The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 115 106 124
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing Information Security 29 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.96% 0.75% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.08% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 4
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£400 £401 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +84.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £578 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £60.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £60.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-33.34% +84.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2220 1667 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.36% 69.69% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1299 869 999
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 132 233
Average hourly rate £28.83 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.65% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.60 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Security
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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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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
Essex +11 14 £375 -
Hertfordshire -1 6 £675 +31.70% 2
Bedfordshire -15 5 £475 +22.58% 6
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £425 +6.25% 2
Suffolk - 1 £400 - 2
Norfolk - - - - 2
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Firewall
3 13 (30.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (30.95%) CISSP
4 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 9 (21.43%) Windows
4 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (19.05%) Security Management
6 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL
7 6 (14.29%) Degree
7 6 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 5 (11.90%) Legal
8 5 (11.90%) VMware
8 5 (11.90%) COBIT
8 5 (11.90%) Web Services
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco
8 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.90%) CISM
8 5 (11.90%) Citrix
8 5 (11.90%) Network Security
8 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
9 4 (9.52%) Information Governance
9 4 (9.52%) ScanSafe
9 4 (9.52%) ISA Server
9 4 (9.52%) Project Management
9 4 (9.52%) VPN
9 4 (9.52%) LAN
9 4 (9.52%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) Network Security
3 4 (9.52%) VPN
3 4 (9.52%) LAN
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) Telnet
5 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.38%) HTTP
5 1 (2.38%) SSL
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) QADirector
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Security Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Security Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Information Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) IT Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior IT Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Service Continuity Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Head of Information Security
8 2 (4.76%) Head of Security
8 2 (4.76%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) REST
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) AS400
3 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) AIX
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (19.05%) Security Management
3 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 4 (9.52%) Information Governance
5 4 (9.52%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) Operations Management
5 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 4 (9.52%) Information Security Management
6 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.14%) CRM
6 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.14%) Use Case
7 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) CISSP
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) CISM
4 3 (7.14%) GIAC
5 2 (4.76%) SSCP
5 2 (4.76%) GSEC
5 2 (4.76%) CISA
6 1 (2.38%) CEH
6 1 (2.38%) CCNP
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CSSLP
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.90%) COBIT
2 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) ISA Server
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) WebInspect
2 1 (2.38%) ZENworks
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) VMware
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.90%) Citrix
2 4 (9.52%) ScanSafe
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Qualys
3 2 (4.76%) F5
3 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Progress
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec
4 1 (2.38%) McAfee
4 1 (2.38%) Juniper
4 1 (2.38%) BMC
4 1 (2.38%) NetApp
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) TippingPoint
Hertfordshire
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago