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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 444 428 437
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Management 165 158 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.40% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 113 61
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.70 £31.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.50% +90.90%
UK excluding London average 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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -18 156 £410 -3.49% 63
South East +26 80 £404 -6.61% 6
London -26 45 £419 -6.94% 16
Hampshire +13 28 £385 -12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire - 17 £455 -
Surrey +13 15 £425 -10.52% 2
Milton Keynes - 13 £450 -
Staines +16 12 £513 +7.89%
North West -31 10 £400 -5.88% 24
City of London -2 9 £375 -11.76% 3
East of England +14 8 £343 -19.41% 3
Basingstoke +8 8 £366 -30.23%
Hook +1 8 £399 - 1
South West +13 7 £425 +41.66% 5
Hertfordshire - 7 £320 - 2
Wales +12 6 £110 - 1
Berkshire -8 6 £451 -9.80% 2
East Sussex -11 6 £275 +10.00%
Lewes -1 5 £275 +155.81%
Oxfordshire -17 5 £431 +169.53%
Aldershot - 5 £525 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £342 -
Liverpool -8 3 - - 1
Merseyside -11 3 - - 2
Manchester -12 3 £400 +8.10% 12
Cheshire -20 3 £475 +11.76% 2
Watford - 3 £275 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £343 -
North Wales - 3 - -
Reading +9 2 - - 1

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 165 (50.00%) Information Security
2 121 (36.67%) CISSP
3 98 (29.70%) Information Security Management
3 98 (29.70%) Management Information System
4 92 (27.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 90 (27.27%) Finance
6 65 (19.70%) Security Cleared
7 64 (19.39%) Firewall
8 63 (19.09%) ITIL
9 61 (18.48%) Windows
10 58 (17.58%) CISM
11 54 (16.36%) ISMS
12 53 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
13 49 (14.85%) Risk Management
14 43 (13.03%) Project Management
15 41 (12.42%) Microsoft
16 40 (12.12%) SC Cleared
17 39 (11.82%) Active Directory
18 38 (11.52%) PCI DSS
19 35 (10.61%) Data Protection
19 35 (10.61%) VMware
20 33 (10.00%) MS Excel
21 32 (9.70%) SLA
21 32 (9.70%) Change Management
22 31 (9.39%) CISA
22 31 (9.39%) VPN
23 30 (9.09%) SQL
24 29 (8.79%) LAN
25 28 (8.48%) WAN
25 28 (8.48%) Linux

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.73%) IIS
4 6 (1.82%) Apache
4 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.52%) Node.js
5 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.61%) SAS
7 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.61%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.30%) nginx
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.27%) MS Office
3 6 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.21%) MS Project
6 2 (0.61%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Summit
2 3 (0.91%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.30%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.30%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.21%) SaaS
3 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.61%) Office 365
5 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (19.39%) Firewall
2 31 (9.39%) VPN
3 29 (8.79%) LAN
4 28 (8.48%) WAN
5 18 (5.45%) Network Security
6 17 (5.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (5.15%) DNS
7 13 (3.94%) LDAP
8 10 (3.03%) SAN
9 9 (2.73%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.73%) DHCP
10 8 (2.42%) Wireless
11 6 (1.82%) DMZ
11 6 (1.82%) Internet
11 6 (1.82%) VoIP
11 6 (1.82%) SSL
11 6 (1.82%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.52%) SSH
12 5 (1.52%) VLAN
13 4 (1.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.94%) DB2
2 12 (3.64%) DB2 UDB
3 11 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.12%) Big Data
4 7 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.21%) Data Mart
7 4 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.52%) PowerDesigner
1 5 (1.52%) ERwin
2 3 (0.91%) Hudson
2 3 (0.91%) JIRA
3 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.30%) Ant
General
1 90 (27.27%) Finance
2 21 (6.36%) Banking
3 14 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.94%) Legal
5 7 (2.12%) Retail
5 7 (2.12%) Local Government
6 6 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.82%) Games
6 6 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.52%) Publishing
8 4 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.91%) Marketing
9 3 (0.91%) Advertising
9 3 (0.91%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 75 (22.73%) Analyst
2 54 (16.36%) Security Analyst
3 45 (13.64%) Consultant
4 36 (10.91%) Security Manager
5 34 (10.30%) Security Consultant
6 30 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 28 (8.48%) Architect
8 20 (6.06%) Information Analyst
8 20 (6.06%) Security Architect
8 20 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
9 15 (4.55%) Support Engineer
10 13 (3.94%) IT Security Analyst
10 13 (3.94%) Information Security Manager
10 13 (3.94%) Security Engineer
10 13 (3.94%) Information Manager
11 12 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (2.73%) Security Officer
12 9 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (2.73%) Desktop Support
