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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 73 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 57 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.50% 1.88% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 2.46% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 38
Median daily rate £438 £498 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% +24.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £372 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -38.00%
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
1837 1992 2270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.64% 76.53% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1154 1460
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 199 143
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Hertfordshire +11 19 £625 +29.19% 8
Cambridgeshire +20 18 £400 -11.11% 2
Essex +10 12 £344 +5.76% 1
Suffolk -5 4 £469 -21.87% 2
Bedfordshire -8 3 £475 +4.10% 9
Norfolk +6 1 £650 +8.33%
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 54 (36.99%) CISSP
2 40 (27.40%) Finance
3 36 (24.66%) CISM
4 25 (17.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (15.75%) Firewall
5 23 (15.75%) PCI DSS
5 23 (15.75%) SIEM
6 21 (14.38%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (14.38%) CISA
7 20 (13.70%) Risk Management
7 20 (13.70%) Hibernate
7 20 (13.70%) HTML
7 20 (13.70%) JavaScript
7 20 (13.70%) OO
7 20 (13.70%) Spring
8 19 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (13.01%) Security Operations
9 17 (11.64%) Web Services
9 17 (11.64%) Network Security
10 16 (10.96%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (10.96%) ITIL
10 16 (10.96%) PRINCE2
10 16 (10.96%) Windows
10 16 (10.96%) SOA
10 16 (10.96%) Project Management
11 15 (10.27%) J2EE
11 15 (10.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 15 (10.27%) Data Protection
12 14 (9.59%) .NET

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 3 (2.05%) IIS
1 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) Office 365
2 4 (2.74%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.75%) Firewall
2 17 (11.64%) Network Security
3 10 (6.85%) LAN
3 10 (6.85%) WAN
4 9 (6.16%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.48%) VPN
6 7 (4.79%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (4.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (4.79%) Spanning Tree
6 7 (4.79%) tcpdump
6 7 (4.79%) Wireshark
7 6 (4.11%) BGP
7 6 (4.11%) Internet
7 6 (4.11%) OSPF
8 3 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.37%) DHCP
9 2 (1.37%) DNS
9 2 (1.37%) Wireless
9 2 (1.37%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.11%) MongoDB
1 6 (4.11%) NoSQL
1 6 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.42%) GIS
3 3 (2.05%) Big Data
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (4.11%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.11%) IntelliJ
1 6 (4.11%) Jenkins
1 6 (4.11%) JUnit
1 6 (4.11%) Mercurial
1 6 (4.11%) Mockito
1 6 (4.11%) WebStorm
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) Maven
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (27.40%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Banking
3 6 (4.11%) Legal
4 4 (2.74%) Local Government
4 4 (2.74%) Retail
4 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.05%) French Language
6 2 (1.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (23.29%) Analyst
1 34 (23.29%) Consultant
2 33 (22.60%) Security Consultant
3 28 (19.18%) Security Analyst
4 25 (17.12%) Architect
5 14 (9.59%) Information Security Consultant
5 14 (9.59%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.53%) Information Analyst
6 11 (7.53%) Information Security Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) Security Manager
8 8 (5.48%) IT Consultant
8 8 (5.48%) IT Security Consultant
8 8 (5.48%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.79%) Applications Consultant
9 7 (4.79%) Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Information Security Manager
10 6 (4.11%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Information Manager
11 5 (3.42%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.70%) Hibernate
1 20 (13.70%) HTML
1 20 (13.70%) Spring
2 17 (11.64%) Web Services
3 15 (10.27%) J2EE
4 14 (9.59%) .NET
4 14 (9.59%) Apache Flex
4 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.11%) HTML5
5 6 (4.11%) JPA
5 6 (4.11%) jQuery
5 6 (4.11%) JSON
5 6 (4.11%) REST
5 6 (4.11%) XML
5 6 (4.11%) XML Schema
6 4 (2.74%) Middleware
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (7.53%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.42%) CESG
5 5 (3.42%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.74%) EMV
6 4 (2.74%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.74%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.05%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (2.05%) PMI
8 2 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.37%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) iPad
9 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.96%) Windows
2 7 (4.79%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.42%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.74%) Linux
5 3 (2.05%) Unix
6 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.75%) SIEM
2 21 (14.38%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (13.70%) OO
3 20 (13.70%) Risk Management
4 19 (13.01%) Security Operations
4 19 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.96%) ITIL
5 16 (10.96%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (10.96%) PRINCE2
5 16 (10.96%) Project Management
5 16 (10.96%) SOA
6 15 (10.27%) Data Protection
6 15 (10.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 13 (8.90%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (6.16%) Load Balancing
9 8 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.48%) Incident Management
9 8 (5.48%) Presales
9 8 (5.48%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.70%) JavaScript
2 12 (8.22%) SQL
3 10 (6.85%) Java
4 6 (4.11%) Groovy
4 6 (4.11%) Scala
5 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.68%) C
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) Python
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby
6 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (36.99%) CISSP
2 36 (24.66%) CISM
3 21 (14.38%) CISA
4 11 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.16%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.48%) CCNP
6 8 (5.48%) CRISC
7 6 (4.11%) CLAS
7 6 (4.11%) IISP
8 4 (2.74%) CBAP
8 4 (2.74%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (2.74%) Degree
8 4 (2.74%) ISEB
9 3 (2.05%) CCNA
9 3 (2.05%) GIAC
9 3 (2.05%) GISP
9 3 (2.05%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (15.75%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.48%) COBIT
4 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.37%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.37%) RMADS
6 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.37%) Docker
2 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) Nessus
2 4 (2.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.68%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 14 (9.59%) Adobe
1 14 (9.59%) CheckPoint
2 12 (8.22%) Juniper
3 9 (6.16%) Cisco
3 9 (6.16%) Splunk
4 8 (5.48%) ArcSight
4 8 (5.48%) F5
4 8 (5.48%) Fortinet
4 8 (5.48%) LogLogic
4 8 (5.48%) LogRhythm
5 7 (4.79%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.11%) Tripwire
6 6 (4.11%) Varonis
7 5 (3.42%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.74%) Citrix
8 4 (2.74%) Dell
9 2 (1.37%) Intel
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle
9 2 (1.37%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.37%) VMware
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