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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 416 407 444
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +37
Contract jobs citing Security Management 161 152 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 103 54
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£400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £390 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.20% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -35.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -35.26%

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
38243 36175 32672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.25% 74.28% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 22006 19405
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1114 1321
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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
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 27 January 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 0 151 £400 -5.88% 49
London -3 80 £400 -8.04% 23
South East -7 31 £500 +21.21% 7
Surrey +13 21 £500 - 3
Staines +9 18 £506 - 2
South West -9 14 - - 2
City of London +18 13 £450 -2.70% 7
North West -15 9 £378 -25.98% 4
Scotland -15 9 £438 +19.04% 2
Hampshire -15 8 £375 -16.66% 3
Yorkshire -1 5 £275 +37.50% 4
East of England -2 5 £220 -32.30% 3
West Midlands -3 5 £461 +13.12% 2
Edinburgh -19 5 £600 +63.26% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £220 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 - - 1
West Yorkshire +1 2 £275 +37.50% 2
Birmingham -1 2 £461 - 1
Manchester -2 2 - - 2
Halifax - 2 £275 -
Havant - 2 £550 -
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Maidenhead +9 1 - -
East Midlands +3 1 £300 +71.42%
Berkshire -2 1 - - 1
South Wales -8 1 £164 -71.54% 2
Wales -15 1 £164 -71.54% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £420 - 1

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 185 (56.92%) Information Security
2 123 (37.85%) Information Security Management
3 105 (32.31%) CISSP
4 91 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 84 (25.85%) Management Information System
6 72 (22.15%) Finance
7 70 (21.54%) CISM
8 68 (20.92%) Windows
9 67 (20.62%) Security Cleared
10 66 (20.31%) ITIL
11 57 (17.54%) Risk Management
12 52 (16.00%) ISMS
13 50 (15.38%) SC Cleared
14 47 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (13.54%) SharePoint
16 35 (10.77%) Microsoft
17 34 (10.46%) Firewall
18 33 (10.15%) Project Management
19 32 (9.85%) HP
19 32 (9.85%) PCI DSS
20 31 (9.54%) Data Protection
20 31 (9.54%) Degree
21 30 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
21 30 (9.23%) PRINCE2
21 30 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
22 29 (8.92%) Service Delivery
23 28 (8.62%) Linux
23 28 (8.62%) Incident Management
24 27 (8.31%) Security Architecture
25 25 (7.69%) CISA

