Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 2018 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 180 178
Rank change year-on-year -25 -2 +28
Contract jobs citing Security Management 13 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.21% 0.33% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.39% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 25
South West median daily rate £401 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.11% +14.06% -
10th Percentile £366 £103 £260
90th Percentile £425 £538 £688
England median daily rate £461 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +327.27% - -
England median hourly rate £19.39 £13.91 £31.81
% change year-on-year +39.41% -56.29% -27.29%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,195 4,585 4,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.46% 83.15% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,206 2,895 3,155
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £239
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 191 266
South West median hourly rate £41.52 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.61% - -6.04%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.79 £12.44
90th Percentile £49.88 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

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 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 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Bristol -17 5 £410 +290.48% 9
Somerset -2 4 £394 -13.59% 2
Devon - 4 £375 - 1
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) SUSE
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Apache
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Bluetooth
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) Nagios
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (30.77%) IPsec

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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) IIS
1 4 (30.77%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Bluetooth
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) IPsec
1 4 (30.77%) SSL
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
1 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Compliance Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Kernel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Compliance Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Security Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Device Driver
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) SUSE
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
3 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Principle of Least Privilege
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Go
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CISA
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) jetNEXUS
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
1 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
1 4 (30.77%) VMware