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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 77 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.78% 0.93% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.35% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £175 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £300 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £45.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-43.88% +104.54%
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
989 1037 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.39% 69.00% 64.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 572 419
Average daily rate £368 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 82
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -48.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.74 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.23 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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
Northamptonshire -10 5 £600 +242.85% 1
Leicestershire +4 4 £600 +100.00% 5
Derbyshire +22 1 £500 +150.00%
Lincolnshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
1 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) CISSP
4 4 (21.05%) MS Office
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) SAML
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Cryptography
5 3 (15.79%) PKI
5 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
5 3 (15.79%) XACML
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (10.53%) ISMS
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) IT Governance
6 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Security Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) SAML
1 3 (15.79%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Cryptography
2 3 (15.79%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) ISMS
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) IT Governance
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
3 2 (10.53%) Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) CISSP
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) PMP
4 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Lotus
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