Period
to 17 October 2019

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 October 2019 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 467 586 578
Rank change year-on-year +119 -8 -22
Contract jobs citing Security Management 342 299 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 158 180
England median daily rate £500 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +1.74% -
10th Percentile £256 £212 £213
90th Percentile £716 £688 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £451 £435
% change year-on-year +10.99% +3.56% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
England median hourly rate £49.40 £19.39 £13.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.84% +39.41% -56.29%
10th Percentile £18.06 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £80.55 £57.50 £17.30
UK median hourly rate £49.40 £19.39 £13.91
% change year-on-year +154.84% +39.41% -56.29%

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 67,431 81,888 78,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.73% 86.83% 86.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,785 54,649 52,660
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £644 £630
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,983 2,203 1,882
England median hourly rate £24.35 £21.00 £24.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.98% -15.05% +9.84%
10th Percentile £11.77 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £24.87
% change year-on-year +17.07% -17.57% +10.53%

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 October 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 October 2019. 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 +122 173 £500 +5.26% 33
South East +28 73 £520 +15.56% 26
South West +19 35 £581 +44.95% 17
North of England +25 27 £313 -51.92% 13
North West +31 18 £375 -21.05% 11
East of England +25 18 £375 +7.14% 9
Midlands +38 15 £450 +5.88% 12
Yorkshire +25 9 £243 -64.07% 1
West Midlands +25 9 £413 -2.94% 10
East Midlands +36 6 £463 -11.90% 2
Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 236 (69.01%) Information Security
2 182 (53.22%) Information Security Management
3 150 (43.86%) ISMS
4 118 (34.50%) Management Information System
5 95 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 89 (26.02%) Law
6 89 (26.02%) Sony
7 80 (23.39%) Finance
8 77 (22.51%) Windows
9 73 (21.35%) Office 365
10 72 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 68 (19.88%) Active Directory
12 64 (18.71%) Firewall
13 62 (18.13%) Risk Management
14 60 (17.54%) AWS
15 57 (16.67%) Azure
16 55 (16.08%) ITIL
17 50 (14.62%) CISSP
18 44 (12.87%) CISM
19 43 (12.57%) VMware
19 43 (12.57%) Linux
20 42 (12.28%) Security Cleared
21 41 (11.99%) Cybersecurity
22 40 (11.70%) Security Operations
23 38 (11.11%) SQL
24 36 (10.53%) Splunk
25 33 (9.65%) Legal
25 33 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
25 33 (9.65%) NIST
26 32 (9.36%) Windows Server 2012

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 28 (8.19%) MS Exchange
2 27 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.75%) Apache
6 5 (1.46%) Confluence
6 5 (1.46%) nginx
7 3 (0.88%) IIS
8 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.58%) CMS
8 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.29%) Kentico
Applications
1 26 (7.60%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.17%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.29%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 73 (21.35%) Office 365
2 60 (17.54%) AWS
3 57 (16.67%) Azure
4 20 (5.85%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (4.68%) Amazon S3
6 11 (3.22%) SaaS
7 8 (2.34%) PaaS
8 7 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (2.05%) Amazon ECS
8 7 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (2.05%) CloudFront
8 7 (2.05%) IaaS
8 7 (2.05%) Route 53
8 7 (2.05%) Serverless
8 7 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.17%) GCP
9 4 (1.17%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) GitHub
10 2 (0.58%) npm
11 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 64 (18.71%) Firewall
2 21 (6.14%) Network Security
3 19 (5.56%) VPN
4 12 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (3.51%) NaaS
4 12 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.22%) NetScaler
6 7 (2.05%) SSL
6 7 (2.05%) VLAN
7 6 (1.75%) LAN
7 6 (1.75%) WAN
8 5 (1.46%) DNS
9 4 (1.17%) HTTP
9 4 (1.17%) IPsec
10 3 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.88%) SAN
11 2 (0.58%) DHCP
11 2 (0.58%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.58%) Internet
11 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.05%) MySQL
3 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.58%) Apache Kudu
4 2 (0.58%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (0.58%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.58%) HBase
4 2 (0.58%) Impala
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.46%) JIRA
3 4 (1.17%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.58%) AppScan
4 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.58%) MSTest
4 2 (0.58%) NUnit
4 2 (0.58%) Selenium
4 2 (0.58%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Code
4 2 (0.58%) webpack
5 1 (0.29%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.29%) Maven
General
1 89 (26.02%) Law
2 80 (23.39%) Finance
3 33 (9.65%) Legal
4 18 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 15 (4.39%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.22%) Retail
7 10 (2.92%) Banking
8 6 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.46%) Electronics
9 5 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.46%) Marketing
10 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.29%) Police
Job Titles
1 106 (30.99%) Analyst
2 38 (11.11%) Architect
3 37 (10.82%) Support Analyst
4 35 (10.23%) Service Analyst
5 33 (9.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 29 (8.48%) Security Architect
7 26 (7.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 25 (7.31%) Administrator
8 25 (7.31%) Security Manager
9 24 (7.02%) Security Analyst
10 22 (6.43%) Desktop Support
11 21 (6.14%) Consultant
12 18 (5.26%) Security Consultant
13 16 (4.68%) Head of Security
13 16 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (4.68%) Infrastructure Support
13 16 (4.68%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 15 (4.39%) Information Manager
15 13 (3.80%) Information Security Manager
15 13 (3.80%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.92%) Web Services
2 7 (2.05%) .NET
2 7 (2.05%) HTML
2 7 (2.05%) LDAP
2 7 (2.05%) Middleware
3 6 (1.75%) CSS
3 6 (1.75%) Node.js
3 6 (1.75%) REST
3 6 (1.75%) SOAP
4 4 (1.17%) Ajax
4 4 (1.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.17%) JSON
4 4 (1.17%) OpenID
4 4 (1.17%) RESTful
4 4 (1.17%) SailPoint
4 4 (1.17%) Sass
4 4 (1.17%) XML
5 3 (0.88%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 118 (34.50%) Management Information System
2 33 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.85%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.97%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.80%) PKI
6 12 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (2.34%) CESG
8 7 (2.05%) Replication
9 6 (1.75%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.17%) CCTV
11 4 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.17%) EPoS
11 4 (1.17%) FMCG
11 4 (1.17%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (1.17%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.17%) User Experience
12 3 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.88%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (22.51%) Windows
2 43 (12.57%) Linux
3 32 (9.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (7.31%) Windows Server
5 24 (7.02%) Unix
5 24 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 16 (4.68%) Windows 10
7 16 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (4.09%) Windows XP
9 12 (3.51%) Windows 7
10 9 (2.63%) CentOS
11 7 (2.05%) SUSE
12 4 (1.17%) Debian
12 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.17%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.17%) VMS
13 2 (0.58%) Android
13 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (69.01%) Information Security
2 182 (53.22%) Information Security Management
3 150 (43.86%) ISMS
4 62 (18.13%) Risk Management
5 55 (16.08%) ITIL
6 41 (11.99%) Cybersecurity
7 40 (11.70%) Security Operations
8 30 (8.77%) Security Architecture
9 29 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (8.48%) SIEM
9 29 (8.48%) Vulnerability Management
10 28 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (7.02%) Change Management
11 24 (7.02%) Problem Management
12 23 (6.73%) Identity Management
13 20 (5.85%) OWASP
13 20 (5.85%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
15 17 (4.97%) Threat Intelligence
16 16 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.11%) SQL
2 26 (7.60%) Java
3 14 (4.09%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.09%) Python
4 13 (3.80%) C
5 9 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.34%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.17%) C#
7 4 (1.17%) Perl
8 3 (0.88%) PHP
8 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.58%) Scala
9 2 (0.58%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.29%) ES6
10 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (14.62%) CISSP
2 44 (12.87%) CISM
3 42 (12.28%) Security Cleared
4 30 (8.77%) SC Cleared
5 22 (6.43%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (4.97%) Degree
7 16 (4.68%) CCNA
7 16 (4.68%) CISA
7 16 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (4.09%) MCITP
8 14 (4.09%) MCSA
8 14 (4.09%) SANS
9 11 (3.22%) CRISC
10 9 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (2.63%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.34%) ISEB
11 8 (2.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 7 (2.05%) CISMP
12 7 (2.05%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (9.65%) NIST
3 24 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 17 (4.97%) GDPR
5 14 (4.09%) COBIT
5 14 (4.09%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (3.51%) PCI DSS
7 8 (2.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (2.05%) SLA
9 6 (1.75%) ISO 31000
10 5 (1.46%) RMADS
11 4 (1.17%) GPG13
11 4 (1.17%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.58%) COSO
12 2 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.58%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.58%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.58%) NCSC
12 2 (0.58%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 68 (19.88%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.85%) Hyper-V
2 20 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.26%) Docker
4 14 (4.09%) XenDesktop
5 13 (3.80%) XenApp
6 12 (3.51%) vSphere
7 5 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.17%) OpenAM
8 4 (1.17%) OpenDJ
8 4 (1.17%) OpenIDM
8 4 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.58%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.58%) HDFS
9 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (6.14%) SCCM
2 16 (4.68%) Nessus
2 16 (4.68%) SCOM
3 15 (4.39%) Kubernetes
3 15 (4.39%) Terraform
4 13 (3.80%) WSUS
5 10 (2.92%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (2.05%) SELinux
7 6 (1.75%) Ansible
7 6 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.17%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (0.88%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.58%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.58%) WebInspect
11 1 (0.29%) CSIRT
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.29%) Nagios
11 1 (0.29%) Puppet
11 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 95 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 89 (26.02%) Sony
3 43 (12.57%) VMware
4 36 (10.53%) Splunk
5 21 (6.14%) Adobe
6 20 (5.85%) Cisco
7 16 (4.68%) Citrix
8 13 (3.80%) Ivanti
9 12 (3.51%) F5
9 12 (3.51%) Qualys
10 11 (3.22%) Meraki
10 11 (3.22%) Oracle
11 10 (2.92%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.63%) Palo Alto
12 9 (2.63%) SAP
13 8 (2.34%) Symantec
14 6 (1.75%) Google
14 6 (1.75%) IBM
14 6 (1.75%) Okta
15 5 (1.46%) CyberArk