The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 71 98 116
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +18
Contract jobs citing Information Security 54 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.27% 1.06% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 1.39% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 9
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £345 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £441 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1876 1942 1728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.72% 76.01% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1182 963
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 139 150
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the East of England region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the East of England region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Information Security
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Information Security Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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
Bedfordshire +30 37 £425 -15.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +8 6 £375 -1.63% 5
Hertfordshire +12 5 £588 +17.50% 6
Essex -5 3 £309 +22.17% 2
Norfolk -14 2 £600 +60.00%
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 29 (28.43%) CISSP
2 23 (22.55%) Security Management
3 21 (20.59%) PCI DSS
3 21 (20.59%) Security Operations
4 20 (19.61%) E-Commerce
5 17 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 16 (15.69%) Legal
6 16 (15.69%) Network Security
7 15 (14.71%) Cryptography
7 15 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (14.71%) Finance
8 14 (13.73%) Cyberthreat
9 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (11.76%) Information Security Management
11 11 (10.78%) COBIT
12 10 (9.80%) Project Management
12 10 (9.80%) CISA
12 10 (9.80%) CISM
12 10 (9.80%) Firewall
13 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
13 9 (8.82%) CheckPoint
13 9 (8.82%) Retail
13 9 (8.82%) Security Architecture
14 8 (7.84%) QRadar
14 8 (7.84%) ITIL
14 8 (7.84%) Windows
14 8 (7.84%) Change Management
14 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (6.86%) Risk Management
15 7 (6.86%) Intel Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (1.96%) MS Project Server
1 2 (1.96%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) SAP ERP
2 4 (3.92%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.98%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.98%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.90%) SaaS
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.96%) IaaS
4 2 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.69%) Network Security
2 10 (9.80%) Firewall
3 5 (4.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.96%) DHCP
4 2 (1.96%) DNS
4 2 (1.96%) FTP
4 2 (1.96%) LDAP
4 2 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (0.98%) 3G
5 1 (0.98%) 4G
5 1 (0.98%) Broadband
5 1 (0.98%) IntruShield
5 1 (0.98%) LTE
5 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) NoSQL
1 5 (4.90%) SAP HANA
2 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.96%) Big Data
4 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) Lumira
5 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.92%) IntelliJ
1 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.92%) JUnit
1 4 (3.92%) Maven
1 4 (3.92%) Mercurial
1 4 (3.92%) Mockito
1 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.92%) WebStorm
2 1 (0.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (15.69%) Legal
2 15 (14.71%) Finance
3 9 (8.82%) Retail
4 5 (4.90%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.94%) Banking
6 3 (2.94%) Publishing
7 2 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Local Government
8 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (32.35%) Analyst
2 26 (25.49%) Security Analyst
3 20 (19.61%) Information Analyst
3 20 (19.61%) Information Security Analyst
4 19 (18.63%) Architect
5 18 (17.65%) Security Architect
6 12 (11.76%) Information Architect
6 12 (11.76%) Information Security Architect
7 11 (10.78%) Consultant
8 10 (9.80%) Security Manager
9 7 (6.86%) Security Consultant
10 6 (5.88%) Developer
10 6 (5.88%) ICT Manager
10 6 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
10 6 (5.88%) Information Specialist
10 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.88%) Security Specialist
11 5 (4.90%) Check Point Specialist
11 5 (4.90%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) XML
2 4 (3.92%) BAPI
2 4 (3.92%) Hibernate
2 4 (3.92%) HTML
2 4 (3.92%) HTML5
2 4 (3.92%) JPA
2 4 (3.92%) jQuery
2 4 (3.92%) JSON
2 4 (3.92%) Middleware
2 4 (3.92%) REST
2 4 (3.92%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (3.92%) SAPUI5
2 4 (3.92%) Spring
2 4 (3.92%) XML Schema
3 2 (1.96%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.96%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (1.96%) SOAP
3 2 (1.96%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 15 (14.71%) Cryptography
3 14 (13.73%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.88%) SecurID
6 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.90%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.92%) PKI
7 4 (3.92%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.92%) User Experience
8 3 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.96%) PMI
9 2 (1.96%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Windows
2 3 (2.94%) Linux
2 3 (2.94%) Unix
2 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.98%) Android
4 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) Security Management
2 21 (20.59%) Security Operations
3 20 (19.61%) E-Commerce
4 12 (11.76%) Information Security Management
5 10 (9.80%) Project Management
6 9 (8.82%) Security Architecture
7 8 (7.84%) Change Management
7 8 (7.84%) ITIL
7 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.86%) Data Protection
8 7 (6.86%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.86%) SIEM
8 7 (6.86%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.88%) Patch Management
9 6 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (5.88%) Time Management
10 5 (4.90%) Regression Testing
10 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) SQL
2 4 (3.92%) ABAP
2 4 (3.92%) Groovy
2 4 (3.92%) Java
2 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.92%) Scala
3 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.96%) SAPscript
3 2 (1.96%) VBScript
4 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (28.43%) CISSP
2 10 (9.80%) CISA
2 10 (9.80%) CISM
3 5 (4.90%) Degree
3 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) CRISC
4 3 (2.94%) PCI QSA
5 2 (1.96%) CCSE
5 2 (1.96%) CEH
5 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.96%) CSSLP
5 2 (1.96%) ISSAP
5 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.98%) CCNA
6 1 (0.98%) CCSP
6 1 (0.98%) GIAC
6 1 (0.98%) MCSE
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.98%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.59%) PCI DSS
2 15 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (10.78%) COBIT
4 4 (3.92%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.94%) TickIT
6 2 (1.96%) QA
7 1 (0.98%) COSO
7 1 (0.98%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.98%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.96%) XenApp
3 2 (1.96%) XenServer
4 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) QRadar
2 6 (5.88%) Nexpose
3 2 (1.96%) Nessus
4 1 (0.98%) EnCase
4 1 (0.98%) SCCM
4 1 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) CheckPoint
1 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.86%) Intel Security
2 7 (6.86%) Rapid7
3 6 (5.88%) Forcepoint
3 6 (5.88%) SAP
4 5 (4.90%) VMware
5 4 (3.92%) Cisco
5 4 (3.92%) HP
6 3 (2.94%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.94%) Citrix
6 3 (2.94%) IronPort
6 3 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.96%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.96%) IBM
7 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.96%) Symantec
8 1 (0.98%) Cognos
8 1 (0.98%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle
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