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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Management
UK
Rank 442 441 458
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Security Management 153 192 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.45% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 111 92
Median daily rate £470 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £52.50 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.04% +122.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £52.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
-79.04% +122.22%

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
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +3 143 £475 +11.76% 43
London +26 63 £500 +7.23% 12
South East +13 36 £475 +11.76% 11
Berkshire +16 20 £500 +17.64% 1
South West +16 15 £365 +4.28% 6
North West +4 15 £425 -10.52% 5
Hampshire +15 14 £488 +34.48% 4
Bristol +12 10 £530 +41.33% 3
Cheshire +34 9 £413 -41.07%
Croydon -1 6 £500 -9.09%
East of England -5 5 £500 +17.64% 3
Slough +13 4 £475 -
West Midlands +4 4 £325 -25.71% 2
Wiltshire +1 4 £365 +16.80%
Yorkshire -3 4 £425 +1.19% 3
Cardiff +22 3 £363 +31.81%
South Wales +20 3 £363 +31.81%
Wales +12 3 £363 +31.81%
Winchester +3 3 £475 +11.76% 1
Hertfordshire +2 3 £501 +17.94% 2
Merseyside 0 3 £425 -13.26% 2
West Yorkshire -1 3 £450 +8.43% 1
Liverpool -3 3 £425 -13.26% 2
Scotland +31 2 £425 - 2
Edinburgh +19 2 £425 -
Bedfordshire -2 2 £500 +17.64% 1
Reading -4 2 £400 -5.88% 1
City of London -5 2 £538 +59.25% 3
Manchester -8 2 - - 3
Leeds -16 2 - -

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 175 (56.09%) Information Security
2 122 (39.10%) Information Security Management
3 108 (34.62%) Management Information System
4 92 (29.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 75 (24.04%) Risk Management
6 73 (23.40%) Security Cleared
7 70 (22.44%) ISMS
7 70 (22.44%) CISSP
8 65 (20.83%) ITIL
9 61 (19.55%) Finance
10 60 (19.23%) SC Cleared
11 52 (16.67%) CISM
11 52 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
12 49 (15.71%) Firewall
12 49 (15.71%) Penetration Testing
13 48 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 39 (12.50%) Oracle
15 38 (12.18%) Project Management
15 38 (12.18%) Change Management
15 38 (12.18%) Security Architecture
16 36 (11.54%) CISA
16 36 (11.54%) Windows
17 34 (10.90%) Service Management
17 34 (10.90%) Data Protection
18 33 (10.58%) Business Continuity
19 31 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (9.62%) Network Security
20 30 (9.62%) PCI DSS
21 29 (9.29%) Incident Management
21 29 (9.29%) Banking

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 12 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.60%) MQSeries
3 5 (1.60%) nginx
4 4 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (1.28%) Tuxedo
4 4 (1.28%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.64%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.64%) AquaLogic
6 2 (0.64%) CMS
6 2 (0.64%) IIS
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.64%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.92%) MS Project
3 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) MS Office
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.24%) HFM
2 6 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.92%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (1.28%) BASE24
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.64%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.64%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.09%) IaaS
2 11 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.56%) PaaS
5 6 (1.92%) SaaS
6 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.96%) Office 365
8 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 49 (15.71%) Firewall
2 30 (9.62%) Network Security
3 14 (4.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (2.88%) DNS
5 9 (2.88%) LAN
5 9 (2.88%) WAN
6 8 (2.56%) SSL
6 8 (2.56%) VPN
7 7 (2.24%) Wireless
8 6 (1.92%) LDAP
8 6 (1.92%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.60%) Internet
9 5 (1.60%) Skype
10 4 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.28%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.96%) HTTP
11 3 (0.96%) SAN
12 2 (0.64%) DHCP
12 2 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.41%) Oracle Database
2 18 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (2.88%) GIS
6 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.28%) NonStop SQL
8 4 (1.28%) OLAP
8 4 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.96%) Big Data
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.32%) ActiveReports
11 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.64%) Bower
3 2 (0.64%) JIRA
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.64%) VersaTest
3 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (19.55%) Finance
2 29 (9.29%) Banking
3 18 (5.77%) Legal
4 12 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.53%) Retail
6 4 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.96%) Publishing
7 3 (0.96%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (16.03%) Consultant
2 45 (14.42%) Architect
3 42 (13.46%) Security Manager
4 36 (11.54%) Security Consultant
5 35 (11.22%) Analyst
6 27 (8.65%) Security Architect
7 22 (7.05%) Security Analyst
8 19 (6.09%) Information Manager
8 19 (6.09%) Information Security Manager
9 16 (5.13%) Developer
9 16 (5.13%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.49%) Information Analyst
10 14 (4.49%) IT Consultant
10 14 (4.49%) Security Engineer
10 14 (4.49%) Security Officer
11 13 (4.17%) Administrator
11 13 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
11 13 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
11 13 (4.17%) IT Manager
12 11 (3.53%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.49%) Web Services
2 12 (3.85%) XML
3 11 (3.53%) .NET
4 8 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.56%) Middleware
5 5 (1.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (1.28%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.64%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.64%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.64%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.64%) J2EE
8 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.32%) EDI
8 1 (0.32%) Node.js
8 1 (0.32%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.32%) OpenID
8 1 (0.32%) REST
8 1 (0.32%) SAML
8 1 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (34.62%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.88%) CMDB
6 8 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
7 7 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.60%) BYOD
8 5 (1.60%) CESG
8 5 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.28%) EFT
9 4 (1.28%) NHS
10 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.96%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.64%) EMC VMAX
11 2 (0.64%) PMI
11 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.54%) Windows
2 27 (8.65%) Unix
3 14 (4.49%) Linux
4 10 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.92%) Solaris
7 5 (1.60%) CentOS
7 5 (1.60%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.28%) AIX
8 4 (1.28%) OS/390
9 3 (0.96%) HPUX
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (56.09%) Information Security
2 122 (39.10%) Information Security Management
3 75 (24.04%) Risk Management
4 70 (22.44%) ISMS
5 65 (20.83%) ITIL
6 52 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 49 (15.71%) Penetration Testing
8 38 (12.18%) Change Management
8 38 (12.18%) Project Management
8 38 (12.18%) Security Architecture
9 34 (10.90%) Data Protection
9 34 (10.90%) Service Management
10 33 (10.58%) Business Continuity
11 31 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (9.29%) Incident Management
13 28 (8.97%) Data Security
14 27 (8.65%) SIEM
15 24 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
16 23 (7.37%) Configuration Management
16 23 (7.37%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.77%) SQL
2 7 (2.24%) C#
2 7 (2.24%) Java
3 6 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.28%) C++
5 3 (0.96%) C
5 3 (0.96%) Perl
6 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 70 (22.44%) CISSP
3 60 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 52 (16.67%) CISM
5 36 (11.54%) CISA
6 19 (6.09%) Degree
7 16 (5.13%) CRISC
8 11 (3.53%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.21%) CLAS
10 9 (2.88%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.24%) MCSA
11 7 (2.24%) PCI QSA
12 6 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (1.60%) CCNP
13 5 (1.60%) CEH
13 5 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (1.28%) CCSP
14 4 (1.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (29.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (9.62%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.21%) COBIT
4 8 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (2.56%) QA
5 7 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.92%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.92%) ISO27002
6 6 (1.92%) RMADS
6 6 (1.92%) SLA
7 5 (1.60%) GDPR
7 5 (1.60%) Government Security Classifications
8 4 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (1.28%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.64%) BS25999
9 2 (0.64%) GPG13
9 2 (0.64%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.64%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.32%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 20 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.92%) BitLocker
4 5 (1.60%) Corosync
4 5 (1.60%) Docker
4 5 (1.60%) Squid
5 4 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.64%) vSphere
7 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (1.92%) Puppet
3 5 (1.60%) Pacemaker
4 4 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.32%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.32%) SCCM
7 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.50%) Oracle
3 28 (8.97%) Cisco
4 24 (7.69%) VMware
5 23 (7.37%) CheckPoint
6 16 (5.13%) Symantec
7 14 (4.49%) HP
8 13 (4.17%) Intel Security
9 11 (3.53%) Splunk
10 10 (3.21%) CA
11 9 (2.88%) ArcSight
11 9 (2.88%) BMC
11 9 (2.88%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.24%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.92%) Dell
13 6 (1.92%) Hyperion
13 6 (1.92%) IBM
13 6 (1.92%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.60%) Citrix
14 5 (1.60%) Juniper
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