Period
to 22 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Administrator was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Administrator
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 225 232
Rank change year-on-year -20 +7 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Security Administrator 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.072% 0.016% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.017% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
City of London median daily rate £413 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -13.89% +119.51%
10th Percentile £369 £369 £425
90th Percentile £504 £406 £475
Central London median daily rate £413 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +6.45% -13.89% +119.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,575 5,970 6,337
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 95.92% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,194 4,574 5,066
City of London median daily rate £500 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £300
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 69 84
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.77 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -11.12% +1.96%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.52 £11.33
90th Percentile £33.90 £30.07 £43.02
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -15.00% +3.53%

Security Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Security Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Security Administrator in the City of London

Security Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Administrator in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Administrator in the City of London

Security Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Administrator in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Administrator in the City of London

Security Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, Security Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Security Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) PACS
2 2 (40.00%) Opsware
2 2 (40.00%) CyberArk
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) RSA Archer
2 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint

Security Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (40.00%) PACS
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CyberArk
1 2 (40.00%) Hitachi
1 2 (40.00%) Opsware
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto