The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Management
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 461 442 442
Rank change year-on-year -19 0  
Contract jobs citing Security Management 121 193 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.47% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 139 79
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £441
% change year-on-year +5.55% +1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £17.17 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.17 £28.10
% change year-on-year - -38.91%  

Security Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35981 41220 41210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.49% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23640 27663 26906
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 964 1142
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Security Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in England

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Management in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Management in England

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Management in England

Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Management in England

Security Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
London +12 35 £475 -13.63% 10
South East +26 31 £500 +11.11% 12
North West +5 18 £319 -27.55% 6
East of England -9 15 £475 +8.50% 7
West Midlands +19 7 £300 -42.85% 4
South West -4 7 £525 -4.54% 4
Yorkshire +21 4 £250 - 4
East Midlands -13 3 £820 +45.13% 2
Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 161 (61.69%) Information Security
2 100 (38.31%) Information Security Management
3 85 (32.57%) Management Information System
4 79 (30.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 70 (26.82%) ISMS
6 60 (22.99%) Finance
7 56 (21.46%) Microsoft
8 55 (21.07%) Windows
9 51 (19.54%) Risk Management
10 47 (18.01%) Banking
10 47 (18.01%) Security Cleared
11 46 (17.62%) ITIL
12 38 (14.56%) Security Architecture
12 38 (14.56%) Cybersecurity
13 37 (14.18%) SC Cleared
13 37 (14.18%) Risk Assessment
14 35 (13.41%) Firewall
14 35 (13.41%) CISSP
15 34 (13.03%) Cisco
16 32 (12.26%) Active Directory
17 31 (11.88%) SQL Server
17 31 (11.88%) Project Management
18 30 (11.49%) Linux
18 30 (11.49%) SIEM
19 29 (11.11%) PCI DSS
20 28 (10.73%) Internal Audit
21 27 (10.34%) CISM
21 27 (10.34%) Legal
21 27 (10.34%) Data Protection
22 26 (9.96%) Amazon AWS

Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (3.07%) IIS
4 7 (2.68%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.92%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.15%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.15%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.15%) Confluence
6 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.77%) CMS
7 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.53%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.38%) HFM
4 1 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.66%) PaaS
3 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.45%) Office 365
5 8 (3.07%) IaaS
5 8 (3.07%) SaaS
6 7 (2.68%) GitHub
7 3 (1.15%) Bluemix
7 3 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (1.15%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.41%) Firewall
2 19 (7.28%) LAN
2 19 (7.28%) WAN
3 17 (6.51%) Network Security
4 15 (5.75%) DNS
5 13 (4.98%) VPN
6 11 (4.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (3.45%) SSL
8 7 (2.68%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (2.30%) Internet
9 6 (2.30%) LDAP
9 6 (2.30%) NetScaler
9 6 (2.30%) Wireless
10 5 (1.92%) SAN
10 5 (1.92%) Skype
11 4 (1.53%) DMZ
11 4 (1.53%) Intranet
11 4 (1.53%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.45%) GIS
3 9 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.92%) Big Data
5 5 (1.92%) DB2
5 5 (1.92%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.92%) SAP HANA
6 4 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.53%) MySQL
7 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Bitbucket
1 5 (1.92%) JIRA
2 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.77%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.77%) Bower
3 2 (0.77%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.77%) GitLab
3 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.77%) Maven
3 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 60 (22.99%) Finance
2 47 (18.01%) Banking
3 27 (10.34%) Legal
4 23 (8.81%) Retail
5 10 (3.83%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.53%) Local Government
8 3 (1.15%) Law
8 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.15%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (25.67%) Consultant
2 45 (17.24%) Security Consultant
3 39 (14.94%) Architect
4 28 (10.73%) Analyst
4 28 (10.73%) Security Architect
5 18 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
5 18 (6.90%) Security Officer
6 17 (6.51%) Security Manager
7 16 (6.13%) Security Analyst
8 14 (5.36%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.36%) Security Engineer
9 13 (4.98%) Administrator
9 13 (4.98%) AWS Architect
9 13 (4.98%) Cloud Architect
9 13 (4.98%) IT Consultant
10 12 (4.60%) IT Security Consultant
11 10 (3.83%) Cloud Consultant
11 10 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.45%) AWS Consultant
12 9 (3.45%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.60%) Regular Expression
2 10 (3.83%) Web Services
3 9 (3.45%) .NET
3 9 (3.45%) XML
4 6 (2.30%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.30%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (1.92%) YAML
6 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.77%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.38%) MDX
7 1 (0.38%) Node.js
7 1 (0.38%) OAuth
7 1 (0.38%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.38%) OpenID
7 1 (0.38%) RESTful
7 1 (0.38%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.38%) SAML
7 1 (0.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (32.57%) Management Information System
2 17 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.45%) Clustering
3 9 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.07%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (3.07%) PKI
5 7 (2.68%) CESG
6 5 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.53%) PMI
7 4 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.15%) FMCG
8 3 (1.15%) Replication
9 2 (0.77%) Blog
9 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.07%) Windows
2 30 (11.49%) Linux
3 18 (6.90%) Unix
4 16 (6.13%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.92%) CoreOS
8 4 (1.53%) AIX
8 4 (1.53%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (61.69%) Information Security
2 100 (38.31%) Information Security Management
3 70 (26.82%) ISMS
4 51 (19.54%) Risk Management
5 46 (17.62%) ITIL
6 38 (14.56%) Cybersecurity
6 38 (14.56%) Security Architecture
7 37 (14.18%) Risk Assessment
8 31 (11.88%) Project Management
9 30 (11.49%) SIEM
10 28 (10.73%) Internal Audit
11 27 (10.34%) Data Protection
12 24 (9.20%) Security Operations
13 20 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (7.66%) Information Assurance
13 20 (7.66%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (6.90%) Change Management
15 17 (6.51%) Data Analysis
16 16 (6.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.75%) SQL
2 5 (1.92%) C#
2 5 (1.92%) Go
2 5 (1.92%) Python
2 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.77%) C
6 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.38%) C++
6 1 (0.38%) Java
6 1 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 47 (18.01%) Security Cleared
2 37 (14.18%) SC Cleared
3 35 (13.41%) CISSP
4 27 (10.34%) CISM
5 19 (7.28%) CISA
6 18 (6.90%) Degree
7 10 (3.83%) CESG Certified Professional
8 8 (3.07%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.68%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 6 (2.30%) CLAS
10 6 (2.30%) ISEB
10 6 (2.30%) SANS
11 5 (1.92%) CCDP
11 5 (1.92%) CCNP
11 5 (1.92%) CCSP
11 5 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.92%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.53%) CEH
12 4 (1.53%) Master's Degree
12 4 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (30.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 17 (6.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 15 (5.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (5.36%) COBIT
6 12 (4.60%) SLA
7 8 (3.07%) GDPR
8 6 (2.30%) JSP 440
8 6 (2.30%) PMO
8 6 (2.30%) RMADS
9 5 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (1.92%) QA
10 4 (1.53%) ISO 22301
10 4 (1.53%) NIST 800
11 3 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.77%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.38%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 32 (12.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.15%) Docker
5 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (2.68%) SCOM
3 5 (1.92%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.92%) Sysdig
4 4 (1.53%) Ansible
5 3 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.15%) SCCM
5 3 (1.15%) SmoothWall
6 2 (0.77%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.38%) Puppet
7 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (21.46%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.03%) Cisco
3 20 (7.66%) Oracle
4 19 (7.28%) Splunk
5 15 (5.75%) CheckPoint
5 15 (5.75%) Citrix
6 13 (4.98%) SAP
7 12 (4.60%) McAfee
7 12 (4.60%) VMware
8 11 (4.21%) IBM
9 10 (3.83%) Juniper
10 7 (2.68%) HP
11 6 (2.30%) Aruba
11 6 (2.30%) CA
11 6 (2.30%) Symantec
12 5 (1.92%) Dell
12 5 (1.92%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.15%) Sybase
14 2 (0.77%) JD Edwards
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