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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 89 76 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.66% 1.41% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.79% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 5
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £315 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £513 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -38.00%
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
1348 1228 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.96% 78.57% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 807 650
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 56
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.90 £34.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Northamptonshire - 4 £463 - 2
Nottinghamshire -13 3 £450 -10.00% 5
Leicestershire - 3 £450 - 1
Lincolnshire -7 1 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 7 (29.17%) CISSP
1 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Security Management
2 6 (25.00%) Information Management
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (20.83%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (20.83%) CESG
3 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) SAP
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
4 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Windows
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (8.33%) Sophos

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 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) IPsec
3 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Skype
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Information Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (16.67%) IT Manager
5 4 (16.67%) SAP Architect
5 4 (16.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 3 (12.50%) IT Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Lead Security Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) CESG
3 2 (8.33%) FMCG
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (25.00%) Information Management
1 6 (25.00%) Security Management
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
3 4 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
3 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CISSP
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.17%) CISM
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO27002
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Forcepoint
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) QNAP
4 1 (4.17%) VMware