Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 839 876
Rank change year-on-year -18 +37 +6
Contract jobs citing ModSecurity 9 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.040% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
UK median daily rate £575 £491 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.05% +48.86% -24.14%
10th Percentile £506 £372 £316
90th Percentile £690 £544 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £488 £330
% change year-on-year +17.95% +47.73% -24.14%
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 31,886 30,061 31,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.89% 31.58% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,717 20,840 21,621
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 338 531
UK median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £20.00 £15.68 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.17 £56.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +8.97% +0.65% +10.71%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ModSecurity over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 February 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
UK excluding London +8 9 £575 +17.95% 3
England -23 9 £575 +16.16% 3
South West - 8 £575 -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 8 (88.89%) CISSP
1 8 (88.89%) JSP 440
1 8 (88.89%) CESG Certified Professional
1 8 (88.89%) CLAS
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) RMADS
3 6 (66.67%) Maven
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) GIS
3 6 (66.67%) ESRI
3 6 (66.67%) ArcGIS
3 6 (66.67%) OWASP
3 6 (66.67%) nginx
3 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (66.67%) Apache Hive
3 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (66.67%) Big Data
3 6 (66.67%) Ansible
3 6 (66.67%) Docker
3 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 6 (66.67%) Dart
3 6 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 4 (44.44%) Unix
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Information Management
5 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server

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 6 (66.67%) ArcGIS
1 6 (66.67%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Apache Hive
1 6 (66.67%) Big Data
1 6 (66.67%) GIS
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 6 (66.67%) Maven
1 6 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Security Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Assurance Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) CentOS
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
1 6 (66.67%) OWASP
1 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (44.44%) Information Management
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Dart
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CESG Certified Professional
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
1 8 (88.89%) CLAS
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) JSP 440
2 6 (66.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) ESRI
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Cloudera
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) SAP