The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 241 175
Rank change year-on-year +34 -66  
Contract jobs citing Security Management 31 36 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.41% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.50% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 27
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £330 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.55% +4.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6342 7222 7635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.03% 81.98% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3718 4417 4412
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Management in the South East

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Management in the South East

Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Management in the South East

Security Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire +21 12 £550 +22.22% 2
Surrey +4 6 £450 -5.26% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £443 -1.66% 1
Hampshire -1 3 £475 +5.55% 2
Oxfordshire -11 2 £450 -14.28%
West Sussex +15 1 £475 +11.76% 1
Middlesex - 1 £475 -
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 21 (36.84%) Information Security
2 19 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 16 (28.07%) Cisco
3 16 (28.07%) Oracle
3 16 (28.07%) Management Information System
3 16 (28.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (28.07%) ISMS
4 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
4 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
4 14 (24.56%) Windows
5 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
6 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 12 (21.05%) Splunk
6 12 (21.05%) Regular Expression
7 11 (19.30%) SIEM
7 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
7 11 (19.30%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (19.30%) Threat Management
7 11 (19.30%) Data Security
8 10 (17.54%) ITIL
9 9 (15.79%) Web Services
9 9 (15.79%) XML
9 9 (15.79%) Linux
9 9 (15.79%) SOA
9 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
10 8 (14.04%) Service Delivery
10 8 (14.04%) SQL
10 8 (14.04%) CISSP

Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.51%) Alfresco
2 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (7.02%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.75%) HFM
2 1 (1.75%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (3.51%) Network Security
1 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.77%) DB2
3 5 (8.77%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.02%) MySQL
4 4 (7.02%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Digital Economy
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Consultant
2 10 (17.54%) Security Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Splunk Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Developer
5 5 (8.77%) DBA
5 5 (8.77%) Integration Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) DB2 DBA
6 4 (7.02%) Integration Architect
6 4 (7.02%) IT Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.26%) IT Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.26%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) Regular Expression
2 9 (15.79%) Web Services
2 9 (15.79%) XML
3 5 (8.77%) .NET
3 5 (8.77%) YAML
4 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.02%) PMI
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Information Security
2 19 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 16 (28.07%) ISMS
4 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 11 (19.30%) Data Security
5 11 (19.30%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (19.30%) SIEM
5 11 (19.30%) Threat Management
6 10 (17.54%) ITIL
7 9 (15.79%) SOA
8 8 (14.04%) Service Delivery
9 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity
9 7 (12.28%) Data Analysis
9 7 (12.28%) ETL
9 7 (12.28%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (12.28%) Service Management
10 6 (10.53%) Data Architecture
11 5 (8.77%) ITIL V3
11 5 (8.77%) Security Operations
11 5 (8.77%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) C#
2 5 (8.77%) Python
2 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) C
5 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) CISSP
4 7 (12.28%) CISM
4 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.02%) CCDP
5 4 (7.02%) CCNP
5 4 (7.02%) CCSP
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.02%) Degree
5 4 (7.02%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.75%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.75%) CISA
7 1 (1.75%) CISMP
7 1 (1.75%) CLAS
7 1 (1.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (8.77%) JSP 440
3 5 (8.77%) RMADS
4 4 (7.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (7.02%) ISO 22301
5 2 (3.51%) COBIT
5 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Cisco
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle
2 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.05%) Splunk
4 7 (12.28%) SAP
5 5 (8.77%) IBM
6 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.26%) HP
8 2 (3.51%) VMware
9 1 (1.75%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards