £338 -28.94%

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 200 (61.92%) Information Security
2 129 (39.94%) Information Security Management
3 88 (27.24%) CISSP
4 86 (26.63%) Finance
5 84 (26.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 73 (22.60%) Management Information System
7 66 (20.43%) Windows
8 57 (17.65%) CISM
9 56 (17.34%) Risk Management
9 56 (17.34%) Security Cleared
10 51 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 50 (15.48%) ITIL
12 42 (13.00%) SC Cleared
13 36 (11.15%) ISMS
13 36 (11.15%) CISA
14 35 (10.84%) Banking
14 35 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (9.91%) Linux
16 31 (9.60%) UNIX
16 31 (9.60%) Firewall
16 31 (9.60%) Security Architecture
17 29 (8.98%) HP
18 28 (8.67%) Penetration Testing
19 27 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (8.05%) Degree
20 26 (8.05%) Data Protection
21 25 (7.74%) Project Management
21 25 (7.74%) Oracle
22 24 (7.43%) SharePoint
22 24 (7.43%) Risk Assessment

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 24 (7.43%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.64%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.33%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.41%) Apache
5 10 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.55%) CMS
6 5 (1.55%) IIS
6 5 (1.55%) Jetty
7 4 (1.24%) nginx
7 4 (1.24%) CloudStack
8 3 (0.93%) Documentum
8 3 (0.93%) Node.js
8 3 (0.93%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.31%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.24%) MS Project
2 4 (1.24%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.24%) Summit
2 3 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.62%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.86%) IaaS
3 2 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.60%) Firewall
2 24 (7.43%) Network Security
3 17 (5.26%) DNS
4 9 (2.79%) 3G
4 9 (2.79%) Internet
4 9 (2.79%) Broadband
4 9 (2.79%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.48%) VPN
5 8 (2.48%) LAN
5 8 (2.48%) SAN
6 7 (2.17%) WAN
7 6 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.55%) SSL
9 4 (1.24%) Intranet
9 4 (1.24%) Wireless
10 3 (0.93%) MPLS
11 2 (0.62%) SSH
11 2 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.62%) LDAP
11 2 (0.62%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.86%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.55%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.24%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.24%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.93%) MySQL
7 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.62%) MS Access
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.93%) ERwin
2 3 (0.93%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (0.93%) Hudson
3 2 (0.62%) Maven
3 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
General
1 86 (26.63%) Finance
2 35 (10.84%) Banking
3 23 (7.12%) Legal
4 10 (3.10%) Financial Institution
4 10 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.48%) Retail
6 6 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.86%) Advertising
7 5 (1.55%) Marketing
8 3 (0.93%) Publishing
9 2 (0.62%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (17.96%) Consultant
2 54 (16.72%) Security Consultant
3 48 (14.86%) Analyst
4 41 (12.69%) Security Analyst
5 37 (11.46%) Security Manager
6 32 (9.91%) Architect
7 28 (8.67%) Project Manager
8 25 (7.74%) Information Security Manager
8 25 (7.74%) Information Manager
9 23 (7.12%) Security Architect
10 17 (5.26%) Information Analyst
10 17 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
11 16 (4.95%) Security Specialist
12 14 (4.33%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.72%) Information Security Consultant
13 12 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (3.72%) Developer
14 11 (3.41%) Security Engineer
14 11 (3.41%) Desktop Support
14 11 (3.41%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.02%) Web Services
2 7 (2.17%) .NET
3 5 (1.55%) Middleware
4 4 (1.24%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.93%) WCF
6 2 (0.62%) Apache Camel
6 2 (0.62%) Akka
6 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.62%) JNDI
6 2 (0.62%) REST
6 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (0.62%) CSS
