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 27 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.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 611 572
Rank change year-on-year +33 -39  
Contract jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 32 43 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.58% 0.69% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 43
Median daily rate £487 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.27% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £412 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £768
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -5.55% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £51.17

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 5509 6228 6331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.69% 11.54% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3542 4021 4086
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 217 197
Median hourly rate £25.06 £28.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.29 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework.

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

HMG Security Policy Framework
Top 25 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 27 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
England +11 26 £506 +12.50% 4
London +4 11 £515 -1.90% 1
Scotland +38 6 £395 -
South East +15 6 £475 +5.50%
North West - 6 £425 -
Hampshire +9 4 £475 +5.50%
Edinburgh +24 3 £375 -
Winchester +11 3 £450 -0.11%
Glasgow - 3 £400 -
Bristol -3 2 £513 -14.22%
South West -9 2 £513 -6.81%
Lancashire - 2 £650 -
Cheshire - 2 £270 -
Blackpool - 2 £650 -
Chester - 2 £270 -
Berkshire +21 1 - -
Reading +20 1 - -
Milton Keynes -17 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -17 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £550 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £600 -
Liverpool - 1 £550 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 37 (62.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (57.63%) Information Security
3 31 (52.54%) Security Cleared
4 29 (49.15%) Information Assurance
5 27 (45.76%) CISSP
6 23 (38.98%) SC Cleared
7 21 (35.59%) RMADS
8 19 (32.20%) Management Information System
8 19 (32.20%) Risk Management
9 15 (25.42%) CISM
10 14 (23.73%) CLAS
11 12 (20.34%) Data Protection
11 12 (20.34%) Risk Assessment
12 11 (18.64%) CESG
12 11 (18.64%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (16.95%) CESG Certified Professional
13 10 (16.95%) Degree
14 9 (15.25%) Legal
14 9 (15.25%) JSP 440
15 8 (13.56%) PCI DSS
15 8 (13.56%) CESG CLAS
15 8 (13.56%) Firewall
16 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
16 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
17 6 (10.17%) ISMS
17 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
17 6 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
17 6 (10.17%) CheckPoint
17 6 (10.17%) Cisco

HMG Security Policy Framework
Co-occurring 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 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) IaaS
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
1 2 (3.39%) PaaS
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
2 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.08%) LAN
3 3 (5.08%) VLAN
3 3 (5.08%) VPN
3 3 (5.08%) WAN
4 2 (3.39%) DKIM
4 2 (3.39%) DMARC
4 2 (3.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.69%) GIS
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 9 (15.25%) Legal
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Local Government
4 2 (3.39%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Consultant
2 12 (20.34%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Security Consultant
4 8 (13.56%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 8 (13.56%) Security Advisor
5 7 (11.86%) CISSP Consultant
5 7 (11.86%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Security Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.39%) CLAS Security Advisor
9 2 (3.39%) Exchange Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Information Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Information Officer
9 2 (3.39%) Information Security Officer
9 2 (3.39%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) CSS
1 3 (5.08%) HTML
1 3 (5.08%) HTML5
1 3 (5.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.64%) CESG
3 8 (13.56%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (3.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) BYOD
5 1 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Solaris
1 5 (8.47%) Unix
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Information Security
2 29 (49.15%) Information Assurance
3 19 (32.20%) Risk Management
4 12 (20.34%) Data Protection
4 12 (20.34%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (18.64%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.17%) ISMS
7 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity
7 5 (8.47%) Information Security Governance
7 5 (8.47%) Information Security Management
7 5 (8.47%) Security Management
7 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity Management
8 4 (6.78%) Compliance Audit
8 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.78%) Remediation Plan
8 4 (6.78%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) C
3 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) Security Cleared
2 27 (45.76%) CISSP
3 23 (38.98%) SC Cleared
4 15 (25.42%) CISM
5 14 (23.73%) CLAS
6 10 (16.95%) CESG Certified Professional
6 10 (16.95%) Degree
7 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
8 6 (10.17%) CCDP
8 6 (10.17%) CCNP
8 6 (10.17%) CCSP
8 6 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (6.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 3 (5.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.69%) CREST Certified
12 1 (1.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (62.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (35.59%) RMADS
3 9 (15.25%) JSP 440
4 8 (13.56%) PCI DSS
5 5 (8.47%) COBIT
6 3 (5.08%) Data Quality
6 3 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (3.39%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (1.69%) ISO 22301
8 1 (1.69%) ISO 31000
8 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (1.69%) QA
8 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Nessus
1 2 (3.39%) Nmap
1 2 (3.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.69%) MIIS
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) CheckPoint
1 6 (10.17%) Cisco
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Citrix
3 2 (3.39%) Qualys
3 2 (3.39%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) Symantec
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