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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Management
Rank 430 437 491
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +54
Contract jobs citing Security Management 217 212 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.47% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 103 79
Median daily rate £469 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £302 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £20.83 £28.10 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.87% +87.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £28.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.87% +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
44752 45442 41756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.70% 79.80% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29560 29386 25936
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1183 1176
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -14 208 £475 - 44
South East -49 50 £450 -3.74% 10
London -12 40 £500 +5.26% 11
North West +5 28 £475 - 8
South West +22 22 £500 +21.21% 2
Hampshire -14 20 £463 +2.77% 4
North East -26 18 £210 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 18 £210 -
Tyne and Wear - 18 £210 -
Manchester +5 17 £481 - 5
East of England +18 15 £475 -1.29% 1
East Midlands +11 15 £565 +425.58% 5
West Midlands -16 13 £613 +41.61% 2
Berkshire -3 12 £450 -0.22% 2
Bristol +10 11 £500 -
Nottinghamshire +9 11 £565 -
Nottingham +6 11 £565 -
Scotland +10 10 £287 -32.58% 1
City of London +35 7 £350 -26.31% 3
Yorkshire +9 7 £450 - 3
Merseyside -2 7 £325 - 2
Surrey -13 7 £488 -4.87% 3
Winchester - 7 £475 -
Bedfordshire +5 6 £350 -33.33%
Edinburgh +2 6 £375 - 1
Warwickshire -4 6 £675 -
West Sussex - 6 £425 -
Wirral - 6 £325 -
Crawley - 6 £425 -
Oxfordshire +9 5 £525 -4.54%

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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.

1 232 (59.49%) Information Security
2 160 (41.03%) Information Security Management
3 133 (34.10%) CISSP
4 117 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 98 (25.13%) Management Information System
6 94 (24.10%) Windows
7 87 (22.31%) Microsoft
8 77 (19.74%) Risk Management
8 77 (19.74%) ISMS
9 76 (19.49%) CISM
9 76 (19.49%) ITIL
10 68 (17.44%) PCI DSS
11 67 (17.18%) Finance
12 63 (16.15%) Security Cleared
13 53 (13.59%) Security Operations
14 50 (12.82%) Project Management
15 49 (12.56%) SC Cleared
16 47 (12.05%) Active Directory
16 47 (12.05%) Firewall
17 46 (11.79%) Windows Server
18 45 (11.54%) Security Architecture
19 44 (11.28%) Degree
19 44 (11.28%) Cybersecurity
20 42 (10.77%) CISA
21 38 (9.74%) Data Protection
22 36 (9.23%) Information Assurance
22 36 (9.23%) SIEM
23 35 (8.97%) Vulnerability Management
23 35 (8.97%) Unix
23 35 (8.97%) Cisco

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 24 (6.15%) IIS
2 20 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.10%) Apache
3 16 (4.10%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.10%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (3.85%) Tuxedo
5 14 (3.59%) MQSeries
5 14 (3.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 13 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 12 (3.08%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.82%) AquaLogic
8 11 (2.82%) JBoss
9 10 (2.56%) Tomcat
10 9 (2.31%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.03%) CICS
12 2 (0.51%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.51%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.26%) Confluence
13 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 31 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.13%) MS Office
3 10 (2.56%) MS Project
3 10 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.82%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (1.79%) SAP GRC
3 5 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.77%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.51%) HFM
5 2 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) IaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (12.05%) Firewall
2 34 (8.72%) Internet
3 27 (6.92%) DNS
4 26 (6.67%) Network Security
4 26 (6.67%) SSL
5 20 (5.13%) DHCP
5 20 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (5.13%) LAN
5 20 (5.13%) WAN
6 14 (3.59%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.59%) Wireless
7 9 (2.31%) SAN
7 9 (2.31%) Wireless Security
8 7 (1.79%) VoIP
9 6 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.28%) SSH
10 5 (1.28%) VPN
11 4 (1.03%) NAS
12 3 (0.77%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.51%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.82%) MySQL
1 11 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.28%) VLDB
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.51%) Big Data
7 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.26%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Build Forge
1 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.26%) JIRA
1 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 67 (17.18%) Finance
2 28 (7.18%) Legal
3 15 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.08%) Banking
5 6 (1.54%) Law
6 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.51%) Marketing
6 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.51%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) French Language
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (19.23%) Consultant
2 65 (16.67%) Analyst
3 64 (16.41%) Security Manager
4 63 (16.15%) Security Consultant
5 59 (15.13%) Security Analyst
6 38 (9.74%) Project Manager
7 36 (9.23%) Architect
8 33 (8.46%) Security Architect
8 33 (8.46%) Security Project Manager
9 29 (7.44%) Information Analyst
9 29 (7.44%) Information Security Analyst
10 28 (7.18%) Information Manager
10 28 (7.18%) Information Security Manager
11 23 (5.90%) Information Security Consultant
12 22 (5.64%) Security Engineer
13 16 (4.10%) Administrator
14 15 (3.85%) Business Analyst
15 14 (3.59%) Security Specialist
16 13 (3.33%) IT Consultant
16 13 (3.33%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.62%) Middleware
2 14 (3.59%) IBM Integration Bus
3 13 (3.33%) J2EE
4 9 (2.31%) LAMP
5 6 (1.54%) .NET
5 6 (1.54%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.54%) JSP
6 3 (0.77%) WAMP
7 2 (0.51%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.26%) CSS
8 1 (0.26%) OpenID
8 1 (0.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 98 (25.13%) Management Information System
2 28 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.92%) PKI
4 21 (5.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 20 (5.13%) Data Centre
6 18 (4.62%) CESG
7 16 (4.10%) PMI
8 15 (3.85%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (2.56%) Mathematics
11 9 (2.31%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.28%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.28%) Mainframe
14 4 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (1.03%) Economics
14 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.03%) Smartcard
15 3 (0.77%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 94 (24.10%) Windows
2 46 (11.79%) Windows Server
3 35 (8.97%) Unix
4 30 (7.69%) Linux
5 25 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (5.64%) Solaris
7 21 (5.38%) AIX
7 21 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (3.59%) OS/390
10 13 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.51%) Android
13 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (59.49%) Information Security
2 160 (41.03%) Information Security Management
3 77 (19.74%) ISMS
3 77 (19.74%) Risk Management
4 76 (19.49%) ITIL
5 53 (13.59%) Security Operations
6 50 (12.82%) Project Management
7 45 (11.54%) Security Architecture
8 44 (11.28%) Cybersecurity
9 38 (9.74%) Data Protection
10 36 (9.23%) Information Assurance
10 36 (9.23%) SIEM
11 35 (8.97%) Vulnerability Management
12 34 (8.72%) Penetration Testing
13 32 (8.21%) Change Management
13 32 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (7.95%) PRINCE2
15 28 (7.18%) Configuration Management
15 28 (7.18%) Service Delivery
16 27 (6.92%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.90%) Java
2 19 (4.87%) C
2 19 (4.87%) Perl
3 15 (3.85%) C++
4 12 (3.08%) SQL
5 9 (2.31%) PHP
5 9 (2.31%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.54%) Python
6 6 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.28%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.51%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.51%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 133 (34.10%) CISSP
2 76 (19.49%) CISM
3 63 (16.15%) Security Cleared
4 49 (12.56%) SC Cleared
5 44 (11.28%) Degree
6 42 (10.77%) CISA
7 25 (6.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 23 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (4.87%) CRISC
10 17 (4.36%) CESG Certified Professional
11 16 (4.10%) PMI Certification
12 15 (3.85%) CCNP
13 13 (3.33%) CCNA
14 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (2.31%) CCSP
15 9 (2.31%) CLAS
16 8 (2.05%) CCDP
16 8 (2.05%) IISP
17 7 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (1.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (17.44%) PCI DSS
3 29 (7.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 27 (6.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
6 19 (4.87%) COBIT
7 11 (2.82%) JSP 440
8 9 (2.31%) SLA
9 6 (1.54%) GPG13
9 6 (1.54%) ISAE 3402
9 6 (1.54%) QA
10 5 (1.28%) GxP
10 5 (1.28%) ISO 9001
10 5 (1.28%) ISO22301
10 5 (1.28%) ISO27005
10 5 (1.28%) RMADS
11 3 (0.77%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.51%) HMG Infosec
12 2 (0.51%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 47 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.85%) UAG
3 14 (3.59%) vSphere
4 13 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (2.31%) ISA Server
6 5 (1.28%) Docker
7 3 (0.77%) RACF
7 3 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.51%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.51%) Samba
8 2 (0.51%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.51%) XenApp
9 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (3.59%) Puppet
1 14 (3.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (2.31%) Red Hat Satellite
2 9 (2.31%) WSUS
3 5 (1.28%) SELinux
4 4 (1.03%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.03%) Ansible
4 4 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.03%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.03%) SCOM
5 3 (0.77%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.51%) SCCM
6 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.26%) Consul
7 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 87 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.97%) Cisco
3 30 (7.69%) VMware
4 29 (7.44%) Oracle
5 28 (7.18%) Citrix
6 24 (6.15%) Intel Security
7 18 (4.62%) IBM
7 18 (4.62%) Symantec
8 17 (4.36%) Sun
9 16 (4.10%) Lumension
10 15 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 15 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.08%) F5
12 11 (2.82%) Axway
12 11 (2.82%) Brocade
12 11 (2.82%) Fujitsu
13 9 (2.31%) BMC
13 9 (2.31%) SAP
14 7 (1.79%) Remedy
14 7 (1.79%) Splunk
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