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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 413 442 428
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Contract jobs citing Security Management 207 158 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 96 81
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £333 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £506 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £28.10 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.10 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.29% -

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
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 +25 193 £475 +11.76% 42
South East +23 83 £468 +11.30% 12
London +17 53 £500 +6.66% 13
Hampshire +21 41 £450 +21.62% 2
East of England +11 18 £500 +14.28% 4
City of London +8 15 £475 +11.76% 3
North West -33 15 £475 +11.11% 6
Surrey +10 14 £513 +13.76%
Basingstoke 0 13 £456 -
Aldershot - 13 £513 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £460 - 1
Berkshire +8 10 £450 -7.69% 5
Milton Keynes - 9 £420 - 1
Reading -3 8 £463 -6.32% 1
Bedfordshire +6 7 £525 +10.52% 2
South West -4 7 £413 +7.84% 2
Hertfordshire -7 7 £315 -
Staines +6 6 £513 -
West Midlands +5 6 £463 - 2
Wales +3 6 £110 - 1
Scotland -3 6 £425 -7.60% 1
Liverpool -4 6 - - 1
Merseyside -8 6 - - 1
Hook 0 5 £398 -
East Midlands -9 5 £108 -76.12% 1
Cheshire -17 5 £488 +14.70% 1
Glasgow +8 4 £413 -1.78% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £413 -
Birmingham - 4 £575 - 2
Swindon - 4 £413 -

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 190 (53.67%) Information Security
2 138 (38.98%) CISSP
3 133 (37.57%) Information Security Management
4 116 (32.77%) Finance
5 100 (28.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 96 (27.12%) Management Information System
7 78 (22.03%) Firewall
8 69 (19.49%) CISM
9 59 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 57 (16.10%) ISMS
10 57 (16.10%) ITIL
11 52 (14.69%) Windows
12 51 (14.41%) PCI DSS
13 46 (12.99%) Linux
14 45 (12.71%) Change Management
15 43 (12.15%) Risk Management
15 43 (12.15%) Project Management
15 43 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
17 41 (11.58%) SIEM
18 39 (11.02%) SC Cleared
19 36 (10.17%) Active Directory
20 35 (9.89%) Microsoft
20 35 (9.89%) VMware
21 34 (9.60%) Data Protection
22 33 (9.32%) CISA
23 32 (9.04%) VPN
23 32 (9.04%) Cyber Security
24 31 (8.76%) MS Excel
24 31 (8.76%) SQL

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 14 (3.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.39%) Apache
3 10 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.98%) IIS
6 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.41%) Node.js
8 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.56%) SAS
10 1 (0.28%) CICS
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.28%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.28%) nginx
10 1 (0.28%) Confluence
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 31 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.80%) MS Office
3 10 (2.82%) MS Project
3 10 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.85%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.28%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.13%) SaaS
2 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (22.03%) Firewall
2 32 (9.04%) VPN
3 22 (6.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (6.21%) Network Security
4 20 (5.65%) DNS
5 18 (5.08%) LAN
6 17 (4.80%) LDAP
6 17 (4.80%) WAN
7 13 (3.67%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.54%) DHCP
9 8 (2.26%) SAN
10 7 (1.98%) Wireless
11 6 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.69%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.69%) SSL
11 6 (1.69%) VoIP
12 5 (1.41%) Internet
12 5 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.13%) VLAN
13 4 (1.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.67%) DB2
2 12 (3.39%) DB2 UDB
3 10 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.54%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (1.98%) Big Data
7 6 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.13%) Data Mart
9 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.54%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.98%) Hudson
3 5 (1.41%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (1.41%) ERwin
4 3 (0.85%) JIRA
5 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.28%) Ant
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 116 (32.77%) Finance
2 21 (5.93%) Banking
3 12 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.39%) Legal
4 11 (3.11%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.54%) Retail
6 7 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.13%) Local Government
8 3 (0.85%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 2 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.56%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 84 (23.73%) Analyst
2 59 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 51 (14.41%) Security Manager
4 50 (14.12%) Consultant
5 39 (11.02%) Security Consultant
6 31 (8.76%) Project Manager
7 26 (7.34%) Architect
8 22 (6.21%) IT Security Manager
9 19 (5.37%) Information Security Analyst
9 19 (5.37%) Information Analyst
10 18 (5.08%) Security Architect
11 14 (3.95%) Administrator
11 14 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.39%) Security Engineer
12 12 (3.39%) Information Manager
12 12 (3.39%) Information Security Manager
12 12 (3.39%) IT Security Analyst
13 11 (3.11%) Support Engineer
14 10 (2.82%) Information Security Consultant
15 9 (2.54%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.52%) .NET
2 11 (3.11%) XML
2 11 (3.11%) SOAP
2 11 (3.11%) HTML
3 9 (2.54%) Middleware
4 5 (1.41%) Web Services
5 1 (0.28%) ISPF
5 1 (0.28%) SPML
5 1 (0.28%) REST
5 1 (0.28%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.28%) JDBC
5 1 (0.28%) JSP
5 1 (0.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 96 (27.12%) Management Information System
2 43 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.34%) PKI
4 23 (6.50%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.52%) Economics
6 13 (3.67%) AS400
6 13 (3.67%) Mainframe
6 13 (3.67%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (3.11%) NHS
8 10 (2.82%) CESG
9 9 (2.54%) Cryptography
10 8 (2.26%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (1.98%) RMADS
12 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.69%) Replication
13 5 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
13 5 (1.41%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.41%) PMI
13 5 (1.41%) Smart Meter
13 5 (1.41%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.69%) Windows
2 46 (12.99%) Linux
3 29 (8.19%) UNIX
4 9 (2.54%) Solaris
5 8 (2.26%) AIX
5 8 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.56%) OS/400
9 1 (0.28%) zOS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) Debian
9 1 (0.28%) VME
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (53.67%) Information Security
2 133 (37.57%) Information Security Management
3 57 (16.10%) ITIL
3 57 (16.10%) ISMS
4 45 (12.71%) Change Management
5 43 (12.15%) Risk Management
5 43 (12.15%) Project Management
6 42 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
7 41 (11.58%) SIEM
8 34 (9.60%) Data Protection
9 32 (9.04%) Cyber Security
10 29 (8.19%) Security Architecture
11 26 (7.34%) Vulnerability Management
12 25 (7.06%) Incident Management
12 25 (7.06%) Business Continuity
12 25 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (6.78%) PRINCE2
14 20 (5.65%) Service Delivery
14 20 (5.65%) Risk Assessment
14 20 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.76%) SQL
2 14 (3.95%) Java
2 14 (3.95%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.39%) VB
4 9 (2.54%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.41%) C
6 4 (1.13%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.85%) VBScript
7 3 (0.85%) Perl
7 3 (0.85%) Python
8 1 (0.28%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.28%) REXX
8 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.28%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.28%) CLIST
8 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.28%) JCL
8 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 138 (38.98%) CISSP
2 69 (19.49%) CISM
3 59 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 39 (11.02%) SC Cleared
5 33 (9.32%) CISA
6 28 (7.91%) Degree
7 14 (3.95%) ACSA
8 12 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.11%) CRISC
10 10 (2.82%) DV Cleared
10 10 (2.82%) ISSAP
11 7 (1.98%) CCSA
12 6 (1.69%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.69%) CEH
12 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.69%) MCSE
12 6 (1.69%) CCNA
13 5 (1.41%) CCSE
13 5 (1.41%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (28.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (14.41%) PCI DSS
3 28 (7.91%) SLA
4 18 (5.08%) COBIT
5 7 (1.98%) COSO
6 6 (1.69%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.69%) GPG13
7 5 (1.41%) QA
8 4 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.85%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.28%) BS25999
10 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.28%) P3O
System Software
1 36 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.98%) VMware ESX
3 7 (1.98%) vSphere
3 7 (1.98%) Docker
3 7 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.41%) Snort
5 5 (1.41%) Squid
6 3 (0.85%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.56%) GPFS
7 2 (0.56%) Ceph
8 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.28%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (0.28%) HDFS
8 1 (0.28%) vCloud
8 1 (0.28%) KVM
8 1 (0.28%) RACF
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.67%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (2.82%) Puppet
3 7 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (1.69%) Nagios
5 5 (1.41%) Opsview
6 4 (1.13%) Icinga
6 4 (1.13%) Nessus
6 4 (1.13%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.85%) SCCM
7 3 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.56%) Ansible
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.28%) collectd
Vendors
1 35 (9.89%) Microsoft
1 35 (9.89%) VMware
2 24 (6.78%) Cisco
3 23 (6.50%) Oracle
4 22 (6.21%) McAfee
5 20 (5.65%) ArcSight
6 14 (3.95%) IBM
6 14 (3.95%) HP
7 13 (3.67%) Sourcefire
7 13 (3.67%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.39%) Citrix
9 6 (1.69%) SAP
9 6 (1.69%) Splunk
9 6 (1.69%) Cyber-Ark
10 5 (1.41%) F5
10 5 (1.41%) Nokia
11 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.13%) Symantec
11 4 (1.13%) Fortinet
12 3 (0.85%) Qualys
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