Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 519 511
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 +41
Contract jobs citing Security Management 358 372 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.45% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 269 257
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £713 £593
UK median daily rate £460 £460 £450
% change year-on-year - +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 2
England median hourly rate £13.91 £36.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.38% -17.71% +17.45%
10th Percentile £11.28 £12.63 £41.63
90th Percentile £17.30 £47.25 £44.88
UK median hourly rate £13.91 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -61.38% -17.71% +17.45%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80039 82853 86098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.68% 84.20% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 53826 55230 56760
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1870 2132 2519
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 126 £460 -4.91% 17
South East -6 83 £475 +4.40% 11
North of England +38 51 £450 - 11
East of England 0 36 £475 +40.74% 3
Midlands +20 34 £435 -14.29% 1
North West +25 32 £400 -15.79% 4
West Midlands +25 25 £455 -18.20%
South West -7 23 £500 +27.80% 4
Yorkshire +29 18 £500 -27.27% 6
East Midlands -8 9 £331 -29.33% 1
North East +42 1 £426 +93.41% 1
Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 219 (61.17%) Information Security
2 157 (43.85%) Information Security Management
3 117 (32.68%) Management Information System
4 106 (29.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 105 (29.33%) ISMS
6 83 (23.18%) ITIL
7 76 (21.23%) CISSP
8 70 (19.55%) Finance
9 65 (18.16%) Security Cleared
10 64 (17.88%) Windows
11 63 (17.60%) Risk Management
12 55 (15.36%) CISM
13 51 (14.25%) Project Management
14 50 (13.97%) Firewall
15 45 (12.57%) Cybersecurity
16 44 (12.29%) Linux
17 43 (12.01%) PCI DSS
18 42 (11.73%) Security Architecture
19 40 (11.17%) Microsoft
20 39 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
21 38 (10.61%) CISA
21 38 (10.61%) Risk Assessment
22 37 (10.34%) Service Management
23 36 (10.06%) SIEM
24 35 (9.78%) SC Cleared
24 35 (9.78%) Banking
24 35 (9.78%) Active Directory
24 35 (9.78%) GDPR
25 33 (9.22%) Degree
25 33 (9.22%) Business Continuity

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 16 (4.47%) IIS
2 15 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (1.40%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.40%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.12%) Apache
4 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) nginx
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (5.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.12%) CINEMA 4D
5 4 (1.12%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.96%) SAP GRC
2 4 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.12%) HFM
2 4 (1.12%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.56%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.87%) Office 365
3 16 (4.47%) PaaS
4 12 (3.35%) IaaS
5 6 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.68%) GitHub
5 6 (1.68%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.97%) Firewall
2 19 (5.31%) LAN
2 19 (5.31%) Network Security
3 18 (5.03%) WAN
4 16 (4.47%) VPN
5 15 (4.19%) DNS
6 12 (3.35%) SSL
7 11 (3.07%) SAN
8 9 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (2.23%) DHCP
9 8 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (2.23%) VLAN
10 7 (1.96%) Internet
11 6 (1.68%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.68%) VoIP
12 5 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (1.40%) NAS
12 5 (1.40%) Skype
12 5 (1.40%) SMS
13 4 (1.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.63%) DB2
2 13 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.35%) MongoDB
3 12 (3.35%) MySQL
4 11 (3.07%) DB2 UDB
5 10 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (2.51%) GIS
7 8 (2.23%) Big Data
7 8 (2.23%) SAP HANA
8 5 (1.40%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.12%) Essbase
9 4 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.84%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.56%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.56%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.56%) GitLab
4 2 (0.56%) JIRA
4 2 (0.56%) Maven
4 2 (0.56%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) git-flow
General
1 70 (19.55%) Finance
2 35 (9.78%) Banking
3 31 (8.66%) Legal
4 26 (7.26%) Retail
5 12 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.51%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.68%) Marketing
8 5 (1.40%) Advertising
9 4 (1.12%) Local Government
10 3 (0.84%) Automotive
10 3 (0.84%) Law
10 3 (0.84%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.56%) International Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (18.44%) Consultant
2 56 (15.64%) Security Consultant
3 50 (13.97%) Analyst
4 34 (9.50%) Security Manager
5 29 (8.10%) Architect
6 26 (7.26%) Security Analyst
7 23 (6.42%) Security Architect
8 22 (6.15%) Security Engineer
9 20 (5.59%) Security Officer
10 19 (5.31%) Administrator
10 19 (5.31%) Information Security Consultant
11 18 (5.03%) IT Manager
12 13 (3.63%) IT Analyst
13 12 (3.35%) DBA
13 12 (3.35%) IT Security Manager
13 12 (3.35%) Project Manager
13 12 (3.35%) Senior Consultant
13 12 (3.35%) Senior Security Consultant
14 10 (2.79%) Information Manager
14 10 (2.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.07%) YAML
2 6 (1.68%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.84%) LAMP
3 3 (0.84%) Node.js
3 3 (0.84%) Web Services
4 2 (0.56%) JSON
4 2 (0.56%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.28%) HTML
5 1 (0.28%) Memcached
5 1 (0.28%) OAuth
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.28%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 117 (32.68%) Management Information System
2 39 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.26%) CESG
4 12 (3.35%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.51%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.23%) PKI
7 5 (1.40%) BYOD
7 5 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.12%) Blog
8 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.12%) Replication
8 4 (1.12%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.84%) Clustering
9 3 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (0.84%) FMCG
9 3 (0.84%) PMI
9 3 (0.84%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 64 (17.88%) Windows
2 44 (12.29%) Linux
3 24 (6.70%) Unix
4 17 (4.75%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.19%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.51%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.56%) zOS
12 1 (0.28%) AIX
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (61.17%) Information Security
2 157 (43.85%) Information Security Management
3 105 (29.33%) ISMS
4 83 (23.18%) ITIL
5 63 (17.60%) Risk Management
6 51 (14.25%) Project Management
7 45 (12.57%) Cybersecurity
8 42 (11.73%) Security Architecture
9 38 (10.61%) Risk Assessment
10 37 (10.34%) Service Management
11 36 (10.06%) SIEM
12 33 (9.22%) Business Continuity
13 32 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (8.38%) Security Operations
15 29 (8.10%) Change Management
16 28 (7.82%) Internal Audit
16 28 (7.82%) Vulnerability Management
17 26 (7.26%) Data Protection
18 25 (6.98%) Incident Management
18 25 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.70%) SQL
2 17 (4.75%) Python
3 14 (3.91%) Bash Shell
4 13 (3.63%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.23%) Java
6 7 (1.96%) Korn
6 7 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.40%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.56%) C
8 2 (0.56%) COBOL
8 2 (0.56%) VB
8 2 (0.56%) VBScript
9 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.28%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (21.23%) CISSP
2 65 (18.16%) Security Cleared
3 55 (15.36%) CISM
4 38 (10.61%) CISA
5 35 (9.78%) SC Cleared
6 33 (9.22%) Degree
7 21 (5.87%) DV Cleared
8 13 (3.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (3.07%) CESG Certified Professional
9 11 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (2.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 9 (2.51%) IISP
12 7 (1.96%) CCIE
12 7 (1.96%) PCI QSA
13 6 (1.68%) CCNA
13 6 (1.68%) CCNP
14 5 (1.40%) CLAS
15 4 (1.12%) CISMP
15 4 (1.12%) CRISC
15 4 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (29.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (12.01%) PCI DSS
3 35 (9.78%) GDPR
4 22 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 19 (5.31%) COBIT
5 19 (5.31%) SLA
6 13 (3.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 13 (3.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (2.51%) RMADS
8 8 (2.23%) ISO 9001
8 8 (2.23%) QA
9 6 (1.68%) ISO 31000
10 5 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.84%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.56%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.56%) PMO
14 1 (0.28%) CESG Infosec
14 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 35 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.51%) BitLocker
4 8 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.84%) Docker
5 3 (0.84%) iptables
5 3 (0.84%) Postfix
5 3 (0.84%) Samba
5 3 (0.84%) Squid
6 2 (0.56%) RACF
6 2 (0.56%) Snort
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.56%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.56%) Xen
6 2 (0.56%) XenApp
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (3.07%) Ansible
2 9 (2.51%) SCCM
3 8 (2.23%) SCOM
4 7 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.68%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.12%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (1.12%) Puppet
7 3 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.84%) Nessus
7 3 (0.84%) Nmap
7 3 (0.84%) RSA Archer
7 3 (0.84%) WSUS
8 2 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.56%) QRadar
8 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.56%) zSecure
9 1 (0.28%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.28%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 40 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.66%) VMware
3 29 (8.10%) Cisco
4 26 (7.26%) Oracle
5 18 (5.03%) HP
5 18 (5.03%) Qualys
6 15 (4.19%) SAP
7 14 (3.91%) AlienVault
7 14 (3.91%) IBM
8 12 (3.35%) CheckPoint
9 11 (3.07%) Splunk
10 10 (2.79%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.23%) McAfee
12 7 (1.96%) Citrix
13 4 (1.12%) Adobe
13 4 (1.12%) CA
13 4 (1.12%) Hyperion
13 4 (1.12%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.12%) Sybase
14 3 (0.84%) ArcSight