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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 425 476 490
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +14
Contract jobs citing Security Management 184 111 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 70 54
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£425 £430 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £416 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £21.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £21.25 -
% change year-on-year
+95.29% -

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
42810 39105 41583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.76% 74.07% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26917 24216 24104
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1096 1554
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +40 170 £425 - 45
London +32 77 £450 -1.42% 26
South East +10 34 £475 +22.58% 10
North West -6 18 £425 +1.25%
South West -16 17 £390 -10.85% 3
Hampshire - 15 £240 - 3
City of London +30 14 £500 +24.84% 10
Cheshire +6 14 £425 +2.10%
Surrey +6 11 £450 +20.00% 1
West Midlands - 11 £225 - 2
Devon - 10 £395 -
Yorkshire -4 7 £283 - 3
Hook - 7 £231 -
Berkshire +8 6 £488 -11.36% 2
Scotland -10 6 £500 -
Warrington - 6 £235 -
Edinburgh +2 5 - -
East of England -15 5 £488 +21.87% 1
South Wales - 5 £463 - 1
Wales - 5 £463 - 1
Cardiff - 5 £463 - 1
Bristol -13 4 £275 -
Birmingham - 3 - - 1
Coventry - 3 - - 1
Manchester - 3 £430 -
West Yorkshire -2 2 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
Leeds - 2 £375 -
Nottingham +11 1 - -

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 197 (58.98%) Information Security
2 123 (36.83%) Information Security Management
3 94 (28.14%) Finance
3 94 (28.14%) CISSP
4 79 (23.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 75 (22.46%) Windows
6 72 (21.56%) Management Information System
7 60 (17.96%) Risk Management
8 58 (17.37%) CISM
9 52 (15.57%) Microsoft
10 50 (14.97%) Security Cleared
11 49 (14.67%) ITIL
12 47 (14.07%) Linux
13 44 (13.17%) CISA
14 39 (11.68%) UNIX
14 39 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
15 37 (11.08%) Firewall
15 37 (11.08%) Banking
16 34 (10.18%) Degree
16 34 (10.18%) SC Cleared
17 33 (9.88%) ISMS
18 32 (9.58%) Penetration Testing
19 30 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (8.68%) Security Architecture
20 29 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
21 28 (8.38%) Risk Assessment
21 28 (8.38%) Oracle
22 27 (8.08%) Project Management
23 26 (7.78%) HP
24 25 (7.49%) VMware

