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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 27 25
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.81% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.44% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Average daily rate
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- £540 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +183.33%
Information Security
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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
170 164 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.44% 74.21% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 93 81
Average daily rate £400 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) F5

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) F5