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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 442 459 482
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +23
Contract jobs citing Security Management 167 120 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 74 53
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£430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £600 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £391
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £12.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £12.60
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -0.79%

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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +22 153 £425 -5.55% 38
London +6 52 £463 - 13
South East +5 40 £445 +5.95% 13
Hampshire +6 24 £303 -27.97% 5
North West -2 23 £425 +1.31% 4
Cheshire +12 19 £425 +1.19% 1
South West -27 14 £390 -35.00% 1
City of London +20 11 £500 +11.11% 5
Hook +4 9 £240 -9.49%
Surrey +1 8 £450 +20.06% 3
West Midlands -6 7 - - 3
Scotland -10 7 £460 - 1
East of England -21 7 £463 +15.62% 2
Warrington - 7 £400 -
Berkshire +11 6 £488 +1.56%
Yorkshire +5 6 £190 - 2
Edinburgh -7 5 - -
Reading +9 4 £494 +2.86%
Manchester -9 4 £430 +4.24%
Wales -12 4 £450 - 1
South Wales - 4 £450 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £450 - 1
East Midlands +3 3 £450 -
Basingstoke - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire +2 2 £375 - 2
Bristol -18 2 £301 +9.54%
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
Portsmouth +1 1 £575 -
Birmingham -2 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £425 +6.25%

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 195 (60.00%) Information Security
2 115 (35.38%) Information Security Management
3 99 (30.46%) Finance
4 96 (29.54%) CISSP
5 80 (24.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 74 (22.77%) Management Information System
7 73 (22.46%) Windows
8 61 (18.77%) CISM
8 61 (18.77%) Risk Management
9 54 (16.62%) CISA
10 52 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 51 (15.69%) Security Cleared
12 43 (13.23%) ITIL
13 41 (12.62%) Linux
14 40 (12.31%) Degree
15 39 (12.00%) UNIX
15 39 (12.00%) Firewall
16 35 (10.77%) Banking
17 34 (10.46%) SC Cleared
18 33 (10.15%) Oracle
19 31 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 30 (9.23%) Penetration Testing
21 29 (8.92%) ISMS
21 29 (8.92%) Risk Assessment
22 28 (8.62%) SQL
22 28 (8.62%) Security Architecture
23 27 (8.31%) PRINCE2
24 26 (8.00%) Project Management
24 26 (8.00%) QA
25 25 (7.69%) Computer Science

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.69%) Apache
3 12 (3.69%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.77%) CMS
5 8 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.46%) Joomla!
5 8 (2.46%) nginx
5 8 (2.46%) Node.js
6 6 (1.85%) CloudStack
6 6 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.54%) IIS
8 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.31%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.15%) MS Project
4 5 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.92%) MS Office
6 1 (0.31%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.31%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.92%) Summit
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.92%) SaaS
3 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.00%) Firewall
2 17 (5.23%) Network Security
3 14 (4.31%) DNS
4 12 (3.69%) VPN
5 10 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (2.77%) LAN
7 8 (2.46%) WAN
7 8 (2.46%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.46%) Intranet
8 7 (2.15%) 3G
8 7 (2.15%) Broadband
9 6 (1.85%) SSL
10 5 (1.54%) Internet
11 4 (1.23%) SSH
11 4 (1.23%) ATM
11 4 (1.23%) LDAP
12 3 (0.92%) SAN
13 2 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.62%) Wireless
13 2 (0.62%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.38%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (1.23%) Data Mart
5 4 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.23%) SQLPlus
5 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.62%) MySQL
7 1 (0.31%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.31%) MSDE
7 1 (0.31%) QlikView
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.92%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (0.92%) ERwin
2 3 (0.92%) Hudson
2 3 (0.92%) Maven
3 1 (0.31%) Ant
3 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 99 (30.46%) Finance
2 35 (10.77%) Banking
3 17 (5.23%) Financial Institution
4 15 (4.62%) Legal
5 12 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.08%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.85%) Marketing
7 6 (1.85%) Publishing
8 5 (1.54%) Retail
9 4 (1.23%) Advertising
9 4 (1.23%) Military
10 3 (0.92%) Local Government
10 3 (0.92%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.62%) Billing
11 2 (0.62%) Law
11 2 (0.62%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.31%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.31%) French Language
12 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (16.62%) Consultant
2 53 (16.31%) Analyst
3 47 (14.46%) Security Consultant
4 42 (12.92%) Security Analyst
5 34 (10.46%) Security Manager
6 32 (9.85%) Architect
7 26 (8.00%) Project Manager
8 25 (7.69%) Information Manager
8 25 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
9 23 (7.08%) Security Architect
10 21 (6.46%) Security Specialist
11 17 (5.23%) Information Analyst
11 17 (5.23%) Developer
11 17 (5.23%) Information Security Analyst
12 16 (4.92%) DBA
13 14 (4.31%) Information Specialist
14 13 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (4.00%) Information Security Consultant
14 13 (4.00%) Information Security Specialist
15 12 (3.69%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.31%) Web Services
2 9 (2.77%) Middleware
2 9 (2.77%) .NET
3 3 (0.92%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.92%) LAMP
3 3 (0.92%) WCF
4 2 (0.62%) Akka
4 2 (0.62%) Apache Camel
4 2 (0.62%) REST
4 2 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.62%) JNDI
4 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (0.62%) SOAP
4 2 (0.62%) JMS
5 1 (0.31%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.31%) XML
5 1 (0.31%) CSS
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 74 (22.77%) Management Information System
2 25 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.85%) CESG
4 12 (3.69%) Economics
5 11 (3.38%) PKI
6 8 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.46%) E-Learning
6 8 (2.46%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.15%) RMADS
8 6 (1.85%) CMDB
9 5 (1.54%) GIS
9 5 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (1.23%) SCADA
10 4 (1.23%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.23%) Clustering
10 4 (1.23%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.92%) PMI
11 3 (0.92%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.92%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 73 (22.46%) Windows
2 41 (12.62%) Linux
3 39 (12.00%) UNIX
4 22 (6.77%) Windows 7
5 15 (4.62%) Solaris
6 12 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.46%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.92%) AIX
8 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.92%) Android
8 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (60.00%) Information Security
2 115 (35.38%) Information Security Management
3 61 (18.77%) Risk Management
4 43 (13.23%) ITIL
5 31 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (9.23%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (8.92%) ISMS
7 29 (8.92%) Risk Assessment
8 28 (8.62%) Security Architecture
9 27 (8.31%) PRINCE2
10 26 (8.00%) Project Management
11 22 (6.77%) Data Protection
12 21 (6.46%) Change Management
12 21 (6.46%) Vulnerability Management
12 21 (6.46%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (5.85%) Business Continuity
14 18 (5.54%) Incident Management
15 17 (5.23%) Data Security
16 16 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (4.92%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.62%) SQL
2 18 (5.54%) Java
3 9 (2.77%) Ruby
4 7 (2.15%) C++
5 5 (1.54%) C
5 5 (1.54%) C#
6 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.92%) Python
7 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.62%) Groovy
8 2 (0.62%) Scala
8 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 96 (29.54%) CISSP
2 61 (18.77%) CISM
3 54 (16.62%) CISA
4 51 (15.69%) Security Cleared
5 40 (12.31%) Degree
6 34 (10.46%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.08%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.46%) CRISC
10 7 (2.15%) SSCP
11 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.54%) MBA
12 5 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.23%) ISACA
13 4 (1.23%) GIAC
13 4 (1.23%) ISEB
13 4 (1.23%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.23%) CCNP
14 3 (0.92%) CCSP
14 3 (0.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (24.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (8.00%) QA
3 22 (6.77%) PCI DSS
3 22 (6.77%) SLA
4 19 (5.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (4.00%) COBIT
6 8 (2.46%) BS7799
7 6 (1.85%) ISO 9001
8 5 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.92%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.62%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.31%) BS25999
11 1 (0.31%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.77%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.31%) NFS
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.31%) UAG
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (3.38%) Opsview
2 10 (3.08%) Nagios
3 9 (2.77%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (2.77%) Data Guard
3 9 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.85%) collectd
4 6 (1.85%) SCOM
4 6 (1.85%) Puppet
5 5 (1.54%) Ansible
6 4 (1.23%) Icinga
7 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.15%) Oracle
3 24 (7.38%) VMware
4 18 (5.54%) HP
5 17 (5.23%) Cisco
6 13 (4.00%) Citrix
6 13 (4.00%) McAfee
7 11 (3.38%) Qualys
8 10 (3.08%) SAP
8 10 (3.08%) IBM
9 9 (2.77%) CheckPoint
9 9 (2.77%) Sophos
9 9 (2.77%) ArcSight
10 8 (2.46%) Lumension
11 7 (2.15%) Sun
12 6 (1.85%) Akamai
13 5 (1.54%) EMC
13 5 (1.54%) NetApp
14 4 (1.23%) Nokia
14 4 (1.23%) Juniper
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