Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 867 884 832
Rank change year-on-year +17 -52 +43
Contract jobs citing ModSecurity 10 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.031% 0.027% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
UK median daily rate £547 £575 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.91% +17.05% +48.86%
10th Percentile £489 £506 £372
90th Percentile £581 £690 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate - £575 £488
% change year-on-year - +17.95% +47.73%
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 32,275 32,879 29,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.14% 32.20% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,800 23,267 20,154
UK median daily rate £488 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +2.38%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +6.13% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 344 332
UK median hourly rate £41.40 £41.41 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.03% +2.56% +3.54%
10th Percentile £17.60 £18.33 £15.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.50 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

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 23 March 2019. 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 +43 10 £547 -4.91%
London - 7 £547 -
UK excluding London +3 3 - -
South East - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) CentOS
2 8 (80.00%) nginx
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon S3
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Snort
2 8 (80.00%) Squid
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) FortiGate
2 8 (80.00%) HAProxy
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) LDAP
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) SSL
2 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) IPsec
2 8 (80.00%) Debian
2 8 (80.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (80.00%) Dynatrace
2 8 (80.00%) Packer
2 8 (80.00%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (80.00%) Terraform
2 8 (80.00%) Kibana
2 8 (80.00%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 8 (80.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon S3
1 8 (80.00%) AWS Lambda
1 8 (80.00%) Serverless
1 8 (80.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DHCP
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) IPsec
1 8 (80.00%) SSL
2 7 (70.00%) DMZ
2 7 (70.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) LDAP
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) CentOS
1 8 (80.00%) Debian
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) CEH
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SANS
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Snort
1 8 (80.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) FortiGate
1 8 (80.00%) HAProxy
1 8 (80.00%) Kibana
1 8 (80.00%) Kubernetes
1 8 (80.00%) Packer
1 8 (80.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Dynatrace
2 2 (20.00%) LogRhythm