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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Management
Rank 472 434 523
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +89
Contract jobs citing Security Management 155 221 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.49% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 153 79
Median daily rate £464 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £313 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £608 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
- +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £37.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 - £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - £36.50

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
40825 44928 44271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.52% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27182 29127 28771
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1342 1219
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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
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 4 December 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 -49 147 £475 +5.55% 41
South East +5 44 £490 +8.88% 4
London -23 37 £650 +36.84% 13
Hampshire +22 22 £450 - 1
South West +17 16 £363 -7.05% 4
Yorkshire +8 13 £700 +33.97% 1
West Yorkshire +6 11 £730 +40.38%
East Midlands -2 11 £438 +34.61%
Leeds +10 10 £715 +36.84%
Berkshire -1 9 £475 +8.57%
West Midlands -1 9 £500 +12.67% 3
Poole - 8 £363 -
Dorset - 8 £363 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 7 £504 -16.00%
North West -18 7 £425 -31.17% 14
North East -26 6 £363 +16.93% 1
Tyne and Wear -36 6 £363 +16.93% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -39 6 £363 +12.40% 1
Birmingham - 6 £500 - 1
Bristol +9 5 £360 -7.69% 1
Northampton - 5 £456 -
Southampton - 5 £519 - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £456 -
Slough +9 4 £513 +13.25%
Nottinghamshire +1 4 £238 -47.22%
Oxford - 4 £508 -
Nottingham - 4 £238 -
Scotland +11 3 £300 -25.55% 1
Merseyside +1 3 £375 +7.14% 6
Manchester -2 3 £475 +3.82% 3

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 200 (55.25%) Information Security
2 151 (41.71%) Information Security Management
3 126 (34.81%) Management Information System
4 115 (31.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 109 (30.11%) CISSP
6 89 (24.59%) Risk Management
7 87 (24.03%) ISMS
8 83 (22.93%) ITIL
9 81 (22.38%) Security Cleared
10 73 (20.17%) CISM
11 63 (17.40%) Microsoft
11 63 (17.40%) SC Cleared
12 62 (17.13%) Firewall
13 60 (16.57%) Finance
14 57 (15.75%) PCI DSS
15 54 (14.92%) Cybersecurity
16 50 (13.81%) Penetration Testing
16 50 (13.81%) Windows
17 44 (12.15%) Data Protection
17 44 (12.15%) SIEM
18 43 (11.88%) Cisco
19 41 (11.33%) Change Management
19 41 (11.33%) VMware
20 39 (10.77%) Service Management
21 38 (10.50%) CISA
21 38 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
22 36 (9.94%) Active Directory
22 36 (9.94%) Oracle
22 36 (9.94%) Incident Management
23 35 (9.67%) Network Security

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 18 (4.97%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.31%) MQSeries
2 12 (3.31%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 11 (3.04%) Tuxedo
3 11 (3.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (2.76%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.49%) Apache
5 9 (2.49%) AquaLogic
5 9 (2.49%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (1.66%) JBoss
6 6 (1.66%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.10%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.10%) IIS
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.59%) MS Project
3 11 (3.04%) MS Office
4 6 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.49%) OpenText MBPM
2 6 (1.66%) HFM
3 5 (1.38%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (1.10%) BASE24
5 3 (0.83%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.83%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.55%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.25%) IaaS
2 4 (1.10%) Office 365
3 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.83%) PaaS
3 3 (0.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (17.13%) Firewall
2 35 (9.67%) Network Security
3 15 (4.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (4.14%) SSL
4 14 (3.87%) LAN
4 14 (3.87%) WAN
5 13 (3.59%) DNS
6 12 (3.31%) Internet
7 11 (3.04%) DHCP
8 9 (2.49%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (2.21%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.93%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (1.66%) LDAP
11 6 (1.66%) Wireless
12 5 (1.38%) SSH
12 5 (1.38%) VPN
13 4 (1.10%) VoIP
14 3 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.83%) CTI
14 3 (0.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (1.93%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.38%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (1.38%) RDBMS
3 5 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.10%) Big Data
4 4 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.10%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (0.83%) ActiveReports
5 3 (0.83%) MySQL
5 3 (0.83%) OLAP
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.55%) VersaTest
3 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (16.57%) Finance
2 18 (4.97%) Legal
3 13 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.31%) Banking
5 6 (1.66%) Law
6 5 (1.38%) Retail
7 3 (0.83%) Publishing
8 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 59 (16.30%) Security Manager
2 48 (13.26%) Consultant
3 47 (12.98%) Analyst
4 45 (12.43%) Architect
5 39 (10.77%) Security Consultant
6 37 (10.22%) Security Analyst
7 32 (8.84%) Information Manager
7 32 (8.84%) Information Security Manager
8 29 (8.01%) Security Architect
9 23 (6.35%) Information Analyst
10 22 (6.08%) Information Security Analyst
10 22 (6.08%) Project Manager
11 16 (4.42%) Information Security Consultant
12 15 (4.14%) Administrator
12 15 (4.14%) Security Project Manager
13 13 (3.59%) Security Officer
14 12 (3.31%) Security Engineer
15 11 (3.04%) Security Assurance Manager
16 10 (2.76%) Infrastructure Architect
16 10 (2.76%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.70%) Middleware
2 11 (3.04%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (2.49%) J2EE
4 2 (0.55%) .NET
4 2 (0.55%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.55%) Web Services
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) EDI
5 1 (0.28%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.28%) OpenID
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.28%) REST
5 1 (0.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 126 (34.81%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.25%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.14%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (3.87%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.31%) CESG
7 10 (2.76%) CMDB
7 10 (2.76%) PKI
8 9 (2.49%) Freedom of Information
9 8 (2.21%) Economics
10 6 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.38%) BYOD
11 5 (1.38%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.38%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.38%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.10%) EFT
12 4 (1.10%) NHS
13 3 (0.83%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.83%) Freedom of Information Act
13 3 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.81%) Windows
2 31 (8.56%) Unix
3 24 (6.63%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.97%) Linux
5 14 (3.87%) Solaris
6 11 (3.04%) AIX
6 11 (3.04%) OS/390
7 8 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.10%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.83%) CentOS
10 3 (0.83%) HPUX
11 2 (0.55%) Android
11 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (55.25%) Information Security
2 151 (41.71%) Information Security Management
3 89 (24.59%) Risk Management
4 87 (24.03%) ISMS
5 83 (22.93%) ITIL
6 54 (14.92%) Cybersecurity
7 50 (13.81%) Penetration Testing
8 44 (12.15%) Data Protection
8 44 (12.15%) SIEM
9 41 (11.33%) Change Management
10 39 (10.77%) Service Management
11 38 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (9.94%) Incident Management
13 35 (9.67%) Project Management
14 33 (9.12%) Vulnerability Management
15 32 (8.84%) Business Continuity
16 31 (8.56%) Security Architecture
17 30 (8.29%) Configuration Management
17 30 (8.29%) Information Assurance
18 29 (8.01%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.52%) Java
2 14 (3.87%) C
3 12 (3.31%) Perl
4 11 (3.04%) C++
5 9 (2.49%) SQL
6 3 (0.83%) Ruby
6 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.55%) Assembly Language
7 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.55%) Python
8 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (30.11%) CISSP
2 81 (22.38%) Security Cleared
3 73 (20.17%) CISM
4 63 (17.40%) SC Cleared
5 38 (10.50%) CISA
6 30 (8.29%) CRISC
7 27 (7.46%) Degree
8 19 (5.25%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (3.87%) MCSA
11 13 (3.59%) CCNP
12 11 (3.04%) BPSS Clearance
12 11 (3.04%) CCSP
13 8 (2.21%) CCDP
13 8 (2.21%) CESG Certified Professional
14 7 (1.93%) CCNA
14 7 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.66%) CEH
16 5 (1.38%) GSEC
16 5 (1.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (31.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (15.75%) PCI DSS
3 23 (6.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 17 (4.70%) COBIT
5 14 (3.87%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (2.76%) JSP 440
7 9 (2.49%) Government Security Classifications
7 9 (2.49%) SLA
8 7 (1.93%) QA
9 5 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (1.10%) GPG13
10 4 (1.10%) ISO22301
10 4 (1.10%) ISO27002
11 3 (0.83%) RMADS
12 2 (0.55%) BS25999
12 2 (0.55%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.55%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.28%) HMG Infosec
13 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 36 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.49%) vSphere
4 6 (1.66%) Docker
5 5 (1.38%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.55%) XenApp
8 1 (0.28%) Corosync
8 1 (0.28%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (2.21%) Puppet
3 7 (1.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (1.38%) Ansible
4 5 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.38%) SELinux
5 4 (1.10%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.83%) SCCM
6 3 (0.83%) SCOM
7 2 (0.55%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.28%) logstash
8 1 (0.28%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 63 (17.40%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.88%) Cisco
3 41 (11.33%) VMware
4 36 (9.94%) Oracle
5 32 (8.84%) CheckPoint
6 23 (6.35%) Intel Security
7 22 (6.08%) Symantec
8 15 (4.14%) HP
9 14 (3.87%) Citrix
9 14 (3.87%) IBM
10 13 (3.59%) Splunk
11 10 (2.76%) BMC
12 9 (2.49%) ArcSight
12 9 (2.49%) Axway
12 9 (2.49%) CA
12 9 (2.49%) Fujitsu
12 9 (2.49%) Lumension
12 9 (2.49%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.49%) Sun
13 6 (1.66%) Fortinet
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