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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 62 97 107
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +10
Contract jobs citing Information Security 70 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.88% 1.56% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.02% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 30
Median daily rate £450 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £474 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.90% +5.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £70.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £70.00 £48.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £70.00 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-64.04% -1.11%
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
1942 2178 2420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.85% 77.07% 78.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1242 1489
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 168 144
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.65 £26.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.85% +22.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 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
Bedfordshire +5 21 £481 -6.55% 2
Hertfordshire +10 20 £431 -9.21% 3
Essex +6 10 £344 -32.09%
Suffolk +6 10 £525 -8.69% 1
Cambridgeshire +22 7 £475 +35.71% 4
Norfolk -2 3 £313 -40.47%
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 62 (39.49%) CISSP
2 45 (28.66%) CISM
3 33 (21.02%) Finance
4 32 (20.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (18.47%) Security Operations
6 26 (16.56%) Project Management
7 24 (15.29%) CISA
8 23 (14.65%) PRINCE2
8 23 (14.65%) Windows
8 23 (14.65%) Security Operations Centre
9 22 (14.01%) Security Management
10 21 (13.38%) Firewall
10 21 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (12.10%) Risk Management
11 19 (12.10%) PCI DSS
11 19 (12.10%) SIEM
12 18 (11.46%) Network Security
13 17 (10.83%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (10.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 16 (10.19%) Management Information System
14 16 (10.19%) Active Directory
15 15 (9.55%) Data Protection
16 14 (8.92%) Penetration Testing
16 14 (8.92%) Information Security Management
17 13 (8.28%) ITIL
18 12 (7.64%) Cisco
18 12 (7.64%) Microsoft
18 12 (7.64%) PMI Certification
18 12 (7.64%) CheckPoint
18 12 (7.64%) Identity Access Management

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 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.91%) IIS
3 2 (1.27%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.37%) MS Office
3 5 (3.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) SaaS
2 6 (3.82%) IaaS
2 6 (3.82%) Office 365
3 4 (2.55%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.38%) Firewall
2 18 (11.46%) Network Security
3 11 (7.01%) WAN
4 10 (6.37%) LAN
4 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (4.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (4.46%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (4.46%) tcpdump
5 7 (4.46%) Wireshark
6 6 (3.82%) BGP
6 6 (3.82%) OSPF
6 6 (3.82%) VPN
7 5 (3.18%) Internet
8 3 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.64%) DHCP
9 1 (0.64%) DNS
9 1 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.64%) Wireless
9 1 (0.64%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.46%) GIS
2 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.18%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.18%) IntelliJ
1 5 (3.18%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.18%) JUnit
1 5 (3.18%) Mercurial
1 5 (3.18%) Mockito
1 5 (3.18%) WebStorm
2 2 (1.27%) Maven
3 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (21.02%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Retail
3 6 (3.82%) Legal
4 4 (2.55%) Local Government
5 3 (1.91%) French Language
5 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (26.11%) Analyst
2 36 (22.93%) Consultant
2 36 (22.93%) Security Analyst
3 33 (21.02%) Security Consultant
4 25 (15.92%) Security Manager
5 22 (14.01%) Project Manager
6 18 (11.46%) Security Project Manager
7 15 (9.55%) Information Security Consultant
8 14 (8.92%) Information Analyst
8 14 (8.92%) Information Security Analyst
9 13 (8.28%) Architect
10 11 (7.01%) Security Architect
11 10 (6.37%) Information Manager
11 10 (6.37%) IT Consultant
11 10 (6.37%) IT Manager
11 10 (6.37%) IT Security Consultant
11 10 (6.37%) IT Security Manager
12 9 (5.73%) Information Security Manager
12 9 (5.73%) Project Analyst
13 8 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.18%) Hibernate
1 5 (3.18%) HTML
1 5 (3.18%) HTML5
1 5 (3.18%) JPA
1 5 (3.18%) jQuery
1 5 (3.18%) JSON
1 5 (3.18%) REST
1 5 (3.18%) Spring
1 5 (3.18%) XML
1 5 (3.18%) XML Schema
2 2 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.65%) Security Operations Centre
2 16 (10.19%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.37%) PMI
5 5 (3.18%) CESG
5 5 (3.18%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.18%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.18%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.55%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.55%) EMV
7 3 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.91%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.91%) PKI
7 3 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.91%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.27%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.65%) Windows
2 10 (6.37%) Windows 7
3 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.18%) Linux
6 4 (2.55%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.91%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.47%) Security Operations
2 26 (16.56%) Project Management
3 23 (14.65%) PRINCE2
4 22 (14.01%) Security Management
5 21 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (12.10%) Risk Management
6 19 (12.10%) SIEM
7 17 (10.83%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (10.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 15 (9.55%) Data Protection
9 14 (8.92%) Information Security Management
9 14 (8.92%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (8.28%) ITIL
11 12 (7.64%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (7.64%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (7.01%) ISMS
12 11 (7.01%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (5.10%) Load Balancing
13 8 (5.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.01%) SQL
2 5 (3.18%) Groovy
2 5 (3.18%) Java
2 5 (3.18%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.18%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.18%) Scala
3 1 (0.64%) C
3 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (39.49%) CISSP
2 45 (28.66%) CISM
3 24 (15.29%) CISA
4 12 (7.64%) PMI Certification
5 11 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (5.73%) CRISC
6 9 (5.73%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.10%) CCNP
8 7 (4.46%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (3.82%) CLAS
10 5 (3.18%) Degree
11 3 (1.91%) CBAP
11 3 (1.91%) IISP
11 3 (1.91%) ISEB
11 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.27%) CCNA
12 2 (1.27%) PMP
13 1 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (12.10%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.46%) COBIT
4 4 (2.55%) SLA
5 3 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.27%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.27%) RMADS
7 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.64%) RACF
4 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.10%) Nessus
2 6 (3.82%) SCCM
3 3 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.64%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 12 (7.64%) CheckPoint
1 12 (7.64%) Cisco
1 12 (7.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.01%) Juniper
3 8 (5.10%) ArcSight
3 8 (5.10%) LogLogic
3 8 (5.10%) LogRhythm
3 8 (5.10%) Splunk
4 7 (4.46%) Citrix
4 7 (4.46%) F5
4 7 (4.46%) Fortinet
5 6 (3.82%) Tripwire
5 6 (3.82%) Varonis
6 5 (3.18%) Dell
6 5 (3.18%) VMware
7 4 (2.55%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.91%) Apple
9 2 (1.27%) IBM
9 2 (1.27%) Intel
9 2 (1.27%) Planview
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