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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 80 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.67% 0.88% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.31% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £205 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+156.09% -26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £300 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+18.88% +25.00%
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
1107 1066 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 67.21% 67.04% 64.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 594 466
Average daily rate £375 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £110 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 53 75
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £9.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.53 £36.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +17 5 £500 +143.90% 2
Leicestershire +12 4 £600 +100.00% 4
Northamptonshire -18 2 £600 +242.85% 3
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (17.86%) Degree
4 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) CISSP
5 4 (14.29%) ISMS
6 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (10.71%) XACML
6 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.71%) SAML
6 3 (10.71%) MS Office
6 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (10.71%) Firewall
6 3 (10.71%) Retail
7 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
7 2 (7.14%) Security Management
7 2 (7.14%) CISM
7 2 (7.14%) Finance
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Security Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Head of Security
4 2 (7.14%) Head of Information Security
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Information Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Author
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) XACML
1 3 (10.71%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) HPUX
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (14.29%) ISMS
3 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
4 2 (7.14%) Security Management
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Cyber Security
4 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 2 (7.14%) SIEM
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) CISSP
3 2 (7.14%) CISM
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.57%) PCI QSA
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) GIAC
4 1 (3.57%) ISSAP
4 1 (3.57%) ISSEP
4 1 (3.57%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.57%) webMethods
4 1 (3.57%) Software AG
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
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