12 9 (2.73%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.64%) .NET
2 10 (3.03%) HTML
2 10 (3.03%) SOAP
2 10 (3.03%) XML
3 9 (2.73%) Middleware
4 8 (2.42%) Web Services
5 1 (0.30%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 98 (29.70%) Management Information System
2 53 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.85%) PKI
4 15 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 14 (4.24%) Economics
6 12 (3.64%) AS400
7 11 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.42%) NHS
8 8 (2.42%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.82%) Replication
9 6 (1.82%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.82%) PMI
9 6 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.82%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.52%) LPAR
10 5 (1.52%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.52%) Handset
11 4 (1.21%) Statistics
11 4 (1.21%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.91%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 61 (18.48%) Windows
2 28 (8.48%) Linux
3 19 (5.76%) UNIX
4 14 (4.24%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.42%) Solaris
6 7 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.12%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.52%) AIX
8 3 (0.91%) VME
8 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.61%) OS/400
9 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.30%) CentOS
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.30%) zOS
10 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (50.00%) Information Security
2 98 (29.70%) Information Security Management
3 63 (19.09%) ITIL
4 54 (16.36%) ISMS
5 49 (14.85%) Risk Management
6 43 (13.03%) Project Management
7 35 (10.61%) Data Protection
8 32 (9.70%) Change Management
9 26 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (7.58%) Incident Management
11 24 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
11 24 (7.27%) SIEM
12 23 (6.97%) Vulnerability Management
12 23 (6.97%) Cyber Security
13 21 (6.36%) Security Architecture
14 20 (6.06%) Migration
14 20 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (6.06%) Service Delivery
14 20 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (5.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.09%) SQL
2 14 (4.24%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.94%) VB
4 12 (3.64%) Java
5 5 (1.52%) Perl
5 5 (1.52%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.52%) Python
6 4 (1.21%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.91%) VBScript
8 2 (0.61%) Ruby
9 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.30%) C
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.30%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.30%) REXX
9 1 (0.30%) JCL
Qualifications
1 121 (36.67%) CISSP
2 65 (19.70%) Security Cleared
3 58 (17.58%) CISM
4 40 (12.12%) SC Cleared
5 31 (9.39%) CISA
6 27 (8.18%) Degree
7 16 (4.85%) CRISC
8 11 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (3.03%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.03%) ISSAP
10 8 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.12%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.82%) CCIE
12 6 (1.82%) MCSE
12 6 (1.82%) ACSA
13 5 (1.52%) MCTS
14 4 (1.21%) GIAC
14 4 (1.21%) PMP
14 4 (1.21%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (27.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (11.52%) PCI DSS
3 32 (9.70%) SLA
4 10 (3.03%) COBIT
5 6 (1.82%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.82%) QA
5 6 (1.82%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.52%) COSO
7 4 (1.21%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.30%) GPG13
9 1 (0.30%) P3O
9 1 (0.30%) BS25999
9 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 39 (11.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.42%) vSphere
4 7 (2.12%) ISA Server
5 5 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.91%) Docker
6 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.61%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.61%) GPFS
7 2 (0.61%) Ceph
8 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.30%) HDFS
8 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.30%) UAG
8 1 (0.30%) vCloud
8 1 (0.30%) RACF
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.42%) Nagios
2 6 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (1.52%) Opsview
3 5 (1.52%) Puppet
4 4 (1.21%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.91%) Icinga
5 3 (0.91%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (0.91%) SCCM
5 3 (0.91%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.91%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.61%) Nessus
6 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.61%) collectd
6 2 (0.61%) Ansible
6 2 (0.61%) Graphite
Vendors
1 41 (12.42%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.61%) VMware
3 21 (6.36%) Cisco
4 18 (5.45%) Oracle
4 18 (5.45%) HP
5 16 (4.85%) McAfee
6 11 (3.33%) Citrix
7 10 (3.03%) IBM
7 10 (3.03%) ArcSight
8 9 (2.73%) SAP
9 8 (2.42%) Sourcefire
10 7 (2.12%) Cyber-Ark
10 7 (2.12%) Splunk
10 7 (2.12%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.12%) Symantec
11 6 (1.82%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.82%) F5
11 6 (1.82%) Aruba
12 4 (1.21%) EMC
12 4 (1.21%) Juniper
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