The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 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
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 132 144
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12  
Contract jobs citing Security Management 12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £523 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.33% -5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £355 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £655 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £394
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2104 2320 2464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.58% 79.83% 79.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1534 1590
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 136 86
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £56.80 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Management in the South West

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Management in the South West

Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Management in the South West

Security Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bristol +5 7 £680 +87.58% 3
Wiltshire - 4 £365 -
Dorset - 1 £363 -
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 18 (69.23%) Information Security
2 17 (65.38%) Information Security Management
3 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
5 10 (38.46%) ISMS
6 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 8 (30.77%) CISSP
7 7 (26.92%) DNS
7 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
8 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) SIEM
8 6 (23.08%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (23.08%) CISA
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Project Management
9 5 (19.23%) SSL
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) Change Management
9 5 (19.23%) Wireless
9 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
9 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
9 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
9 5 (19.23%) BitLocker
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
10 4 (15.38%) SANS
10 4 (15.38%) Data Encryption

Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) SSL
3 5 (19.23%) Wireless
4 4 (15.38%) LAN
4 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
4 4 (15.38%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) Skype
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (3.85%) DMZ
7 1 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Security Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Information Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Information Security
2 17 (65.38%) Information Security Management
3 10 (38.46%) ISMS
4 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
5 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (23.08%) SIEM
6 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
6 5 (19.23%) Change Management
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
6 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) Computer Security
7 4 (15.38%) Data Encryption
7 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
7 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
7 4 (15.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CISSP
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) CISA
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) SANS
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) BitLocker
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Aruba
2 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
2 4 (15.38%) Intel Security
2 4 (15.38%) Juniper
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat