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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 106 123 104
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing Information Security 40 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 0.92% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.19% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 8
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £70.00 - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.84 £17.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+173.34% -66.66%
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
2391 2437 1731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.88% 77.66% 72.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1460 875
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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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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 +19 12 £515 +3.00% 1
Essex -7 9 £500 +42.85% 3
Suffolk +7 7 £575 +53.33% 1
Hertfordshire +4 7 £463 -31.48% 9
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £300 -22.58% 2
Norfolk - 2 £500 - 1
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 28 (30.43%) CISSP
2 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (23.91%) Firewall
4 21 (22.83%) ITIL
5 19 (20.65%) Finance
6 18 (19.57%) Security Management
7 17 (18.48%) CISM
8 15 (16.30%) Service Delivery
9 14 (15.22%) McAfee
9 14 (15.22%) Information Security Management
9 14 (15.22%) PKI
9 14 (15.22%) Windows
9 14 (15.22%) SQL
10 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2
10 13 (14.13%) MS Office
10 13 (14.13%) Project Management
11 12 (13.04%) Data Protection
12 11 (11.96%) Symantec
13 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
13 10 (10.87%) UAG
14 9 (9.78%) Security Architecture
14 9 (9.78%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (9.78%) PCI DSS
14 9 (9.78%) Security Testing
14 9 (9.78%) ISMS
14 9 (9.78%) Management Information System
15 8 (8.70%) PMI Certification
15 8 (8.70%) Degree
15 8 (8.70%) SIEM

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.35%) Lync
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.17%) Apache
3 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) MS Office
2 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Office 365
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.91%) Firewall
2 7 (7.61%) DNS
3 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.43%) VPN
5 4 (4.35%) Network Security
5 4 (4.35%) Unified Communications
5 4 (4.35%) PABX
6 3 (3.26%) WAN
6 3 (3.26%) DHCP
6 3 (3.26%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.17%) Wireless
7 2 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.17%) IPv4
7 2 (2.17%) IPv6
7 2 (2.17%) LDAP
7 2 (2.17%) LAN
8 1 (1.09%) SSL
8 1 (1.09%) SAN
8 1 (1.09%) Internet
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Power View
3 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) JUnit
1 1 (1.09%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.09%) Maven
1 1 (1.09%) JIRA
1 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.09%) Mockito
1 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.09%) WebStorm
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Publishing
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Legal
4 2 (2.17%) Electronics
4 2 (2.17%) Local Government
5 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 14 (15.22%) IT Security Manager
3 12 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.96%) Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Information Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Information Security Specialist
7 5 (5.43%) Security Architect
7 5 (5.43%) MI Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Information Specialist
7 5 (5.43%) Security Specialist
7 5 (5.43%) Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Unified Communications Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Communications Manager
9 3 (3.26%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) REST
2 1 (1.09%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) JSP
2 1 (1.09%) XML
2 1 (1.09%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.09%) Spring
2 1 (1.09%) JSON
2 1 (1.09%) MDX
2 1 (1.09%) jQuery
2 1 (1.09%) JPA
2 1 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) PKI
2 9 (9.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.61%) PMI
4 6 (6.52%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.26%) SecurID
6 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.17%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.17%) GIS
6 2 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) RMADS
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.09%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.35%) UNIX
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.17%) Android
5 2 (2.17%) AIX
6 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.09%) VMS
6 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) ITIL
2 18 (19.57%) Security Management
3 15 (16.30%) Service Delivery
4 14 (15.22%) Information Security Management
5 13 (14.13%) Project Management
5 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2
6 12 (13.04%) Data Protection
7 9 (9.78%) Security Testing
7 9 (9.78%) ISMS
7 9 (9.78%) Security Architecture
8 8 (8.70%) SIEM
9 7 (7.61%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (5.43%) Supplier Management
11 5 (5.43%) Build Automation
11 5 (5.43%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.43%) Cyber Security
12 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) SQL
2 6 (6.52%) VBA
3 1 (1.09%) Groovy
3 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.09%) Scala
3 1 (1.09%) VBScript
3 1 (1.09%) Java
3 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (30.43%) CISSP
2 17 (18.48%) CISM
3 8 (8.70%) Degree
3 8 (8.70%) PMI Certification
4 6 (6.52%) GIAC
4 6 (6.52%) ISACA
5 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.43%) MCSE
6 4 (4.35%) SSCP
6 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.26%) CISA
8 2 (2.17%) CCNA
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.09%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.09%) CEH
9 1 (1.09%) ISSMP
9 1 (1.09%) MBCS
9 1 (1.09%) PMP
9 1 (1.09%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.26%) COBIT
3 3 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.17%) COSO
4 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.17%) SLA
5 1 (1.09%) GCP
5 1 (1.09%) GMP
5 1 (1.09%) GLP
5 1 (1.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) UAG
2 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.17%) XenApp
5 1 (1.09%) XenServer
5 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (7.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.17%) Nessus
3 2 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.22%) McAfee
3 11 (11.96%) Symantec
4 6 (6.52%) Cisco
5 5 (5.43%) IBM
5 5 (5.43%) Trend Micro
5 5 (5.43%) Websense
6 4 (4.35%) Splunk
6 4 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.26%) Rapid7
7 3 (3.26%) VMware
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle
7 3 (3.26%) Citrix
7 3 (3.26%) CA
8 2 (2.17%) HP
8 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) Qualys
9 1 (1.09%) Imperva
9 1 (1.09%) Dell
9 1 (1.09%) Apple
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