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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Management
UK
Rank 430 398 481
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +83
Contract jobs citing Security Management 167 225 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.55% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 138 65
Median daily rate £500 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £318 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £630 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £60.00 £52.56 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.14% +22.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £50.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £58.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £52.56 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.14% +46.00%

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
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -38 161 £500 +11.11% 56
London +7 58 £500 +5.26% 20
South East +5 41 £517 +21.52% 13
Hampshire +19 21 £525 +20.00% 6
South West +15 12 £373 +6.42% 8
Berkshire -2 12 £550 +29.41% 2
Yorkshire -4 12 £688 +63.69%
North West -11 12 £425 -30.04% 3
East Midlands +15 10 £444 - 1
West Yorkshire +1 10 £715 +70.23%
Leeds -13 9 £700 +66.66%
West Midlands -2 8 £488 +11.42% 9
Bristol +9 7 £380 +1.33% 4
East of England -9 7 £483 +5.17%
Croydon -6 6 £500 +2.04%
Oxfordshire -1 5 £508 -15.33%
Slough +14 4 £513 - 1
Cheshire +13 4 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £463 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £238 -
Northampton - 4 £463 -
Nottingham - 4 £238 -
Oxford - 4 £508 -
Birmingham - 4 £500 - 6
Merseyside +4 3 £425 -13.26%
Liverpool +2 3 £425 -13.26%
Manchester +1 3 £750 +92.30% 2
Hertfordshire -4 3 £501 +1.51%
City of London -9 3 £700 +103.63% 5
Fareham - 3 £600 -

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 177 (53.80%) Information Security
2 125 (37.99%) Information Security Management
3 118 (35.87%) Management Information System
4 97 (29.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 93 (28.27%) Risk Management
6 89 (27.05%) Security Cleared
7 81 (24.62%) CISSP
8 77 (23.40%) ISMS
9 75 (22.80%) SC Cleared
10 73 (22.19%) ITIL
11 63 (19.15%) Firewall
12 60 (18.24%) CISM
13 56 (17.02%) Microsoft
14 54 (16.41%) Cisco
15 52 (15.81%) Finance
15 52 (15.81%) Penetration Testing
16 50 (15.20%) Cybersecurity
17 45 (13.68%) Network Security
18 42 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
19 41 (12.46%) PCI DSS
20 39 (11.85%) Data Protection
21 38 (11.55%) Change Management
21 38 (11.55%) CheckPoint
22 37 (11.25%) CISA
23 36 (10.94%) Project Management
23 36 (10.94%) Windows
23 36 (10.94%) Oracle
23 36 (10.94%) SIEM
24 35 (10.64%) Incident Management
24 35 (10.64%) Business Continuity

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 21 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.43%) MQSeries
2 8 (2.43%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (2.13%) Tuxedo
3 7 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (1.82%) nginx
4 6 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.52%) AquaLogic
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.22%) Apache
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.91%) JBoss
7 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.61%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.61%) CMS
8 2 (0.61%) IIS
8 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.74%) MS Project
3 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.91%) MS Office
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.82%) HFM
2 5 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (1.52%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (1.22%) BASE24
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.61%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.78%) IaaS
2 7 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.22%) Office 365
3 4 (1.22%) PaaS
3 4 (1.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 63 (19.15%) Firewall
2 45 (13.68%) Network Security
3 26 (7.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (2.74%) LAN
5 9 (2.74%) SSL
5 9 (2.74%) WAN
6 7 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (2.13%) Internet
7 6 (1.82%) LDAP
8 5 (1.52%) CTI
8 5 (1.52%) VPN
8 5 (1.52%) Wireless
9 4 (1.22%) DNS
9 4 (1.22%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.91%) HTTP
10 3 (0.91%) SAN
11 2 (0.61%) DMZ
11 2 (0.61%) VoIP
11 2 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.34%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (2.43%) GIS
4 7 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.22%) NonStop SQL
6 4 (1.22%) OLAP
6 4 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.91%) ActiveReports
7 3 (0.91%) Big Data
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.61%) Bower
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.61%) VersaTest
3 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (15.81%) Finance
2 20 (6.08%) Legal
3 19 (5.78%) Banking
4 10 (3.04%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.13%) Retail
7 5 (1.52%) Law
8 3 (0.91%) Publishing
9 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (14.59%) Architect
1 48 (14.59%) Consultant
2 47 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 40 (12.16%) Security Consultant
4 37 (11.25%) Analyst
5 25 (7.60%) Security Analyst
6 24 (7.29%) Security Architect
7 21 (6.38%) Information Manager
7 21 (6.38%) Information Security Manager
8 19 (5.78%) Infrastructure Architect
9 18 (5.47%) Project Manager
10 17 (5.17%) Security Officer
11 16 (4.86%) Administrator
12 15 (4.56%) Information Analyst
13 14 (4.26%) Information Security Analyst
14 13 (3.95%) Information Security Consultant
15 11 (3.34%) Information Security Officer
15 11 (3.34%) IT Manager
15 11 (3.34%) Security Assurance Manager
15 11 (3.34%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.95%) Middleware
2 7 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (1.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (1.52%) .NET
4 5 (1.52%) J2EE
5 4 (1.22%) Web Services
6 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.61%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.61%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.61%) XML
8 1 (0.30%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.30%) EDI
8 1 (0.30%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.30%) MDX
8 1 (0.30%) Node.js
8 1 (0.30%) OpenID
8 1 (0.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 118 (35.87%) Management Information System
2 20 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.04%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.04%) Freedom of Information
5 9 (2.74%) CMDB
6 7 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.13%) Economics
7 5 (1.52%) BYOD
7 5 (1.52%) CESG
7 5 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (1.52%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.22%) EFT
8 4 (1.22%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (1.22%) NHS
8 4 (1.22%) PKI
9 3 (0.91%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.91%) EMC VNX
9 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.94%) Windows
2 33 (10.03%) Unix
3 17 (5.17%) Linux
4 11 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (3.34%) Solaris
4 11 (3.34%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.43%) CentOS
6 7 (2.13%) AIX
6 7 (2.13%) OS/390
7 3 (0.91%) HPUX
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (53.80%) Information Security
2 125 (37.99%) Information Security Management
3 93 (28.27%) Risk Management
4 77 (23.40%) ISMS
5 73 (22.19%) ITIL
6 52 (15.81%) Penetration Testing
7 50 (15.20%) Cybersecurity
8 42 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (11.85%) Data Protection
10 38 (11.55%) Change Management
11 36 (10.94%) Project Management
11 36 (10.94%) SIEM
12 35 (10.64%) Business Continuity
12 35 (10.64%) Incident Management
13 34 (10.33%) Security Architecture
13 34 (10.33%) Service Management
14 31 (9.42%) Vulnerability Management
15 28 (8.51%) Data Loss Prevention
16 27 (8.21%) Information Assurance
17 24 (7.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.26%) Java
2 12 (3.65%) SQL
3 8 (2.43%) C
4 7 (2.13%) C++
5 6 (1.82%) Perl
6 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.30%) C#
7 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.30%) Ruby
7 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (27.05%) Security Cleared
2 81 (24.62%) CISSP
3 75 (22.80%) SC Cleared
4 60 (18.24%) CISM
5 37 (11.25%) CISA
6 24 (7.29%) Degree
7 21 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (5.78%) MCSA
9 16 (4.86%) CRISC
10 14 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (3.65%) CCNP
12 11 (3.34%) CCSP
13 10 (3.04%) CLAS
14 8 (2.43%) CCDP
15 7 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
16 5 (1.52%) CEH
16 5 (1.52%) DV Cleared
16 5 (1.52%) GSEC
17 4 (1.22%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (29.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (12.46%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (4.26%) Government Security Classifications
5 12 (3.65%) JSP 440
6 11 (3.34%) COBIT
7 10 (3.04%) QA
8 7 (2.13%) Data Quality
8 7 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (2.13%) SLA
9 5 (1.52%) RMADS
9 5 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.91%) GPG13
10 3 (0.91%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.91%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.61%) BS25999
12 1 (0.30%) GDPR
12 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 27 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.43%) Docker
4 6 (1.82%) Corosync
4 6 (1.82%) Squid
5 5 (1.52%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.61%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.04%) Puppet
2 8 (2.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.82%) Pacemaker
4 4 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.61%) Ansible
6 2 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.61%) SCCM
6 2 (0.61%) SELinux
6 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.30%) Kibana
7 1 (0.30%) logstash
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 56 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 54 (16.41%) Cisco
3 38 (11.55%) CheckPoint
4 36 (10.94%) Oracle
5 31 (9.42%) VMware
6 15 (4.56%) HP
6 15 (4.56%) Symantec
7 13 (3.95%) Intel Security
8 11 (3.34%) IBM
8 11 (3.34%) Splunk
9 9 (2.74%) ArcSight
9 9 (2.74%) BMC
9 9 (2.74%) CA
9 9 (2.74%) SolarWinds
10 6 (1.82%) Fortinet
10 6 (1.82%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.52%) Axway
11 5 (1.52%) Fujitsu
11 5 (1.52%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.52%) Intel
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