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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 83 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.74% 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.46% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £318 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.85% -25.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £284 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £352 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £51.00 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-60.78% +187.97%
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
1227 1089 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.02% 72.17% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 554 412
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 71 52
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.13 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £10.81 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £69.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Derbyshire +2 4 £350 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 8
Leicestershire +3 2 - - 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (44.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) CISSP
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Security Management
5 4 (16.00%) Retail
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (12.00%) PKI
6 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (12.00%) MS Office
6 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (12.00%) CISM
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Wireless
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Windows
7 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (8.00%) ISEB
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (8.00%) PMP

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
2 2 (8.00%) Intranet
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) DWDM
3 1 (4.00%) IPv4
3 1 (4.00%) IPv6
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Programme Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Security
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) SAML
1 2 (8.00%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) PKI
2 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Human Factors
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) FMCG
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (16.00%) Security Management
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (8.00%) SIEM
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CISSP
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (12.00%) CISM
4 2 (8.00%) ISEB
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) PMP
4 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCSP
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCDA
5 1 (4.00%) CEH
5 1 (4.00%) ISSAP
5 1 (4.00%) ISSEP
5 1 (4.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Splunk
2 2 (8.00%) LogLogic
3 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.00%) Brocade
3 1 (4.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) Nokia
3 1 (4.00%) Lotus
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) VMware