Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Administrator was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 622 587 590
Rank change year-on-year -35 +3 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Administrator 10 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.065% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.068% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 21
London median daily rate £331 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.06% +13.33% +141.94%
10th Percentile £222 £350 £208
90th Percentile £514 £488 £475
England median daily rate £295 £425 £370
% change year-on-year -30.59% +14.86% +115.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £22.50
England median hourly rate £13.22 - £17.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44252 42345 44555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.99% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 30120 31401
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 553 693
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Security Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Administrator in London

Security Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Administrator in London

Security Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Administrator in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Administrator in London

Security Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Administrator in London

Security Administrator
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Administrator within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London -7 5 £388 -4.26%
South London - 1 £275 -
Security Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Security Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Security Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Splunk
3 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (20.00%) CyberArk
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) SLA
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Nagios
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (10.00%) XML

Security Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (10.00%) International Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) CCTV
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (10.00%) BCP
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (10.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) CyberArk
2 2 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Tripwire