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 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 123 134
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11  
Contract jobs citing Security Management 7 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.57% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.72% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 4
Median daily rate £525 £590 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.01% +27.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £408 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £688 £525
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 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 2243 2364 2422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.92% 78.91% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 5507 5650
Median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 283 297
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.20 £55.00
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 West

Job postings citing Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 28 June 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 28 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
Wiltshire +2 5 £525 -12.50% 1
Gloucestershire +10 1 - -
Bristol -10 1 - - 3
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 12 (63.16%) Information Security Management
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) ISMS
3 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (42.11%) DNS
4 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) SIEM
6 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (26.32%) Aruba
6 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
6 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
6 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
6 5 (26.32%) SANS
6 5 (26.32%) Data Encryption
6 5 (26.32%) Network Segmentation
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (26.32%) Wireless
6 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
6 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP

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 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
3 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) Wireless
4 3 (15.79%) Skype
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 1 (5.26%) DMZ
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL Service Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Information Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security Management
2 9 (47.37%) ISMS
3 6 (31.58%) SIEM
4 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
4 5 (26.32%) Data Encryption
4 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Network Segmentation
4 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) ITSM
5 4 (21.05%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (15.79%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) SANS
4 1 (5.26%) CISA
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
3 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Aruba
1 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
1 5 (26.32%) Citrix
1 5 (26.32%) Juniper
1 5 (26.32%) McAfee
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat