The table below looks at the statistics for Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Management
Rank 474 465 474
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Management 175 200 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 142 104
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £310 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £529 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £36.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 - £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £45.00

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
44398 47091 44154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.09% 81.05% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29424 30767 27622
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1296 1206
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Security Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 163 £450 - 29
London -15 66 £451 -2.95% 8
South East -11 39 £450 +12.50% 6
Hampshire +7 18 £463 +2.77% 2
North East -6 16 £210 -34.37% 1
Tyne and Wear -18 16 £210 -34.37% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 16 £210 -34.37% 1
South West +14 11 £225 -43.75% 2
North West +10 9 £475 - 4
City of London +9 9 £375 -16.66% 3
Winchester +7 9 £475 +11.76%
Wales - 9 £288 -
Berkshire +1 8 £350 -26.31% 2
Croydon -6 8 £475 -9.52%
East Midlands -8 7 £535 +64.61% 1
South Wales - 7 £375 -
Bristol - 7 - -
Cardiff - 7 £375 -
Manchester -7 6 £475 - 3
Nottinghamshire -14 6 £558 +23.88% 1
Nottingham - 6 £558 - 1
Yorkshire +11 5 £450 -18.18% 1
East of England -8 5 £500 -2.91% 1
West Midlands -19 5 £400 +12.28% 3
West Yorkshire +17 4 £450 -18.18% 1
Reading +15 4 £350 -26.31%
Scotland +12 4 £287 -36.33%
Crawley +9 4 £349 -12.81%
West Sussex 0 4 £349 -12.81%
Luton -2 4 £500 +50.94%

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Security Management.

1 216 (56.25%) Information Security
2 155 (40.36%) Information Security Management
3 121 (31.51%) CISSP
3 121 (31.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 106 (27.60%) Management Information System
5 95 (24.74%) Microsoft
6 84 (21.88%) ITIL
6 84 (21.88%) Windows
7 80 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 80 (20.83%) ISMS
8 78 (20.31%) Security Cleared
9 75 (19.53%) CISM
10 68 (17.71%) PCI DSS
11 63 (16.41%) Finance
12 60 (15.63%) Cisco
12 60 (15.63%) SC Cleared
13 58 (15.10%) Active Directory
13 58 (15.10%) Firewall
14 52 (13.54%) Project Management
15 46 (11.98%) Security Architecture
15 46 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
16 45 (11.72%) Security Operations
16 45 (11.72%) Network Security
17 44 (11.46%) Data Protection
18 42 (10.94%) Windows Server
19 41 (10.68%) Degree
20 40 (10.42%) Change Management
20 40 (10.42%) SIEM
21 39 (10.16%) Unix
22 36 (9.38%) Oracle

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (5.21%) IIS
2 19 (4.95%) Apache
2 19 (4.95%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.69%) Tuxedo
3 18 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.43%) MQSeries
4 17 (4.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 17 (4.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.65%) Oracle Application Server
7 13 (3.39%) JBoss
7 13 (3.39%) WebLogic
8 12 (3.13%) AquaLogic
8 12 (3.13%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.04%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.78%) CICS
11 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 34 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.21%) MS Office
3 12 (3.13%) MS Project
4 10 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.13%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (1.82%) SAP GRC
3 5 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.78%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.82%) IaaS
2 4 (1.04%) Office 365
3 3 (0.78%) PaaS
3 3 (0.78%) SaaS
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (15.10%) Firewall
2 45 (11.72%) Network Security
3 28 (7.29%) DNS
4 27 (7.03%) SSL
5 23 (5.99%) Internet
6 22 (5.73%) WAN
7 21 (5.47%) LAN
8 20 (5.21%) DHCP
9 15 (3.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (3.91%) TCP/IP
10 10 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (2.08%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (2.08%) VoIP
12 7 (1.82%) VPN
12 7 (1.82%) Wireless
13 6 (1.56%) SSH
14 5 (1.30%) SAN
15 3 (0.78%) CTI
15 3 (0.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.13%) MySQL
2 6 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.04%) Big Data
4 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.04%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.78%) OLAP
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.52%) ActiveReports
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.52%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.26%) Build Forge
2 1 (0.26%) JIRA
2 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (16.41%) Finance
2 24 (6.25%) Legal
3 12 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.86%) Banking
5 6 (1.56%) Law
6 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.52%) Marketing
6 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) French Language
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (15.89%) Consultant
2 60 (15.63%) Security Manager
3 50 (13.02%) Security Consultant
4 48 (12.50%) Analyst
5 44 (11.46%) Architect
6 42 (10.94%) Security Analyst
7 35 (9.11%) Project Manager
8 31 (8.07%) Information Manager
8 31 (8.07%) Information Security Manager
9 30 (7.81%) Security Project Manager
10 28 (7.29%) Security Architect
11 22 (5.73%) Security Engineer
12 21 (5.47%) Information Analyst
13 20 (5.21%) Information Security Analyst
14 18 (4.69%) Information Security Consultant
15 14 (3.65%) Administrator
15 14 (3.65%) IT Manager
15 14 (3.65%) Security Officer
16 11 (2.86%) IT Security Manager
16 11 (2.86%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.99%) Middleware
2 17 (4.43%) IBM Integration Bus
3 14 (3.65%) J2EE
4 9 (2.34%) LAMP
5 8 (2.08%) .NET
6 6 (1.56%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.56%) JSP
7 4 (1.04%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.78%) WAMP
9 2 (0.52%) OpenID
9 2 (0.52%) SAML
9 2 (0.52%) Web Services
10 1 (0.26%) CSS
10 1 (0.26%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 106 (27.60%) Management Information System
2 24 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.69%) CESG
4 18 (4.69%) PKI
5 17 (4.43%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.65%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (3.13%) PMI
9 10 (2.60%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.56%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.30%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.30%) Economics
11 5 (1.30%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.30%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (21.88%) Windows
2 42 (10.94%) Windows Server
3 39 (10.16%) Unix
4 35 (9.11%) Linux
5 23 (5.99%) Solaris
6 22 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (5.47%) AIX
8 18 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (4.43%) OS/390
9 17 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.04%) CentOS
10 4 (1.04%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.04%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.78%) HPUX
11 3 (0.78%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.52%) Android
12 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (56.25%) Information Security
2 155 (40.36%) Information Security Management
3 84 (21.88%) ITIL
4 80 (20.83%) ISMS
4 80 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 52 (13.54%) Project Management
6 46 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (11.98%) Security Architecture
7 45 (11.72%) Security Operations
8 44 (11.46%) Data Protection
9 40 (10.42%) Change Management
9 40 (10.42%) SIEM
10 35 (9.11%) Configuration Management
10 35 (9.11%) Penetration Testing
10 35 (9.11%) Vulnerability Management
11 33 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (8.59%) Service Delivery
12 32 (8.33%) PRINCE2
13 30 (7.81%) Information Assurance
14 28 (7.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.81%) Java
2 21 (5.47%) C
3 18 (4.69%) Perl
4 16 (4.17%) C++
5 10 (2.60%) SQL
6 9 (2.34%) PHP
7 7 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.04%) Python
10 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.78%) Ruby
10 3 (0.78%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.52%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (31.51%) CISSP
2 78 (20.31%) Security Cleared
3 75 (19.53%) CISM
4 60 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 41 (10.68%) Degree
6 36 (9.38%) CISA
7 27 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (5.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 21 (5.47%) CRISC
9 21 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (4.69%) CCNP
11 16 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
12 15 (3.91%) CCNA
13 13 (3.39%) MCSA
14 12 (3.13%) PMI Certification
15 11 (2.86%) CCSP
16 9 (2.34%) CLAS
17 8 (2.08%) CCDP
17 8 (2.08%) IISP
18 7 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (31.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (17.71%) PCI DSS
3 28 (7.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 23 (5.99%) Disclosure Scotland
5 19 (4.95%) COBIT
6 17 (4.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (3.39%) JSP 440
8 12 (3.13%) SLA
9 10 (2.60%) QA
10 9 (2.34%) Government Security Classifications
11 6 (1.56%) GPG13
12 5 (1.30%) GxP
12 5 (1.30%) ISO27002
13 4 (1.04%) ISAE 3402
13 4 (1.04%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.78%) RMADS
15 2 (0.52%) HMG Infosec
15 2 (0.52%) ISO22301
15 2 (0.52%) ISO27005
15 2 (0.52%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 58 (15.10%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.65%) vSphere
4 7 (1.82%) Docker
5 6 (1.56%) UAG
6 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.52%) RACF
7 2 (0.52%) XenApp
8 1 (0.26%) Corosync
8 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.26%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (4.69%) Puppet
2 14 (3.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (1.56%) SELinux
5 5 (1.30%) Ansible
5 5 (1.30%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.04%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.04%) SCOM
7 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.52%) SCCM
8 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 95 (24.74%) Microsoft
2 60 (15.63%) Cisco
3 36 (9.38%) Oracle
3 36 (9.38%) VMware
4 29 (7.55%) CheckPoint
5 27 (7.03%) Intel Security
6 24 (6.25%) Citrix
7 22 (5.73%) IBM
8 19 (4.95%) Symantec
9 16 (4.17%) Lumension
9 16 (4.17%) Red Hat
9 16 (4.17%) Sun
10 14 (3.65%) F5
11 13 (3.39%) Brocade
12 12 (3.13%) Axway
12 12 (3.13%) Fujitsu
13 8 (2.08%) SAP
14 7 (1.82%) BMC
14 7 (1.82%) Remedy
15 6 (1.56%) Qualys
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