6 2 (0.62%) SOAP
6 2 (0.62%) XML
6 2 (0.62%) JMS
7 1 (0.31%) LAMP
7 1 (0.31%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.31%) HTML
7 1 (0.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.60%) Management Information System
2 35 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.64%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (4.33%) PKI
4 14 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.02%) CESG
6 11 (3.41%) Cryptography
7 10 (3.10%) Smart Meter
7 10 (3.10%) Blackberry
8 8 (2.48%) Mobile Banking
8 8 (2.48%) Replication
9 7 (2.17%) Online Banking
9 7 (2.17%) Economics
10 6 (1.86%) Clustering
11 5 (1.55%) Open Source
11 5 (1.55%) Statistics
11 5 (1.55%) SCADA
12 4 (1.24%) RMADS
12 4 (1.24%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.24%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.43%) Windows
2 32 (9.91%) Linux
3 31 (9.60%) UNIX
4 24 (7.43%) Windows 7
5 13 (4.02%) Solaris
6 12 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.48%) Windows Vista
8 8 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.48%) Android
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (61.92%) Information Security
2 129 (39.94%) Information Security Management
3 56 (17.34%) Risk Management
4 50 (15.48%) ITIL
5 36 (11.15%) ISMS
6 31 (9.60%) Security Architecture
7 28 (8.67%) Penetration Testing
8 27 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (8.05%) Data Protection
10 25 (7.74%) Project Management
11 24 (7.43%) Risk Assessment
12 23 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (6.81%) Business Continuity
13 22 (6.81%) Vulnerability Management
14 19 (5.88%) PRINCE2
15 18 (5.57%) E-Commerce
16 17 (5.26%) Change Management
17 16 (4.95%) Problem Management
17 16 (4.95%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.26%) SQL
2 16 (4.95%) Java
3 9 (2.79%) Python
4 7 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.86%) Ruby
6 5 (1.55%) C#
6 5 (1.55%) C++
7 4 (1.24%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.24%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.62%) Groovy
9 2 (0.62%) Scala
9 2 (0.62%) C
10 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (27.24%) CISSP
2 57 (17.65%) CISM
3 56 (17.34%) Security Cleared
4 42 (13.00%) SC Cleared
5 36 (11.15%) CISA
6 26 (8.05%) Degree
7 10 (3.10%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.48%) CRISC
8 8 (2.48%) SSCP
9 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.55%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.55%) CCNP
11 4 (1.24%) CCNA
11 4 (1.24%) GIAC
12 3 (0.93%) PMP
12 3 (0.93%) CCSP
12 3 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.93%) ISSAP
12 3 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (26.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (7.12%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.95%) SLA
4 15 (4.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (4.33%) COBIT
6 13 (4.02%) QA
7 8 (2.48%) ISO 9001
8 6 (1.86%) BS7799
9 5 (1.55%) ISO 14001
9 5 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (1.24%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.31%) GPG13
11 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.24%) NFS
3 4 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.31%) UAG
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (4.64%) Nagios
2 9 (2.79%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.17%) Puppet
3 7 (2.17%) Opsview
4 6 (1.86%) Icinga
5 5 (1.55%) SCOM
6 4 (1.24%) collectd
6 4 (1.24%) Ansible
7 2 (0.62%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.62%) SCCM
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.31%) OpenView
8 1 (0.31%) Nessus
Vendors
1 51 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.98%) HP
3 25 (7.74%) Oracle
4 20 (6.19%) Qualys
5 17 (5.26%) Cisco
5 17 (5.26%) VMware
6 16 (4.95%) ArcSight
6 16 (4.95%) CheckPoint
7 14 (4.33%) McAfee
8 11 (3.41%) Citrix
9 10 (3.10%) Sophos
10 9 (2.79%) Sun
11 8 (2.48%) Lumension
12 6 (1.86%) IBM
13 4 (1.24%) Akamai
13 4 (1.24%) SAP
14 3 (0.93%) Open Text
14 3 (0.93%) Juniper
14 3 (0.93%) CA
14 3 (0.93%) Informatica
South Wales
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £163.62 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago