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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 54 90 130
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +40
Contract jobs citing Information Security 82 54 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.25% 1.83% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 2.34% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 29 10
Median daily rate £438 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £448 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £21.63 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.40 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% -46.27%
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
1997 2309 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.25% 78.46% 75.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1150 1395 1280
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 161 153
Median hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 27 June 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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Cambridgeshire +37 24 £413 -8.33% 5
Hertfordshire +16 21 £431 +23.21% 2
Essex +6 11 £400 -3.61%
Suffolk -2 11 £550 +22.22% 3
Bedfordshire +6 9 £525 +16.66% 3
Norfolk +6 9 £600 +26.31%
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 52 (34.90%) CISSP
2 38 (25.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (24.16%) CISM
3 36 (24.16%) Security Operations
4 33 (22.15%) Security Management
5 27 (18.12%) Project Management
5 27 (18.12%) Windows
6 26 (17.45%) Finance
7 22 (14.77%) Management Information System
7 22 (14.77%) Information Security Management
8 21 (14.09%) Security Operations Centre
9 20 (13.42%) SaaS
9 20 (13.42%) PRINCE2
9 20 (13.42%) ISMS
10 19 (12.75%) CISA
10 19 (12.75%) IaaS
11 17 (11.41%) Network Security
12 16 (10.74%) PCI DSS
12 16 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (10.74%) PMI Certification
13 14 (9.40%) Active Directory
13 14 (9.40%) Risk Management
14 13 (8.72%) PMI
14 13 (8.72%) MS Office
14 13 (8.72%) Legal
14 13 (8.72%) Security Architecture
15 12 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (8.05%) VMware
15 12 (8.05%) Linux
15 12 (8.05%) E-Commerce

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (1.34%) MS Project Server
1 2 (1.34%) NetWeaver
1 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) MS Office
2 10 (6.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.34%) MS Project
4 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.68%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.67%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.42%) SaaS
2 19 (12.75%) IaaS
3 12 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (6.04%) PaaS
6 4 (2.68%) Office 365
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.41%) Network Security
2 11 (7.38%) Firewall
3 3 (2.01%) VPN
3 3 (2.01%) WAN
4 2 (1.34%) FTP
4 2 (1.34%) Internet
4 2 (1.34%) LAN
4 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.67%) PABX
5 1 (0.67%) Skype
5 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.36%) GIS
1 5 (3.36%) SAP HANA
2 4 (2.68%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (1.34%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.67%) Lumira
4 1 (0.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (2.68%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.68%) IntelliJ
1 4 (2.68%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.68%) JUnit
1 4 (2.68%) Maven
1 4 (2.68%) Mercurial
1 4 (2.68%) Mockito
1 4 (2.68%) WebStorm
2 1 (0.67%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (17.45%) Finance
2 13 (8.72%) Legal
3 6 (4.03%) Retail
4 5 (3.36%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.01%) Banking
7 1 (0.67%) French Language
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (30.87%) Analyst
2 41 (27.52%) Security Analyst
3 31 (20.81%) Security Manager
4 29 (19.46%) Project Manager
5 28 (18.79%) Architect
6 27 (18.12%) Security Architect
6 27 (18.12%) Security Project Manager
7 19 (12.75%) Information Analyst
7 19 (12.75%) Information Security Analyst
8 18 (12.08%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (11.41%) Consultant
9 17 (11.41%) Security Solutions Architect
10 13 (8.72%) Business Analyst
10 13 (8.72%) Information Architect
10 13 (8.72%) Information Security Architect
10 13 (8.72%) Security Consultant
11 10 (6.71%) Project Analyst
12 9 (6.04%) Information Manager
12 9 (6.04%) Information Security Manager
12 9 (6.04%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) XML
2 4 (2.68%) BAPI
2 4 (2.68%) Hibernate
2 4 (2.68%) HTML
2 4 (2.68%) HTML5
2 4 (2.68%) JPA
2 4 (2.68%) jQuery
2 4 (2.68%) JSON
2 4 (2.68%) REST
2 4 (2.68%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (2.68%) SAPUI5
2 4 (2.68%) Spring
2 4 (2.68%) XML Schema
3 2 (1.34%) Middleware
3 2 (1.34%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.34%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (1.34%) SOAP
3 2 (1.34%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (1.34%) Web Services
3 2 (1.34%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.77%) Management Information System
2 21 (14.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (8.72%) PMI
4 11 (7.38%) Cryptography
5 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.71%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.36%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.68%) User Experience
8 3 (2.01%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.01%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.01%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.01%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.34%) CESG
9 2 (1.34%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.34%) EMV
9 2 (1.34%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.12%) Windows
2 12 (8.05%) Linux
3 9 (6.04%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.03%) Windows 8
5 6 (4.03%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.03%) Windows Vista
6 5 (3.36%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.67%) Unix
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.16%) Security Operations
2 33 (22.15%) Security Management
3 27 (18.12%) Project Management
4 22 (14.77%) Information Security Management
5 20 (13.42%) ISMS
5 20 (13.42%) PRINCE2
6 16 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (9.40%) Risk Management
8 13 (8.72%) Security Architecture
9 12 (8.05%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.38%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (7.38%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (6.71%) ITIL
12 9 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (6.04%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (5.37%) Identity Access Management
14 7 (4.70%) Business Analysis
14 7 (4.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 7 (4.70%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (4.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.03%) SQL
2 4 (2.68%) ABAP
2 4 (2.68%) Groovy
2 4 (2.68%) Java
2 4 (2.68%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.68%) Scala
3 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.34%) C
4 2 (1.34%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 52 (34.90%) CISSP
2 36 (24.16%) CISM
3 19 (12.75%) CISA
4 16 (10.74%) PMI Certification
5 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.37%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.36%) Degree
8 4 (2.68%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.01%) CCNA
9 3 (2.01%) CLAS
9 3 (2.01%) PMP
10 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.34%) CRISC
10 2 (1.34%) ISEB
11 1 (0.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.67%) CBAP
11 1 (0.67%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (25.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (10.74%) PCI DSS
3 12 (8.05%) COBIT
4 7 (4.70%) SLA
5 3 (2.01%) QA
6 2 (1.34%) GxP
6 2 (1.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.34%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.34%) RMADS
6 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.67%) RACF
3 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) SCCM
2 6 (4.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.34%) QRadar
4 1 (0.67%) Nessus
4 1 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (8.05%) VMware
2 11 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.70%) SAP
4 6 (4.03%) Apple
4 6 (4.03%) Citrix
5 3 (2.01%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.01%) Cisco
5 3 (2.01%) Dell
5 3 (2.01%) Juniper
5 3 (2.01%) Palo Alto
5 3 (2.01%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.34%) Varonis
7 1 (0.67%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.67%) F5
7 1 (0.67%) FireEye
7 1 (0.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.67%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle
7 1 (0.67%) Proofpoint
7 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds
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