The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 22 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.

Security Management
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 477 443 452
Rank change year-on-year -34 +9  
Contract jobs citing Security Management 139 206 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 140 80
Median daily rate £475 £450 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +4.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £17.17 £28.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.17 £28.10
% change year-on-year - -38.91%  

Security Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39590 44959 45378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.37% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25806 29818 29077
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1062 1087 1274
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Security Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in the UK

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Management in the UK

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Management in the UK

Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Management in the UK

Security Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -23 121 £475 +5.55% 50
London +12 35 £475 -20.83% 12
South East +17 31 £500 +11.11% 11
Scotland +38 17 £375 +23.96%
North West +7 17 £319 -27.55% 8
East of England -11 15 £475 +10.14% 6
Berkshire +19 12 £550 +22.22% 2
Glasgow +18 10 £419 -
Bracknell +15 9 £550 +22.22%
Manchester +1 8 - - 5
West Midlands +19 7 £300 -42.85% 4
South West +4 7 £525 -4.54% 3
Bedfordshire -8 7 £550 +175.00% 1
Surrey +5 6 £450 -5.26% 3
Milton Keynes -10 6 £443 -1.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £443 -1.66% 1
Worcestershire +12 5 £198 -
Wiltshire +9 5 £525 +8.24%
Norfolk +5 5 £360 -34.54%
Worcester +3 5 £198 -
City of London 0 5 £478 +19.37% 4
Merseyside -6 5 £325 -
Liverpool - 5 £325 -
Yorkshire +27 4 £250 - 4
Cheshire +19 4 £295 -36.55% 2
Edinburgh +11 4 £375 -
Luton -3 4 £550 +175.00%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £401 -
Hampshire +4 3 £475 -2.56% 2
East Midlands -16 3 £820 +45.13% 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management 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 Security Management.

1 174 (60.63%) Information Security
2 108 (37.63%) Information Security Management
3 87 (30.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 86 (29.97%) Management Information System
5 74 (25.78%) ISMS
6 71 (24.74%) Finance
7 57 (19.86%) Microsoft
7 57 (19.86%) Windows
8 54 (18.82%) Risk Management
9 52 (18.12%) ITIL
10 48 (16.72%) Security Cleared
11 47 (16.38%) Banking
12 43 (14.98%) CISSP
13 40 (13.94%) Cybersecurity
14 38 (13.24%) SC Cleared
15 37 (12.89%) Security Architecture
16 36 (12.54%) Risk Assessment
17 35 (12.20%) Firewall
17 35 (12.20%) CISM
18 34 (11.85%) Cisco
19 33 (11.50%) Project Management
19 33 (11.50%) Active Directory
20 32 (11.15%) SQL Server
20 32 (11.15%) PCI DSS
21 30 (10.45%) SIEM
21 30 (10.45%) Linux
22 28 (9.76%) Data Protection
23 27 (9.41%) Legal
23 27 (9.41%) Internal Audit
24 25 (8.71%) Unix

Security Management
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 10 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 10 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.79%) IIS
3 7 (2.44%) CICS
3 7 (2.44%) MQSeries
3 7 (2.44%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.44%) SAS
4 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.74%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.05%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.05%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.05%) Confluence
5 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.05%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.70%) CMS
6 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (5.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.39%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.35%) HFM
4 1 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.62%) PaaS
3 10 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.79%) IaaS
5 8 (2.79%) Office 365
5 8 (2.79%) SaaS
6 7 (2.44%) GitHub
7 3 (1.05%) Bluemix
7 3 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (1.05%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.20%) Firewall
2 19 (6.62%) LAN
2 19 (6.62%) WAN
3 17 (5.92%) Network Security
4 16 (5.57%) SSL
5 15 (5.23%) DNS
6 13 (4.53%) VPN
7 11 (3.83%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (2.79%) SSH
9 7 (2.44%) Kerberos
9 7 (2.44%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.09%) Internet
10 6 (2.09%) LDAP
10 6 (2.09%) NetScaler
10 6 (2.09%) Wireless
11 5 (1.74%) SAN
11 5 (1.74%) Skype
12 4 (1.39%) DMZ
12 4 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (4.18%) DB2
3 12 (4.18%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.14%) GIS
5 7 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.74%) Big Data
6 5 (1.74%) DB2 UDB
6 5 (1.74%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.74%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.39%) MySQL
8 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.70%) DBAmp
9 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Bitbucket
1 5 (1.74%) JIRA
2 3 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.70%) Artifactory
3 2 (0.70%) Bower
3 2 (0.70%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.70%) GitLab
3 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.70%) Maven
3 2 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 71 (24.74%) Finance
2 47 (16.38%) Banking
3 27 (9.41%) Legal
4 24 (8.36%) Retail
5 10 (3.48%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.09%) Law
7 5 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.39%) Local Government
9 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.05%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.35%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (25.09%) Consultant
2 50 (17.42%) Security Consultant
3 38 (13.24%) Architect
4 33 (11.50%) Analyst
5 27 (9.41%) Security Architect
6 21 (7.32%) Information Security Consultant
7 20 (6.97%) Security Manager
8 19 (6.62%) Security Analyst
9 18 (6.27%) Security Officer
10 17 (5.92%) Security Engineer
11 15 (5.23%) Project Manager
12 14 (4.88%) Administrator
12 14 (4.88%) IT Consultant
13 13 (4.53%) IT Security Consultant
14 12 (4.18%) AWS Architect
14 12 (4.18%) Cloud Architect
15 10 (3.48%) Cloud Consultant
15 10 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
15 10 (3.48%) Security Project Manager
16 9 (3.14%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.18%) Regular Expression
2 11 (3.83%) Web Services
3 10 (3.48%) .NET
3 10 (3.48%) XML
4 9 (3.14%) Middleware
5 7 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.44%) ISPF
6 6 (2.09%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (1.74%) YAML
8 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.70%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.70%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.35%) MDX
9 1 (0.35%) Node.js
9 1 (0.35%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.35%) OpenID
9 1 (0.35%) RESTful
9 1 (0.35%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 86 (29.97%) Management Information System
2 20 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.23%) PKI
4 10 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.14%) Clustering
6 8 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.79%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.44%) CESG
8 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.39%) FMCG
9 4 (1.39%) PMI
9 4 (1.39%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.05%) Replication
11 2 (0.70%) Blog
11 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.70%) NHS
11 2 (0.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.86%) Windows
2 30 (10.45%) Linux
3 25 (8.71%) Unix
4 16 (5.57%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.44%) zOS
8 5 (1.74%) CoreOS
9 4 (1.39%) AIX
9 4 (1.39%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (60.63%) Information Security
2 108 (37.63%) Information Security Management
3 74 (25.78%) ISMS
4 54 (18.82%) Risk Management
5 52 (18.12%) ITIL
6 40 (13.94%) Cybersecurity
7 37 (12.89%) Security Architecture
8 36 (12.54%) Risk Assessment
9 33 (11.50%) Project Management
10 30 (10.45%) SIEM
11 28 (9.76%) Data Protection
12 27 (9.41%) Internal Audit
13 24 (8.36%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (8.36%) Security Operations
14 22 (7.67%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (6.97%) Change Management
15 20 (6.97%) Information Assurance
16 19 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (6.62%) Service Management
17 18 (6.27%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.01%) SQL
2 11 (3.83%) Shell Script
3 7 (2.44%) Assembly Language
3 7 (2.44%) CLIST
3 7 (2.44%) JCL
3 7 (2.44%) REXX
4 6 (2.09%) C#
4 6 (2.09%) Perl
5 5 (1.74%) Go
5 5 (1.74%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.74%) Python
6 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.70%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) C++
8 1 (0.35%) Java
8 1 (0.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 48 (16.72%) Security Cleared
2 43 (14.98%) CISSP
3 38 (13.24%) SC Cleared
4 35 (12.20%) CISM
5 22 (7.67%) CISA
6 19 (6.62%) Degree
7 10 (3.48%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (3.14%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 6 (2.09%) CLAS
10 6 (2.09%) ISEB
10 6 (2.09%) SANS
11 5 (1.74%) CCDP
11 5 (1.74%) CCNP
11 5 (1.74%) CCSP
11 5 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.39%) CEH
12 4 (1.39%) PCI QSA
12 4 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (30.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (11.15%) PCI DSS
3 21 (7.32%) COBIT
4 20 (6.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 15 (5.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (4.18%) SLA
7 8 (2.79%) GDPR
8 7 (2.44%) PMO
9 6 (2.09%) JSP 440
9 6 (2.09%) RMADS
10 5 (1.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (1.74%) QA
11 4 (1.39%) ISO 22301
11 4 (1.39%) NIST 800
12 3 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.70%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.35%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 33 (11.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.44%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 7 (2.44%) RACF
2 7 (2.44%) Time Sharing Option
3 6 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.05%) Docker
6 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (3.14%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (2.44%) SCOM
2 7 (2.44%) zSecure
3 5 (1.74%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.74%) Sysdig
4 4 (1.39%) Ansible
5 3 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.05%) SCCM
5 3 (1.05%) SmoothWall
6 2 (0.70%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.35%) DameWare
7 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.35%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.35%) Puppet
7 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.85%) Cisco
3 23 (8.01%) Oracle
4 19 (6.62%) Splunk
5 18 (6.27%) IBM
6 15 (5.23%) CheckPoint
6 15 (5.23%) Citrix
7 13 (4.53%) CA
7 13 (4.53%) SAP
8 12 (4.18%) McAfee
8 12 (4.18%) VMware
9 10 (3.48%) Juniper
9 10 (3.48%) Sybase
10 8 (2.79%) HP
11 6 (2.09%) Aruba
11 6 (2.09%) Symantec
12 5 (1.74%) Dell
12 5 (1.74%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.05%) JD Edwards
13 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
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