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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 85 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Information Security 13 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.82% 1.07% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.37% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 7
Median daily rate £515 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £325 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £502 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £471 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.79% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-63.41% +173.34%
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
1271 1244 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.94% 78.09% 74.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 767 595
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 49
Median hourly rate £15.25 £19.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.07% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £9.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -5 9 £535 +22.28% 2
Leicestershire - 3 £450 - 3
Derbyshire -4 1 £475 +46.15%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 15 (39.47%) CESG
1 15 (39.47%) Security Management
2 14 (36.84%) CESG Certified Professional
3 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
4 12 (31.58%) Internet
4 12 (31.58%) CISSP
5 11 (28.95%) Information Security Management
5 11 (28.95%) Data Protection
6 10 (26.32%) Incident Management
6 10 (26.32%) Security Architecture
6 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
7 9 (23.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (21.05%) Information Assurance
9 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
9 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (15.79%) Degree
10 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (15.79%) BCP
10 6 (15.79%) Windows
11 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
11 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
11 5 (13.16%) Information Management
11 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
11 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Planning
11 5 (13.16%) Protective Monitoring
12 4 (10.53%) FMCG
12 4 (10.53%) Information Security Governance
12 4 (10.53%) Office 365

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 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
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 4 (10.53%) 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 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 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 9 (23.68%) Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.89%) SAP Architect
6 3 (7.89%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Data Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Risk Manager
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Azure Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) J2EE
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) CESG
2 13 (34.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.53%) FMCG
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Security Management
2 11 (28.95%) Data Protection
2 11 (28.95%) Information Security Management
3 10 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
3 10 (26.32%) Security Architecture
4 8 (21.05%) Information Assurance
5 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (15.79%) BCP
6 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
7 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.16%) Information Management
7 5 (13.16%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (10.53%) Information Security Governance
8 4 (10.53%) Service Management
8 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) CESG Certified Professional
2 12 (31.58%) CISSP
3 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) Degree
5 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
3 1 (2.63%) NetApp
3 1 (2.63%) QNAP
3 1 (2.63%) ScanSafe
3 1 (2.63%) Sophos
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec
3 1 (2.63%) VMware