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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 79 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.09% 0.41% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.57% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
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£468 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.60% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £195 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £443 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-62.74% -15.00%
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
1160 1051 977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.50% 72.53% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 544 488
Average daily rate £400 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 63 43
Average hourly rate £19.08 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.58% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
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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 0 10 £468 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - - 2
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire +3 1 £450 +40.62%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 11 (37.93%) CISSP
2 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
3 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
3 9 (31.03%) Finance
4 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (24.14%) CISM
6 6 (20.69%) Firewall
6 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.24%) Security Management
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 4 (13.79%) Information Security Management
9 3 (10.34%) Wireless
9 3 (10.34%) Retail
9 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.34%) Degree
9 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
9 3 (10.34%) Splunk
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (10.34%) LogLogic
9 3 (10.34%) SIEM
9 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
10 2 (6.90%) LogRhythm
10 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) Wireless
2 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.90%) Intranet
4 1 (3.45%) DWDM
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) IPv4
4 1 (3.45%) IPv6
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless Security
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Security Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Information Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Security
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Architecture
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) CESG
2 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) Human Factors
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
2 5 (17.24%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) Security Management
2 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security Management
4 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) SIEM
4 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) ISMS
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) CISSP
2 7 (24.14%) CISM
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) ISEB
6 1 (3.45%) PMP
6 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CISA
6 1 (3.45%) CCSP
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) CCDA
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CEH
6 1 (3.45%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.45%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
2 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Splunk
2 3 (10.34%) LogLogic
3 2 (6.90%) LogRhythm
3 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Nokia
4 1 (3.45%) Lotus
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) Brocade
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco