The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for HMG Security Policy Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HMG Security Policy Framework over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
Rank 568 589 544
Rank change year-on-year +21 -45  
Contract jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 25 55 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.47% 0.93% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 58
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £85.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +41.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £85.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year - +41.66%  

HMG Security Policy Framework is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5281 5938 6277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.66% 11.16% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3458 3771 3799
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £585 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 200 175
Median hourly rate £19.95 £38.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.51% +55.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

HMG Security Policy Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing HMG Security Policy Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework.

Contractor daily rate trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in the UK

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +9 25 £475 +5.55% 3
London +31 8 £425 -12.37% 1
South West -5 8 £475 +5.55%
Gloucestershire -5 4 £475 +5.55%
South East +9 3 £500 +16.27%
Wiltshire +4 3 £775 +47.61%
Winchester +3 3 £500 +13.63%
Hampshire +2 3 £500 +16.27%
East of England 0 3 £550 -
Yorkshire - 3 £363 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £550 -
Corsham - 3 £775 -
Leeds - 2 £355 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £355 -
City of London +3 1 £500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Exeter - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £375 -
Barnet - 1 £388 -
Cambridge - 1 £550 -
Devon - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £500 -

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HMG Security Policy Framework.

1 41 (71.93%) Security Cleared
2 31 (54.39%) Information Assurance
3 27 (47.37%) SC Cleared
4 25 (43.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (42.11%) Information Security
5 24 (42.11%) CISSP
6 20 (35.09%) Risk Management
6 20 (35.09%) CLAS
7 16 (28.07%) CESG
8 14 (24.56%) RMADS
9 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
9 13 (22.81%) DV Cleared
9 13 (22.81%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (17.54%) IaaS
10 10 (17.54%) Compliance Audit
10 10 (17.54%) Remediation Plan
11 9 (15.79%) CESG Certified Professional
11 9 (15.79%) DKIM
11 9 (15.79%) DMARC
11 9 (15.79%) Web Application Development
11 9 (15.79%) PaaS
11 9 (15.79%) PCI DSS
11 9 (15.79%) Software Architecture
11 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (15.79%) Internet
11 9 (15.79%) SMTP
11 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (15.79%) Scrum
12 8 (14.04%) CESG CLAS

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.51%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) IaaS
2 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.79%) PaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) DKIM
1 9 (15.79%) DMARC
1 9 (15.79%) Internet
1 9 (15.79%) SMTP
2 3 (5.26%) Network Security
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Data Mining
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
3 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.26%) Electronics
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Consultant
2 11 (19.30%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 10 (17.54%) CISSP Consultant
4 9 (15.79%) Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Security Manager
6 7 (12.28%) Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Security Officer
8 4 (7.02%) AWS Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Information Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Security Assurance Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Information Security Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Security Architect
9 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Support Officer
10 2 (3.51%) Information Security Officer
10 2 (3.51%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) CSS
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
1 3 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) CESG
2 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
3 8 (14.04%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (5.26%) BYOD
5 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.51%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
1 2 (3.51%) Solaris
1 2 (3.51%) Unix
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
1 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Information Assurance
2 24 (42.11%) Information Security
3 20 (35.09%) Risk Management
4 13 (22.81%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (17.54%) Compliance Audit
5 10 (17.54%) Remediation Plan
6 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (15.79%) Scrum
6 9 (15.79%) Software Architecture
6 9 (15.79%) Web Application Development
7 8 (14.04%) ITIL
7 8 (14.04%) Security Management
7 8 (14.04%) Statistical Analysis
8 7 (12.28%) ISMS
9 6 (10.53%) HOOD
9 6 (10.53%) Information Security Management
9 6 (10.53%) Programme Management
10 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
10 5 (8.77%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) C
2 1 (1.75%) C#
2 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (71.93%) Security Cleared
2 27 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 24 (42.11%) CISSP
4 20 (35.09%) CLAS
5 13 (22.81%) DV Cleared
6 9 (15.79%) CESG Certified Professional
7 8 (14.04%) CISM
8 6 (10.53%) Degree
9 4 (7.02%) CEH
10 2 (3.51%) CISA
10 2 (3.51%) CISMP
10 2 (3.51%) CRISC
11 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.75%) CCDP
11 1 (1.75%) CCNP
11 1 (1.75%) CCSP
11 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.75%) CITP
11 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (24.56%) RMADS
3 9 (15.79%) PCI DSS
4 6 (10.53%) JSP 440
5 2 (3.51%) COBIT
5 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (3.51%) GPG13
5 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.75%) BS25999
6 1 (1.75%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.75%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Nessus
1 2 (3.51%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.26%) SAP
2 2 (3.51%) Qualys
2 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco
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