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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Management
Rank 453 453 461
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Management 194 170 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.39% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 78 109
Median daily rate £444 £404 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% -4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.34% +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £13.70 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.70 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -57.18%

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
43957 43706 42107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.92% 79.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29196 27767 26626
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1244 1239
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.36 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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
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 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +24 179 £450 +10.34% 41
London 0 39 £491 +22.81% 6
South East -56 35 £450 +10.34% 10
East of England +28 27 £425 +24.08% 1
North West -2 24 £330 -24.57% 6
North East -33 17 £278 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 17 £278 -
Tyne and Wear - 17 £278 -
Scotland -5 14 £303 -26.66%
South West -2 13 £550 +29.41% 3
Hampshire -17 13 £475 +23.37% 2
Hertfordshire +13 12 £408 +27.34%
Berkshire -5 11 £450 -0.22% 3
City of London +46 10 £475 +26.66%
East Midlands +14 10 £565 +25.55%
Cheshire -2 9 £465 -4.61%
West Midlands -7 8 £425 +8.62% 4
Cambridgeshire +18 7 £438 -2.72%
Cambridge +9 7 £438 -2.72%
Bristol +3 7 £525 +45.83% 1
Merseyside -2 7 £325 - 2
Manchester -7 7 £375 -6.25% 4
Edinburgh - 7 £450 -
Nottinghamshire +5 6 £565 -
Nottingham +2 6 £565 -
Surrey -16 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Basingstoke -18 6 £664 +81.16%
Wirral - 6 £325 -
Reading -7 5 £500 - 1
Warrington - 4 £600 -

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 212 (57.30%) Information Security
2 133 (35.95%) CISSP
3 130 (35.14%) Information Security Management
4 104 (28.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 90 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 88 (23.78%) Management Information System
7 85 (22.97%) Windows
8 81 (21.89%) ITIL
9 78 (21.08%) Risk Management
9 78 (21.08%) PCI DSS
10 68 (18.38%) Finance
11 65 (17.57%) Security Operations
12 59 (15.95%) CISM
13 56 (15.14%) Security Architecture
14 55 (14.86%) Firewall
15 51 (13.78%) Project Management
15 51 (13.78%) ISMS
16 50 (13.51%) Degree
16 50 (13.51%) CISA
17 46 (12.43%) Security Cleared
18 44 (11.89%) Cybersecurity
19 43 (11.62%) Cisco
20 37 (10.00%) Windows Server
21 36 (9.73%) Oracle
22 35 (9.46%) Active Directory
22 35 (9.46%) Incident Management
23 34 (9.19%) Vulnerability Management
24 33 (8.92%) SC Cleared
24 33 (8.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
24 33 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management

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 28 (7.57%) IIS
2 16 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.24%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.24%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (2.97%) Tuxedo
5 10 (2.70%) Apache
5 10 (2.70%) MQSeries
5 10 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (2.43%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.89%) AquaLogic
8 7 (1.89%) JBoss
9 6 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.08%) CICS
10 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.27%) Confluence
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 22 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.70%) MS Office
4 9 (2.43%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.89%) MS Project
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (1.08%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.54%) HFM
4 2 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.54%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) IaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.86%) Firewall
2 31 (8.38%) Network Security
3 30 (8.11%) Internet
4 28 (7.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (5.95%) SSL
6 17 (4.59%) DNS
7 16 (4.32%) Wireless
8 14 (3.78%) SAN
9 13 (3.51%) VPN
10 12 (3.24%) LAN
10 12 (3.24%) WAN
11 11 (2.97%) Wireless Security
12 10 (2.70%) DHCP
13 7 (1.89%) TCP/IP
14 6 (1.62%) VoIP
15 5 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (1.08%) NAS
17 3 (0.81%) Ethernet
18 2 (0.54%) HTTP
18 2 (0.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.43%) MySQL
4 7 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.35%) VLDB
7 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.27%) Build Forge
2 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 68 (18.38%) Finance
2 24 (6.49%) Legal
3 16 (4.32%) Banking
4 14 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.62%) Marketing
6 6 (1.62%) Retail
7 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.54%) Front Office
8 2 (0.54%) Games
8 2 (0.54%) Law
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (19.73%) Analyst
2 63 (17.03%) Consultant
3 58 (15.68%) Security Analyst
4 54 (14.59%) Security Consultant
5 50 (13.51%) Security Manager
6 46 (12.43%) Architect
7 38 (10.27%) Security Architect
8 33 (8.92%) Project Manager
9 28 (7.57%) Information Analyst
9 28 (7.57%) Information Security Analyst
9 28 (7.57%) Security Project Manager
10 22 (5.95%) Information Security Consultant
11 20 (5.41%) Security Specialist
12 19 (5.14%) Business Analyst
13 16 (4.32%) Information Manager
13 16 (4.32%) Information Security Manager
13 16 (4.32%) Security Engineer
14 13 (3.51%) Security Officer
15 12 (3.24%) IT Security Consultant
15 12 (3.24%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.86%) Middleware
2 10 (2.70%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (2.43%) J2EE
3 9 (2.43%) LAMP
4 6 (1.62%) .NET
4 6 (1.62%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.62%) JSP
5 3 (0.81%) WAMP
6 2 (0.54%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.27%) OpenID
7 1 (0.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (23.78%) Management Information System
2 29 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.57%) PKI
4 26 (7.03%) Data Centre
5 24 (6.49%) Security Operations Centre
6 17 (4.59%) PMI
7 11 (2.97%) CESG
7 11 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (2.97%) Smartcard
8 10 (2.70%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.70%) Mainframe
9 9 (2.43%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.16%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (1.62%) AS400
13 5 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (1.08%) Cryptography
14 4 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 85 (22.97%) Windows
2 37 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 32 (8.65%) Linux
4 29 (7.84%) Unix
5 23 (6.22%) Solaris
6 22 (5.95%) AIX
6 22 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.70%) OS/390
10 8 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.89%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.81%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (57.30%) Information Security
2 130 (35.14%) Information Security Management
3 81 (21.89%) ITIL
4 78 (21.08%) Risk Management
5 65 (17.57%) Security Operations
6 56 (15.14%) Security Architecture
7 51 (13.78%) ISMS
7 51 (13.78%) Project Management
8 44 (11.89%) Cybersecurity
9 35 (9.46%) Incident Management
10 34 (9.19%) Vulnerability Management
11 33 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (8.65%) PRINCE2
13 31 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (8.11%) Data Protection
14 30 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
15 28 (7.57%) Information Assurance
15 28 (7.57%) TOGAF
16 27 (7.30%) Change Management
17 25 (6.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.86%) C
1 18 (4.86%) PowerShell
2 17 (4.59%) Java
3 13 (3.51%) Perl
4 11 (2.97%) SQL
5 9 (2.43%) C++
5 9 (2.43%) PHP
6 8 (2.16%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.62%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.08%) Python
8 4 (1.08%) VBScript
9 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 133 (35.95%) CISSP
2 59 (15.95%) CISM
3 50 (13.51%) CISA
3 50 (13.51%) Degree
4 46 (12.43%) Security Cleared
5 33 (8.92%) SC Cleared
6 22 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (4.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 17 (4.59%) PMI Certification
8 13 (3.51%) CEH
8 13 (3.51%) CLAS
8 13 (3.51%) IISP
9 12 (3.24%) CESG Certified Professional
10 11 (2.97%) CCNP
10 11 (2.97%) MCSA
11 10 (2.70%) CCNA
12 8 (2.16%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.62%) MCITP
13 6 (1.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (28.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (21.08%) PCI DSS
3 33 (8.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 24 (6.49%) COBIT
5 15 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
5 15 (4.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (3.24%) ISO 9001
6 12 (3.24%) ISO27005
7 10 (2.70%) ISAE 3402
8 9 (2.43%) SLA
9 7 (1.89%) ISO27002
9 7 (1.89%) QA
10 5 (1.35%) GPG13
10 5 (1.35%) ISO22301
11 4 (1.08%) GxP
11 4 (1.08%) JSP 440
11 4 (1.08%) RMADS
12 3 (0.81%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.54%) COSO
13 2 (0.54%) SAS 70
System Software
1 35 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.59%) UAG
3 11 (2.97%) ISA Server
4 9 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.89%) vSphere
6 4 (1.08%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.08%) XenApp
6 4 (1.08%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.81%) RACF
8 2 (0.54%) Samba
8 2 (0.54%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.27%) Docker
9 1 (0.27%) HDFS
9 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (2.97%) WSUS
2 10 (2.70%) Puppet
3 9 (2.43%) Red Hat Satellite
4 7 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (1.08%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.08%) Foglight
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.08%) SCCM
6 3 (0.81%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.54%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.27%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.27%) EnCase
8 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.27%) SCOM
8 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 90 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.62%) Cisco
3 36 (9.73%) Oracle
4 26 (7.03%) IBM
5 22 (5.95%) VMware
6 20 (5.41%) Citrix
6 20 (5.41%) Intel Security
6 20 (5.41%) Sun
7 14 (3.78%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.24%) ArcSight
9 11 (2.97%) Brocade
10 10 (2.70%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.43%) Qualys
11 9 (2.43%) Symantec
12 8 (2.16%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (2.16%) Tripwire
13 7 (1.89%) Axway
13 7 (1.89%) BMC
13 7 (1.89%) Fujitsu
13 7 (1.89%) Lumension
Warwickshire
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day 6 Moth Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Market rates [negotiable]
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago