The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 69 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 32 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.02% 1.14% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.48% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 5
Median daily rate £543 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.55% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £370 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £510 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -49.99%
Information Security
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1282 1213 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.88% 77.06% 73.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 752 560
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 59
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.08 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire +7 19 £565 +29.14% 1
Leicestershire +9 6 £450 - 1
Derbyshire +8 2 £475 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £775 -
Northamptonshire -2 1 £475 +5.55%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 16 (42.11%) Security Management
2 15 (39.47%) CESG
3 14 (36.84%) CESG Certified Professional
4 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
4 13 (34.21%) CISSP
5 12 (31.58%) Internet
5 12 (31.58%) Information Security Management
6 11 (28.95%) Data Protection
7 10 (26.32%) Security Architecture
7 10 (26.32%) Incident Management
7 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
8 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (23.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 8 (21.05%) Information Assurance
10 7 (18.42%) BCP
10 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity Planning
11 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
11 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
11 6 (15.79%) Degree
11 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (13.16%) Information Management
12 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
12 5 (13.16%) Windows
12 5 (13.16%) Protective Monitoring
13 4 (10.53%) Information Security Governance
13 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
13 4 (10.53%) Service Management
13 4 (10.53%) Finance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.63%) IPsec
3 1 (2.63%) MPLS
3 1 (2.63%) NAS
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Skype
3 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Security Manager
2 19 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
3 18 (47.37%) Information Manager
4 7 (18.42%) Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Security Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Business Information Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Information Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.26%) SAP Architect
8 2 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) CESG
2 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.89%) FMCG
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Security Management
2 12 (31.58%) Information Security Management
3 11 (28.95%) Data Protection
4 10 (26.32%) Incident Management
4 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 10 (26.32%) Security Architecture
5 8 (21.05%) Information Assurance
6 7 (18.42%) BCP
6 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
7 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Information Management
8 5 (13.16%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.53%) Information Security Governance
9 4 (10.53%) Service Management
10 3 (7.89%) ISMS
10 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) CESG Certified Professional
2 13 (34.21%) CISSP
3 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (5.26%) CISM
5 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco
1 2 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
2 1 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (2.63%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
2 1 (2.63%) NetApp
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) QNAP
2 1 (2.63%) ScanSafe
2 1 (2.63%) Sophos
2 1 (2.63%) Symantec
2 1 (2.63%) VMware