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 19 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.39%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.19%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.19%) Apache
4 9 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.10%) nginx
5 7 (2.10%) CloudStack
6 6 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.50%) Node.js
7 5 (1.50%) Jetty
8 4 (1.20%) IIS
8 4 (1.20%) CMS
9 3 (0.90%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.30%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.30%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.80%) MS Project
4 4 (1.20%) MS Office
4 4 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Summit
1 4 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.80%) IaaS
3 3 (0.90%) SaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.08%) Firewall
2 22 (6.59%) Network Security
3 20 (5.99%) DNS
4 12 (3.59%) VPN
5 10 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.40%) Internet
6 8 (2.40%) 3G
6 8 (2.40%) Broadband
6 8 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.10%) LAN
7 7 (2.10%) WAN
7 7 (2.10%) SSL
8 6 (1.80%) SAN
9 4 (1.20%) ATM
9 4 (1.20%) SSH
10 3 (0.90%) Wireless
10 3 (0.90%) Intranet
11 2 (0.60%) MPLS
11 2 (0.60%) LDAP
11 2 (0.60%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (3.29%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (1.80%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.80%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.20%) SQLPlus
6 4 (1.20%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.90%) MySQL
7 3 (0.90%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.30%) QlikView
9 1 (0.30%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.90%) Hudson
2 3 (0.90%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (0.90%) ERwin
3 2 (0.60%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (28.14%) Finance
2 37 (11.08%) Banking
3 21 (6.29%) Legal
4 13 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.59%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.80%) Retail
7 6 (1.80%) Advertising
8 5 (1.50%) Marketing
9 3 (0.90%) Publishing
10 2 (0.60%) Games
10 2 (0.60%) Military
10 2 (0.60%) Law
10 2 (0.60%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Billing
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (16.77%) Analyst
2 53 (15.87%) Consultant
3 47 (14.07%) Security Consultant
3 47 (14.07%) Security Analyst
4 34 (10.18%) Architect
5 32 (9.58%) Security Manager
6 29 (8.68%) Project Manager
7 25 (7.49%) Security Architect
8 23 (6.89%) Information Security Manager
8 23 (6.89%) Information Manager
9 22 (6.59%) Information Security Analyst
9 22 (6.59%) Information Analyst
10 19 (5.69%) Security Specialist
11 17 (5.09%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (3.89%) Senior Security Analyst
14 12 (3.59%) Developer
14 12 (3.59%) DBA
14 12 (3.59%) Lead Security Consultant
14 12 (3.59%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.79%) Web Services
2 10 (2.99%) .NET
3 8 (2.40%) Middleware
4 4 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.90%) LAMP
5 3 (0.90%) WCF
6 2 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.60%) JNDI
6 2 (0.60%) CSS
6 2 (0.60%) SOAP
6 2 (0.60%) XML
6 2 (0.60%) JMS
6 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (0.60%) REST
6 2 (0.60%) Akka
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.30%) HTML
7 1 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 72 (21.56%) Management Information System
2 39 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.69%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.79%) CESG
5 13 (3.89%) PKI
5 13 (3.89%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.69%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.40%) Economics
7 8 (2.40%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (2.10%) Online Banking
8 7 (2.10%) Smart Meter
8 7 (2.10%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.50%) SCADA
9 5 (1.50%) RMADS
9 5 (1.50%) GIS
9 5 (1.50%) Open Source
10 4 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 75 (22.46%) Windows
2 47 (14.07%) Linux
3 39 (11.68%) UNIX
4 23 (6.89%) Windows 7
5 16 (4.79%) Solaris
6 12 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.40%) Windows Vista
8 8 (2.40%) Android
8 8 (2.40%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (58.98%) Information Security
2 123 (36.83%) Information Security Management
3 60 (17.96%) Risk Management
4 49 (14.67%) ITIL
5 33 (9.88%) ISMS
6 32 (9.58%) Penetration Testing
7 30 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (8.68%) Security Architecture
9 28 (8.38%) Risk Assessment
10 27 (8.08%) Project Management
11 25 (7.49%) Data Protection
12 22 (6.59%) PRINCE2
12 22 (6.59%) Change Management
13 21 (6.29%) Vulnerability Management
14 20 (5.99%) Business Continuity
15 18 (5.39%) DevOps
16 17 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (4.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.19%) SQL
2 21 (6.29%) Java
3 9 (2.69%) Python
3 9 (2.69%) Ruby
4 7 (2.10%) C++
5 6 (1.80%) C#
6 5 (1.50%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.20%) C
7 4 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.60%) Scala
9 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 94 (28.14%) CISSP
2 58 (17.37%) CISM
3 50 (14.97%) Security Cleared
4 44 (13.17%) CISA
5 34 (10.18%) Degree
5 34 (10.18%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.99%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.40%) SSCP
8 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.80%) CRISC
10 5 (1.50%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.50%) CCNP
11 4 (1.20%) CCNA
11 4 (1.20%) GIAC
11 4 (1.20%) ISACA
12 3 (0.90%) CCSE
12 3 (0.90%) MBA
12 3 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (23.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (7.49%) PCI DSS
3 21 (6.29%) SLA
4 20 (5.99%) QA
5 15 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (3.89%) COBIT
7 7 (2.10%) BS7799
7 7 (2.10%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (1.20%) ISO 14001
8 4 (1.20%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.30%) GPG13
9 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.20%) NFS
4 4 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.30%) KVM
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (5.39%) Nagios
2 10 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.99%) Opsview
3 9 (2.69%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.40%) Data Guard
5 7 (2.10%) Puppet
5 7 (2.10%) collectd
6 6 (1.80%) Ansible
6 6 (1.80%) Icinga
7 5 (1.50%) SCOM
8 2 (0.60%) SCCM
8 2 (0.60%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.30%) Tivoli NetView
9 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.30%) Nessus
9 1 (0.30%) OpenView
Vendors
1 52 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.38%) Oracle
3 26 (7.78%) HP
4 25 (7.49%) VMware
5 19 (5.69%) Qualys
6 18 (5.39%) Cisco
7 16 (4.79%) CheckPoint
7 16 (4.79%) ArcSight
8 13 (3.89%) McAfee
9 12 (3.59%) Citrix
10 10 (2.99%) Sophos
11 9 (2.69%) IBM
12 8 (2.40%) Sun
12 8 (2.40%) Lumension
13 7 (2.10%) Akamai
14 5 (1.50%) SAP
15 4 (1.20%) EMC
15 4 (1.20%) NetApp
15 4 (1.20%) Nokia
16 3 (0.90%) Informatica
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