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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 407 448 416
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -32
Contract jobs citing Security Management 212 146 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 91 79
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£456 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £523 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.10 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.10 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+87.33% -

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +27 198 £463 +8.82% 46
South East +45 97 £450 +12.50% 12
London -4 52 £475 +10.14% 21
Hampshire +22 39 £425 +8.97% 4
Buckinghamshire - 17 £455 -
Surrey +6 16 £513 +13.76% 3
City of London -7 14 £475 +18.75% 8
North West -26 14 £475 +11.76%
Milton Keynes - 13 £450 -
Basingstoke +13 12 £383 -27.14%
East of England +8 12 £400 -8.57% 3
Berkshire +18 11 £451 +0.11% 2
Aldershot - 11 £500 - 2
Staines +11 10 £513 -
Hook +4 9 £398 -
West Midlands +2 7 £433 -27.91% 2
South West -5 7 £413 +37.50% 3
Hertfordshire -5 7 £320 -
Wales +11 6 £110 -
Reading +9 6 £463 - 1
Scotland +2 6 £425 +21.42% 3
Liverpool -4 6 - -
Merseyside -8 6 - -
East Sussex -9 6 £275 +53.84% 1
Lewes +3 5 £275 +155.81%
Cheshire -13 5 £488 +14.70%
Oxfordshire - 5 £550 - 1
Glasgow +2 4 £413 -1.78% 2
Birmingham - 4 £575 - 1
East Midlands -8 3 - - 1

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 184 (50.27%) Information Security
2 132 (36.07%) CISSP
3 120 (32.79%) Information Security Management
4 117 (31.97%) Finance
5 98 (26.78%) Management Information System
6 94 (25.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 78 (21.31%) Firewall
8 67 (18.31%) ITIL
9 64 (17.49%) Windows
10 59 (16.12%) Security Cleared
11 57 (15.57%) CISM
12 55 (15.03%) ISMS
13 54 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
14 52 (14.21%) Risk Management
15 45 (12.30%) PCI DSS
15 45 (12.30%) Project Management
16 43 (11.75%) Linux
17 42 (11.48%) Microsoft
17 42 (11.48%) Active Directory
18 41 (11.20%) Change Management
18 41 (11.20%) SC Cleared
19 40 (10.93%) SIEM
20 36 (9.84%) VMware
21 33 (9.02%) UNIX
21 33 (9.02%) MS Excel
21 33 (9.02%) Cyber Security
22 32 (8.74%) VPN
22 32 (8.74%) Cisco
22 32 (8.74%) CISA
22 32 (8.74%) Penetration Testing

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.83%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.73%) Apache
4 8 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.91%) IIS
6 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.64%) Node.js
7 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.55%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.55%) SAS
9 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.27%) CICS
10 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.28%) MS Office
3 10 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.46%) MS Project
5 7 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.82%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.27%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.27%) Summit
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.09%) SaaS
3 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (21.31%) Firewall
2 32 (8.74%) VPN
3 25 (6.83%) Network Security
4 23 (6.28%) DNS
5 22 (6.01%) LAN
5 22 (6.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (5.74%) WAN
7 18 (4.92%) LDAP
8 13 (3.55%) DHCP
9 11 (3.01%) TCP/IP
9 11 (3.01%) Wireless
10 9 (2.46%) SAN
10 9 (2.46%) Internet
11 6 (1.64%) DMZ
11 6 (1.64%) SSL
11 6 (1.64%) VoIP
11 6 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.64%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.55%) DB2
2 12 (3.28%) DB2 UDB
3 10 (2.73%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.91%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.64%) Big Data
6 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.09%) Data Mart
7 4 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.91%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.37%) PowerDesigner
2 5 (1.37%) ERwin
2 5 (1.37%) Hudson
3 3 (0.82%) JIRA
4 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.27%) Ant
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 117 (31.97%) Finance
2 22 (6.01%) Banking
3 12 (3.28%) Legal
4 11 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.46%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.91%) Local Government
7 7 (1.91%) Retail
8 6 (1.64%) Games
9 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.09%) Publishing
11 3 (0.82%) Advertising
12 2 (0.55%) Electronics
12 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.55%) Marketing
13 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (24.32%) Analyst
2 62 (16.94%) Security Analyst
3 52 (14.21%) Consultant
4 49 (13.39%) Security Manager
5 42 (11.48%) Security Consultant
6 34 (9.29%) Project Manager
7 24 (6.56%) Information Analyst
7 24 (6.56%) Information Security Analyst
8 23 (6.28%) Architect
9 17 (4.64%) Security Engineer
10 15 (4.10%) Security Architect
10 15 (4.10%) IT Security Manager
11 14 (3.83%) Information Manager
11 14 (3.83%) Information Security Manager
11 14 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.55%) Administrator
13 12 (3.28%) IT Security Analyst
14 10 (2.73%) Support Engineer
15 8 (2.19%) Service Manager
15 8 (2.19%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.37%) .NET
2 11 (3.01%) XML
2 11 (3.01%) SOAP
2 11 (3.01%) HTML
3 10 (2.73%) Middleware
4 9 (2.46%) Web Services
5 1 (0.27%) ISPF
5 1 (0.27%) SPML
5 1 (0.27%) REST
5 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.27%) JDBC
5 1 (0.27%) JSP
5 1 (0.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 98 (26.78%) Management Information System
2 54 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.56%) Data Centre
4 21 (5.74%) PKI
5 16 (4.37%) Economics
5 16 (4.37%) Mainframe
6 14 (3.83%) AS400
7 12 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (2.73%) NHS
9 9 (2.46%) Cryptography
10 8 (2.19%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (1.64%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.64%) Replication
11 6 (1.64%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.64%) PMI
12 5 (1.37%) CESG
12 5 (1.37%) Smart Meter
12 5 (1.37%) LPAR
13 4 (1.09%) Handset
14 3 (0.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 64 (17.49%) Windows
2 43 (11.75%) Linux
3 33 (9.02%) UNIX
4 13 (3.55%) Solaris
5 12 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.73%) AIX
7 7 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.37%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.82%) VME
11 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.55%) OS/400
11 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.27%) Debian
12 1 (0.27%) zOS
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (50.27%) Information Security
2 120 (32.79%) Information Security Management
3 67 (18.31%) ITIL
4 55 (15.03%) ISMS
5 52 (14.21%) Risk Management
6 45 (12.30%) Project Management
7 41 (11.20%) Change Management
8 40 (10.93%) SIEM
9 33 (9.02%) Cyber Security
10 32 (8.74%) Penetration Testing
11 31 (8.47%) Data Protection
12 27 (7.38%) Security Architecture
12 27 (7.38%) Incident Management
13 26 (7.10%) Vulnerability Management
14 24 (6.56%) Service Management
15 23 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (6.01%) Business Continuity
16 22 (6.01%) Migration
17 21 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.47%) SQL
2 14 (3.83%) Java
2 14 (3.83%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.55%) VB
4 7 (1.91%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.37%) Python
6 4 (1.09%) Perl
6 4 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.09%) C
7 3 (0.82%) VBScript
8 2 (0.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) JCL
9 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.27%) REXX
9 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.27%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 132 (36.07%) CISSP
2 59 (16.12%) Security Cleared
3 57 (15.57%) CISM
4 41 (11.20%) SC Cleared
5 32 (8.74%) CISA
6 31 (8.47%) Degree
7 16 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (3.55%) ACSA
9 12 (3.28%) CRISC
10 11 (3.01%) ISSAP
11 8 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.91%) PMI Certification
12 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (1.91%) MCSE
12 7 (1.91%) CCIE
12 7 (1.91%) CCSA
13 6 (1.64%) CCNA
14 5 (1.37%) CCSE
14 5 (1.37%) MCTS
14 5 (1.37%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (25.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (12.30%) PCI DSS
3 31 (8.47%) SLA
4 14 (3.83%) COBIT
5 6 (1.64%) COSO
5 6 (1.64%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.37%) GPG13
6 5 (1.37%) QA
7 3 (0.82%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.27%) BS25999
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.27%) P3O
System Software
1 42 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.19%) vSphere
4 7 (1.91%) ISA Server
5 6 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.37%) Snort
6 5 (1.37%) Squid
6 5 (1.37%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.37%) Docker
6 5 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.55%) GPFS
7 2 (0.55%) Ceph
8 1 (0.27%) HDFS
8 1 (0.27%) vCloud
8 1 (0.27%) KVM
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.27%) RACF
8 1 (0.27%) Xen
8 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (2.46%) Nagios
3 8 (2.19%) Puppet
4 6 (1.64%) Opsview
5 5 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.09%) Capistrano
6 4 (1.09%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.09%) Icinga
7 3 (0.82%) Ansible
7 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.82%) Nessus
7 3 (0.82%) SCCM
7 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.55%) collectd
8 2 (0.55%) Graphite
Vendors
1 42 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.84%) VMware
3 32 (8.74%) Cisco
4 23 (6.28%) McAfee
5 22 (6.01%) Oracle
6 18 (4.92%) HP
6 18 (4.92%) ArcSight
7 14 (3.83%) CheckPoint
8 13 (3.55%) Sourcefire
9 12 (3.28%) IBM
9 12 (3.28%) Citrix
10 8 (2.19%) Splunk
10 8 (2.19%) Cyber-Ark
11 7 (1.91%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.64%) SAP
12 6 (1.64%) Aruba
13 5 (1.37%) F5
13 5 (1.37%) Nokia
13 5 (1.37%) Symantec
14 4 (1.09%) Remedy
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