The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 22 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.53% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.56% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £25.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+106.12% -43.33%
Information Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 177 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.26% 80.82% 73.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 105 67
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 15
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £12.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £53.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Dorset region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) COBIT
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) OWASP
3 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) zOS
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
5 1 (20.00%) SSAE 16
5 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) CISA
5 1 (20.00%) CISM
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) CRISC

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Information Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Audit Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP Architect
4 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) OWASP
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CRISC
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) COBIT
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) COSO
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Guidewire