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 44 (13.54%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.46%) Apache
5 6 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.54%) Jetty
6 5 (1.54%) IIS
7 3 (0.92%) Documentum
7 3 (0.92%) CMS
8 2 (0.62%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.31%) nginx
9 1 (0.31%) Node.js
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.62%) MS Project
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Summit
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.31%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.46%) Firewall
2 23 (7.08%) Network Security
3 19 (5.85%) DNS
4 16 (4.92%) LAN
5 15 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (4.62%) WAN
6 13 (4.00%) VPN
6 13 (4.00%) SAN
7 10 (3.08%) Broadband
7 10 (3.08%) Internet
7 10 (3.08%) 3G
8 8 (2.46%) Wireless
9 6 (1.85%) SSL
10 4 (1.23%) DMZ
10 4 (1.23%) DHCP
11 3 (0.92%) LDAP
12 2 (0.62%) DSL
12 2 (0.62%) EIGRP
12 2 (0.62%) TACACS
12 2 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.23%) SQLPlus
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.23%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.62%) MySQL
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.92%) PowerDesigner
1 3 (0.92%) ERwin
2 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.62%) Hudson
2 2 (0.62%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.62%) Maven
2 2 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 72 (22.15%) Finance
2 24 (7.38%) Banking
3 22 (6.77%) Legal
4 13 (4.00%) Retail
5 12 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.23%) Games
7 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.92%) Local Government
8 3 (0.92%) Advertising
8 3 (0.92%) Publishing
9 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (16.92%) Analyst
2 46 (14.15%) Security Analyst
3 45 (13.85%) Consultant
4 38 (11.69%) Security Consultant
5 37 (11.38%) Security Manager
6 27 (8.31%) Project Manager
7 23 (7.08%) Architect
8 20 (6.15%) Information Analyst
8 20 (6.15%) Information Security Analyst
9 18 (5.54%) Desktop Support
10 17 (5.23%) Information Security Manager
10 17 (5.23%) Security Architect
10 17 (5.23%) Information Manager
11 12 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.69%) DBA
11 12 (3.69%) Support Engineer
11 12 (3.69%) Security Officer
12 11 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (3.08%) Security Engineer
13 10 (3.08%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.77%) Web Services
2 2 (0.62%) .NET
2 2 (0.62%) JMS
2 2 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (0.62%) JNDI
2 2 (0.62%) Apache Camel
2 2 (0.62%) Akka
3 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.31%) XML
3 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.31%) CSS
3 1 (0.31%) HTML
3 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 84 (25.85%) Management Information System
2 47 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.54%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (4.62%) PKI
5 14 (4.31%) Smart Meter
6 12 (3.69%) Cryptography
7 11 (3.38%) CESG
8 10 (3.08%) Blackberry
8 10 (3.08%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.77%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.46%) Replication
10 8 (2.46%) Statistics
10 8 (2.46%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (2.15%) Online Banking
11 7 (2.15%) CMDB
12 6 (1.85%) Handset
12 6 (1.85%) Open Source
13 5 (1.54%) SCADA
13 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 68 (20.92%) Windows
2 28 (8.62%) Linux
3 19 (5.85%) Windows 7
4 18 (5.54%) UNIX
5 10 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.77%) Solaris
7 8 (2.46%) Android
8 7 (2.15%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.54%) AIX
11 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.62%) VME
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (56.92%) Information Security
2 123 (37.85%) Information Security Management
3 66 (20.31%) ITIL
4 57 (17.54%) Risk Management
5 52 (16.00%) ISMS
6 33 (10.15%) Project Management
7 31 (9.54%) Data Protection
8 30 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (9.23%) PRINCE2
8 30 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (8.92%) Service Delivery
10 28 (8.62%) Incident Management
11 27 (8.31%) Security Architecture
12 24 (7.38%) Vulnerability Management
13 23 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (6.77%) Business Continuity
14 22 (6.77%) Penetration Testing
15 21 (6.46%) Problem Management
15 21 (6.46%) Risk Assessment
15 21 (6.46%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.85%) SQL
2 13 (4.00%) Java
3 10 (3.08%) Python
4 5 (1.54%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.54%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.92%) Ruby
5 3 (0.92%) Perl
6 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.62%) C++
6 2 (0.62%) Scala
6 2 (0.62%) Groovy
7 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.31%) VB
7 1 (0.31%) PHP
7 1 (0.31%) C#
Qualifications
1 105 (32.31%) CISSP
2 70 (21.54%) CISM
3 67 (20.62%) Security Cleared
4 50 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 31 (9.54%) Degree
6 25 (7.69%) CISA
7 18 (5.54%) CRISC
8 8 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.46%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.54%) CCIE
10 5 (1.54%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.23%) SSCP
11 4 (1.23%) ISEB
11 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.23%) ISACA
12 3 (0.92%) MCITP
12 3 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.92%) CCNP
12 3 (0.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (9.85%) PCI DSS
3 18 (5.54%) SLA
4 11 (3.38%) ISO 9001
5 10 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (3.08%) COBIT
6 8 (2.46%) QA
7 7 (2.15%) ISO 14001
8 5 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (1.23%) BS7799
9 4 (1.23%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.31%) COSO
10 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.31%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (1.54%) NFS
3 4 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.23%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.62%) UAG
5 2 (0.62%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.31%) KVM
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (4.62%) Nagios
2 7 (2.15%) Puppet
3 6 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.85%) Icinga
4 4 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.23%) Opsview
5 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.62%) SCCM
5 2 (0.62%) SCOM
5 2 (0.62%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.62%) collectd
5 2 (0.62%) Ansible
5 2 (0.62%) Graphite
6 1 (0.31%) Nessus
6 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 35 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.85%) HP
3 23 (7.08%) Oracle
3 23 (7.08%) Cisco
4 20 (6.15%) Qualys
5 17 (5.23%) ArcSight
5 17 (5.23%) VMware
6 15 (4.62%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.77%) McAfee
8 8 (2.46%) Citrix
9 6 (1.85%) Sun
10 5 (1.54%) SAP
11 4 (1.23%) Open Text
11 4 (1.23%) Websense
11 4 (1.23%) Symantec
11 4 (1.23%) Aruba
12 3 (0.92%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (0.92%) Becrypt
12 3 (0.92%) Tripwire
12 3 (0.92%) Barracuda Networks
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