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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 67 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 32 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.04% 0.76% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.03% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 11
Average daily rate £538 £563 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +108.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £390 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £675 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.61% -50.00%
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
1214 1069 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 77.47% 74.03% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 609 606
Average daily rate £380 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 63
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.44 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £24.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 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
Nottinghamshire +15 23 £563 +40.62% 6
Lincolnshire - 3 £273 - 1
Northamptonshire +6 1 £450 -25.00% 2
Derbyshire - 1 £350 - 2
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 25 (51.02%) CISSP
2 22 (44.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (34.69%) PCI DSS
4 16 (32.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (32.65%) Project Management
5 14 (28.57%) Finance
6 13 (26.53%) CISM
6 13 (26.53%) Risk Management
7 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
8 10 (20.41%) CISA
8 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (18.37%) Security Management
9 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Degree
10 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 7 (14.29%) Firewall
11 6 (12.24%) Migration
11 6 (12.24%) Banking
12 5 (10.20%) CLAS
12 5 (10.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (10.20%) Patch Management
12 5 (10.20%) Security Patching
12 5 (10.20%) Threat Modelling
12 5 (10.20%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
12 5 (10.20%) Information Assurance
12 5 (10.20%) JSP 440

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.12%) LAN
3 3 (6.12%) WAN
4 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.04%) ADSL
5 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.04%) DHCP
5 1 (2.04%) DNS
5 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.04%) IPsec
5 1 (2.04%) Multicast
5 1 (2.04%) Network Security
5 1 (2.04%) OSPF
5 1 (2.04%) SSL
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Consultant
2 21 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 11 (22.45%) Information Security Consultant
3 11 (22.45%) Security Officer
4 8 (16.33%) Security Manager
5 6 (12.24%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Information Officer
5 6 (12.24%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Information Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Business Information Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) CISSP Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) IT Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) IT Security Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Security Specialist
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.20%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (10.20%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
4 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Project Management
1 16 (32.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (26.53%) Risk Management
3 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
4 9 (18.37%) Security Management
5 7 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Migration
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.20%) Information Assurance
7 5 (10.20%) ITIL
7 5 (10.20%) Patch Management
7 5 (10.20%) Security Patching
7 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
7 5 (10.20%) Threat Modelling
8 4 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Information Security Management
9 3 (6.12%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (51.02%) CISSP
2 13 (26.53%) CISM
3 10 (20.41%) CISA
4 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
5 7 (14.29%) Degree
6 5 (10.20%) CLAS
7 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.12%) CREST Certified
9 2 (4.08%) PCI QSA
10 1 (2.04%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (34.69%) PCI DSS
3 5 (10.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (10.20%) JSP 440
3 5 (10.20%) RMADS
4 3 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Nessus
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) RSA enVision
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.08%) VMware
2 1 (2.04%) AirMagnet
2 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco
2 1 (2.04%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (2.04%) F5
2 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.04%) Lancope
2 1 (2.04%) Prolexic
2 1 (2.04%) Radware
2 1 (2.04%) Rapid7
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.04%) Splunk
2 1 (2.04%) Tripwire
2 1 (2.04%) Tufin