Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ModSecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ModSecurity over the 6 months to 22 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.

ModSecurity (Modsec)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 877 872 878
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +12
Contract jobs citing ModSecurity 6 6 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.006% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.017% 0.019% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 25
UK median daily rate - £600 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.45% -1.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £600 £490
% change year-on-year - +22.45% +10.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ModSecurity is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 36,035 32,066 32,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.89% 32.27% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,376 22,508 22,297
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 365 377
UK median hourly rate £41.61 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.03% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £15.65 £18.20 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.00 £52.50 £50.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.31 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.96% +11.96% -4.00%

ModSecurity
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ModSecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ModSecurity in the UK

ModSecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ModSecurity.

Contractor daily rate trend for ModSecurity in the UK

ModSecurity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ModSecurity.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ModSecurity in the UK

ModSecurity
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ModSecurity within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England -10 6 - - 2
UK excluding London -32 6 - - 3
South East - 4 - - 1
South West -25 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ModSecurity 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 with a requirement for ModSecurity.

1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) SANS
3 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 4 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (66.67%) CEH
3 4 (66.67%) SIEM
3 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (66.67%) LogRhythm
3 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) GIS
4 2 (33.33%) ESRI
4 2 (33.33%) ArcGIS
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (33.33%) CLAS
5 1 (16.67%) Dart
5 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
5 1 (16.67%) RMADS
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Python

ModSecurity
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 2 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) SOC Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (33.33%) Security Assurance Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Assurance Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Dart
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) CEH
3 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) SANS
4 2 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (33.33%) CLAS
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
1 1 (16.67%) RMADS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) LogRhythm
2 2 (33.33%) ESRI
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft