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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 445 453 464
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11  
Contract jobs citing Security Management 139 162 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 103 88
Median daily rate £481 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £394
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.00% +111.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year -78.00% +111.64%  

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 34656 40979 39244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.30% 82.95% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23008 27240 24713
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £48.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 +25 59 £488 +6.84% 14
South East -3 26 £525 +16.66% 10
North West +29 21 £400 -15.78% 3
South West +5 12 £523 +39.33% 3
West Midlands +17 5 £363 - 1
East Midlands -8 5 £488 +31.75% 3
Midlands +12 4 £550 -12.00%
East of England -15 4 £500 +28.20% 5
Yorkshire +12 3 £450 +12.50%
Security Management
UK

Security Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 177 (59.20%) Information Security
2 111 (37.12%) Information Security Management
3 109 (36.45%) Management Information System
4 92 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 78 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 78 (26.09%) Risk Management
6 66 (22.07%) SC Cleared
7 65 (21.74%) ISMS
8 60 (20.07%) Finance
9 58 (19.40%) CISSP
10 53 (17.73%) ITIL
11 47 (15.72%) Microsoft
12 46 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
13 44 (14.72%) Cybersecurity
14 42 (14.05%) CISM
15 41 (13.71%) Firewall
16 39 (13.04%) Security Architecture
17 36 (12.04%) Windows
18 35 (11.71%) Project Management
19 34 (11.37%) CISA
19 34 (11.37%) Banking
20 33 (11.04%) Data Protection
21 31 (10.37%) Risk Assessment
22 30 (10.03%) Business Continuity
22 30 (10.03%) Oracle
23 29 (9.70%) PCI DSS
24 28 (9.36%) Incident Management
25 27 (9.03%) Unix
25 27 (9.03%) Network Security
25 27 (9.03%) SIEM

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 11 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (2.01%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.67%) IIS
3 5 (1.67%) nginx
3 5 (1.67%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.00%) Alfresco
4 3 (1.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.67%) CMS
5 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.67%) MS Project
3 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) MS Office
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.34%) HFM
2 6 (2.01%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.34%) BASE24
5 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.67%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.35%) IaaS
3 12 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.68%) PaaS
5 5 (1.67%) GitHub
5 5 (1.67%) SaaS
6 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.67%) Office 365
8 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.71%) Firewall
2 27 (9.03%) Network Security
3 14 (4.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (3.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (3.34%) DNS
5 10 (3.34%) LDAP
6 9 (3.01%) LAN
6 9 (3.01%) WAN
7 7 (2.34%) Internet
7 7 (2.34%) SSL
7 7 (2.34%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.01%) SAN
8 6 (2.01%) Wireless
9 5 (1.67%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.67%) Skype
9 5 (1.67%) VPN
10 3 (1.00%) HTTP
10 3 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.67%) DHCP
11 2 (0.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.35%) Oracle Database
3 13 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.68%) GIS
4 11 (3.68%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.01%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (1.34%) NonStop SQL
7 4 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.34%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.00%) Big Data
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.33%) OLAP
10 1 (0.33%) OLTP
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Bitbucket
1 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.67%) Bower
3 2 (0.67%) JIRA
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.67%) VersaTest
3 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (20.07%) Finance
2 34 (11.37%) Banking
3 19 (6.35%) Legal
4 14 (4.68%) Financial Institution
4 14 (4.68%) Retail
5 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.00%) Local Government
6 3 (1.00%) Publishing
6 3 (1.00%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Law
7 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 55 (18.39%) Consultant
2 45 (15.05%) Architect
3 38 (12.71%) Security Manager
4 37 (12.37%) Security Consultant
5 28 (9.36%) Security Architect
6 27 (9.03%) Analyst
7 21 (7.02%) Security Officer
8 17 (5.69%) Information Manager
8 17 (5.69%) Information Security Manager
8 17 (5.69%) Security Analyst
9 15 (5.02%) Developer
10 14 (4.68%) Administrator
11 13 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
11 13 (4.35%) Project Manager
12 11 (3.68%) Information Security Officer
12 11 (3.68%) Security Assurance Manager
12 11 (3.68%) Security Engineer
13 10 (3.34%) Information Analyst
13 10 (3.34%) Information Security Analyst
13 10 (3.34%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.01%) Web Services
2 11 (3.68%) XML
3 10 (3.34%) .NET
4 7 (2.34%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (1.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (1.34%) Middleware
7 2 (0.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.67%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.33%) MDX
8 1 (0.33%) Node.js
8 1 (0.33%) OAuth
8 1 (0.33%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.33%) OpenID
8 1 (0.33%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.33%) RESTful
8 1 (0.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 109 (36.45%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.01%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (2.68%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (2.34%) CMDB
7 6 (2.01%) CESG
7 6 (2.01%) Clustering
7 6 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.01%) PKI
8 5 (1.67%) BYOD
8 5 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.34%) EFT
10 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.00%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.67%) EMC VMAX
11 2 (0.67%) Equities
11 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.67%) PMI
11 2 (0.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.04%) Windows
2 27 (9.03%) Unix
3 18 (6.02%) Linux
4 8 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.67%) CentOS
6 5 (1.67%) CoreOS
6 5 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.34%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.00%) AIX
8 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.67%) Solaris
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (59.20%) Information Security
2 111 (37.12%) Information Security Management
3 78 (26.09%) Risk Management
4 65 (21.74%) ISMS
5 53 (17.73%) ITIL
6 46 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 44 (14.72%) Cybersecurity
8 39 (13.04%) Security Architecture
9 35 (11.71%) Project Management
10 33 (11.04%) Data Protection
11 31 (10.37%) Risk Assessment
12 30 (10.03%) Business Continuity
13 28 (9.36%) Incident Management
14 27 (9.03%) SIEM
15 26 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (8.70%) Data Security
16 24 (8.03%) Change Management
16 24 (8.03%) Internal Audit
17 21 (7.02%) Information Assurance
18 20 (6.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.02%) SQL
2 6 (2.01%) C#
3 5 (1.67%) Go
3 5 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.00%) C
4 3 (1.00%) Java
5 2 (0.67%) C++
5 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 78 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 66 (22.07%) SC Cleared
3 58 (19.40%) CISSP
4 42 (14.05%) CISM
5 34 (11.37%) CISA
6 17 (5.69%) Degree
7 14 (4.68%) CRISC
8 11 (3.68%) CESG Certified Professional
8 11 (3.68%) CLAS
9 10 (3.34%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.34%) CEH
11 7 (2.34%) PCI QSA
12 6 (2.01%) MCSA
12 6 (2.01%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.67%) SANS
14 4 (1.34%) CISMP
14 4 (1.34%) ISEB
14 4 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (9.70%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.68%) COBIT
3 8 (2.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (2.34%) ISO27002
4 7 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.01%) Data Quality
5 6 (2.01%) QA
5 6 (2.01%) RMADS
6 5 (1.67%) GDPR
6 5 (1.67%) Government Security Classifications
7 4 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.34%) ISO22301
7 4 (1.34%) JSP 440
7 4 (1.34%) PMO
7 4 (1.34%) SLA
8 2 (0.67%) BS25999
8 2 (0.67%) GPG13
8 2 (0.67%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (8.03%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.01%) BitLocker
3 6 (2.01%) Docker
4 5 (1.67%) Corosync
4 5 (1.67%) Squid
5 4 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.67%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (1.67%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (1.67%) Pacemaker
2 5 (1.67%) Puppet
2 5 (1.67%) Sysdig
3 4 (1.34%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.00%) SCOM
5 2 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.67%) SmoothWall
5 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.33%) SCCM
6 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.03%) Oracle
3 25 (8.36%) Cisco
4 20 (6.69%) CheckPoint
4 20 (6.69%) VMware
5 16 (5.35%) Symantec
6 14 (4.68%) Intel Security
7 11 (3.68%) HP
7 11 (3.68%) Splunk
8 9 (3.01%) Citrix
9 8 (2.68%) BMC
9 8 (2.68%) CA
9 8 (2.68%) Dell
9 8 (2.68%) Juniper
10 7 (2.34%) ArcSight
10 7 (2.34%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.01%) Hyperion
12 5 (1.67%) Aruba
13 4 (1.34%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.34%) Red Hat
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