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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 440 473 498
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +25
Contract jobs citing Security Management 175 112 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 67 55
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£428 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £296 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £395
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £36.75 £21.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £21.25 -
% change year-on-year
+111.76% -

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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +27 160 £425 -5.55% 37
London +3 65 £463 -1.59% 15
South East +21 36 £450 +16.12% 13
Hampshire - 20 £242 - 5
North West -4 19 £425 +2.16% 2
South West -22 17 £390 -35.00% 2
Cheshire +13 16 £425 +2.10%
City of London +29 12 £500 +4.16% 4
Devon - 10 £395 -
Surrey +6 9 £450 +20.00% 4
West Midlands - 9 £225 - 3
Hook - 8 £231 -
Scotland -17 7 £460 - 1
Yorkshire +7 6 £283 - 1
Berkshire +6 6 £488 - 2
Warrington - 6 £235 -
Edinburgh -3 5 - -
Wales -17 5 £463 - 2
East of England -26 5 £475 +18.75% 1
South Wales - 5 £463 - 2
Cardiff - 5 £463 - 2
Bristol -15 4 £275 - 1
East Midlands +9 3 £450 -
Manchester -6 3 £430 +4.24%
West Yorkshire -3 2 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - - 2
Birmingham - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £375 - 1

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 197 (59.34%) Information Security
2 120 (36.14%) Information Security Management
3 94 (28.31%) Finance
4 93 (28.01%) CISSP
5 83 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 76 (22.89%) Management Information System
7 75 (22.59%) Windows
8 61 (18.37%) Risk Management
9 59 (17.77%) CISM
10 53 (15.96%) Microsoft
11 51 (15.36%) Security Cleared
12 48 (14.46%) ITIL
12 48 (14.46%) CISA
13 46 (13.86%) Linux
14 42 (12.65%) UNIX
15 38 (11.45%) Firewall
15 38 (11.45%) Degree
15 38 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (10.24%) SC Cleared
17 33 (9.94%) ISMS
17 33 (9.94%) Banking
18 31 (9.34%) Penetration Testing
19 30 (9.04%) Oracle
20 29 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
20 29 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (8.73%) Security Architecture
21 28 (8.43%) Risk Assessment
22 26 (7.83%) VMware
23 25 (7.53%) Project Management
24 24 (7.23%) PRINCE2

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.12%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.52%) Apache
4 13 (3.92%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.41%) nginx
7 7 (2.11%) Node.js
7 7 (2.11%) CloudStack
7 7 (2.11%) CMS
8 6 (1.81%) Joomla!
8 6 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.51%) IIS
10 3 (0.90%) Jetty
11 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.30%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.81%) MS Project
4 4 (1.20%) MS Office
4 4 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) Vectorworks
5 1 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Summit
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.20%) IaaS
3 3 (0.90%) SaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.45%) Firewall
2 19 (5.72%) DNS
3 18 (5.42%) Network Security
4 12 (3.61%) VPN
5 10 (3.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (2.71%) LAN
7 8 (2.41%) WAN
7 8 (2.41%) Broadband
7 8 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.41%) 3G
8 7 (2.11%) SAN
9 6 (1.81%) Intranet
9 6 (1.81%) Internet
9 6 (1.81%) SSL
10 4 (1.20%) ATM
10 4 (1.20%) LDAP
10 4 (1.20%) SSH
11 2 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.60%) Wireless
11 2 (0.60%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.31%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (2.11%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.81%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.20%) SQLPlus
7 4 (1.20%) Data Mart
8 3 (0.90%) MySQL
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.30%) QlikView
10 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.30%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.30%) MSDE
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.20%) Hudson
3 3 (0.90%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (0.90%) ERwin
3 3 (0.90%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.30%) Ant
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 94 (28.31%) Finance
2 33 (9.94%) Banking
3 19 (5.72%) Legal
4 14 (4.22%) Financial Institution
5 13 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.81%) Marketing
7 6 (1.81%) Publishing
8 5 (1.51%) Advertising
9 3 (0.90%) Retail
9 3 (0.90%) Military
10 2 (0.60%) Billing
10 2 (0.60%) Games
10 2 (0.60%) Local Government
10 2 (0.60%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 58 (17.47%) Analyst
2 53 (15.96%) Consultant
3 48 (14.46%) Security Analyst
4 46 (13.86%) Security Consultant
5 33 (9.94%) Architect
6 32 (9.64%) Security Manager
7 25 (7.53%) Project Manager
8 24 (7.23%) Security Architect
9 23 (6.93%) Information Manager
9 23 (6.93%) Information Security Manager
10 21 (6.33%) Information Security Analyst
10 21 (6.33%) Information Analyst
11 20 (6.02%) Security Specialist
12 17 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (4.22%) Developer
14 13 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (3.92%) Senior Security Analyst
14 13 (3.92%) Information Specialist
15 12 (3.61%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.52%) Web Services
2 10 (3.01%) .NET
3 9 (2.71%) Middleware
4 4 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.90%) LAMP
5 3 (0.90%) WCF
6 2 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.60%) JNDI
6 2 (0.60%) CSS
6 2 (0.60%) SOAP
6 2 (0.60%) XML
6 2 (0.60%) JMS
6 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (0.60%) REST
6 2 (0.60%) Akka
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.30%) HTML
7 1 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 76 (22.89%) Management Information System
2 38 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.93%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.72%) CESG
5 12 (3.61%) PKI
6 11 (3.31%) Economics
7 10 (3.01%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.71%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.81%) E-Learning
9 6 (1.81%) RMADS
10 5 (1.51%) SCADA
10 5 (1.51%) GIS
10 5 (1.51%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (1.20%) Open Source
11 4 (1.20%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (1.20%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.20%) PMI
11 4 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (1.20%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 75 (22.59%) Windows
2 46 (13.86%) Linux
3 42 (12.65%) UNIX
4 23 (6.93%) Windows 7
5 15 (4.52%) Solaris
6 13 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.41%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.51%) Android
9 5 (1.51%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.90%) AIX
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (59.34%) Information Security
2 120 (36.14%) Information Security Management
3 61 (18.37%) Risk Management
4 48 (14.46%) ITIL
5 33 (9.94%) ISMS
6 31 (9.34%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (8.73%) Security Architecture
8 28 (8.43%) Risk Assessment
9 25 (7.53%) Project Management
10 24 (7.23%) PRINCE2
11 23 (6.93%) Data Protection
12 22 (6.63%) Business Continuity
13 21 (6.33%) Change Management
14 20 (6.02%) Vulnerability Management
15 17 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (5.12%) DevOps
15 17 (5.12%) Incident Management
16 16 (4.82%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.93%) SQL
2 21 (6.33%) Java
3 10 (3.01%) Ruby
4 7 (2.11%) C++
4 7 (2.11%) Python
5 6 (1.81%) C#
6 5 (1.51%) C
7 4 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.60%) Groovy
9 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 93 (28.01%) CISSP
2 59 (17.77%) CISM
3 51 (15.36%) Security Cleared
4 48 (14.46%) CISA
5 38 (11.45%) Degree
6 34 (10.24%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.01%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.41%) SSCP
10 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.81%) CRISC
11 5 (1.51%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.20%) CCNP
12 4 (1.20%) ISACA
12 4 (1.20%) MBA
12 4 (1.20%) GIAC
13 3 (0.90%) CCSE
13 3 (0.90%) CEH
13 3 (0.90%) ISSAP
13 3 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (6.93%) PCI DSS
3 22 (6.63%) SLA
4 21 (6.33%) QA
5 18 (5.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (3.92%) COBIT
7 7 (2.11%) BS7799
7 7 (2.11%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (1.20%) ISO 14001
8 4 (1.20%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.30%) GPG13
9 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.90%) NFS
4 3 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.30%) KVM
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (4.82%) Nagios
2 12 (3.61%) Opsview
3 11 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.71%) Data Guard
4 9 (2.71%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.41%) Puppet
6 7 (2.11%) collectd
6 7 (2.11%) Icinga
7 6 (1.81%) Ansible
7 6 (1.81%) SCOM
8 3 (0.90%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.30%) Tivoli NetView
10 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.30%) Nessus
10 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.04%) Oracle
3 26 (7.83%) VMware
4 23 (6.93%) HP
5 18 (5.42%) Cisco
6 15 (4.52%) Citrix
6 15 (4.52%) Qualys
7 13 (3.92%) CheckPoint
7 13 (3.92%) McAfee
7 13 (3.92%) ArcSight
8 10 (3.01%) Sophos
8 10 (3.01%) IBM
9 8 (2.41%) Sun
9 8 (2.41%) Lumension
10 7 (2.11%) Akamai
10 7 (2.11%) SAP
11 4 (1.20%) EMC
11 4 (1.20%) Juniper
11 4 (1.20%) NetApp
11 4 (1.20%) Nokia
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