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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 49 97 117
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +20
Contract jobs citing Information Security 88 55 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.43% 1.76% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 2.23% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 16
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £22.25 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -49.99%
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
2049 2461 2295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.98% 78.80% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1509 1337
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 164 156
Median hourly rate £35.47 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 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 July 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 +31 18 £413 +2.99% 5
Hertfordshire +16 18 £450 +42.17% 4
Bedfordshire +11 18 £450 -14.28% 5
Suffolk +6 18 £550 -
Essex +8 13 £400 -13.97%
Norfolk +4 7 £313 -37.50% 1
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 56 (35.00%) CISSP
2 42 (26.25%) CISM
2 42 (26.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (23.75%) Security Operations
4 34 (21.25%) Security Management
5 33 (20.63%) Finance
6 31 (19.38%) Project Management
7 30 (18.75%) Windows
8 26 (16.25%) Security Operations Centre
9 24 (15.00%) PRINCE2
10 23 (14.38%) CISA
10 23 (14.38%) Information Security Management
11 20 (12.50%) Management Information System
11 20 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (12.50%) ISMS
11 20 (12.50%) SaaS
12 19 (11.88%) IaaS
13 18 (11.25%) Active Directory
14 16 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (10.00%) PMI Certification
15 14 (8.75%) Risk Management
15 14 (8.75%) MS Office
15 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (8.75%) Vulnerability Management
16 13 (8.13%) Identity Access Management
16 13 (8.13%) Linux
16 13 (8.13%) PMI
16 13 (8.13%) Firewall
16 13 (8.13%) COBIT
17 12 (7.50%) Network Security

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 (1.25%) MS Project Server
1 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (8.75%) MS Office
2 11 (6.88%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.50%) SaaS
2 19 (11.88%) IaaS
3 12 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (5.63%) PaaS
6 7 (4.38%) Office 365
7 4 (2.50%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.13%) Firewall
2 12 (7.50%) Network Security
3 6 (3.75%) VPN
4 3 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.88%) WAN
5 2 (1.25%) Internet
5 2 (1.25%) LAN
5 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.63%) DHCP
6 1 (0.63%) DNS
6 1 (0.63%) PABX
6 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.63%) Skype
6 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.13%) GIS
2 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.50%) IntelliJ
1 4 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.50%) JUnit
1 4 (2.50%) Mercurial
1 4 (2.50%) Mockito
1 4 (2.50%) WebStorm
2 3 (1.88%) Maven
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (20.63%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Retail
3 4 (2.50%) Legal
4 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) French Language
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (31.88%) Analyst
2 45 (28.13%) Security Analyst
3 34 (21.25%) Security Manager
4 31 (19.38%) Project Manager
5 29 (18.13%) Security Project Manager
6 22 (13.75%) Consultant
7 21 (13.13%) Architect
8 20 (12.50%) Security Architect
9 19 (11.88%) Security Consultant
10 18 (11.25%) Information Analyst
10 18 (11.25%) Information Security Analyst
10 18 (11.25%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (10.63%) Security Solutions Architect
12 15 (9.38%) Business Analyst
13 13 (8.13%) Project Analyst
14 11 (6.88%) Information Manager
15 10 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
15 10 (6.25%) IT Manager
15 10 (6.25%) IT Security Manager
16 9 (5.63%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.50%) Hibernate
1 4 (2.50%) HTML
1 4 (2.50%) HTML5
1 4 (2.50%) JPA
1 4 (2.50%) jQuery
1 4 (2.50%) JSON
1 4 (2.50%) REST
1 4 (2.50%) Spring
1 4 (2.50%) XML
1 4 (2.50%) XML Schema
2 2 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.25%) Security Operations Centre
2 20 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.13%) PMI
5 8 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.13%) CESG
6 5 (3.13%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.50%) EMV
7 4 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.88%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.88%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.88%) PKI
8 3 (1.88%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.88%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.88%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.75%) Windows
2 13 (8.13%) Linux
3 10 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.38%) Windows 8
4 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.75%) Windows Vista
6 5 (3.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.75%) Security Operations
2 34 (21.25%) Security Management
3 31 (19.38%) Project Management
4 24 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 23 (14.38%) Information Security Management
6 20 (12.50%) ISMS
6 20 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (8.75%) Risk Management
8 14 (8.75%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (8.13%) Identity Access Management
10 12 (7.50%) SIEM
11 11 (6.88%) ITIL
12 10 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (6.25%) Business Analysis
13 8 (5.00%) Patch Management
14 7 (4.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 7 (4.38%) Data Protection
14 7 (4.38%) Security Architecture
14 7 (4.38%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.38%) SQL
2 4 (2.50%) Groovy
2 4 (2.50%) Java
2 4 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.50%) Scala
3 3 (1.88%) C
3 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (35.00%) CISSP
2 42 (26.25%) CISM
3 23 (14.38%) CISA
4 16 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (2.50%) Degree
6 4 (2.50%) ISEB
6 4 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.88%) CBAP
7 3 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.88%) CLAS
7 3 (1.88%) PMP
7 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.25%) CCNA
8 2 (1.25%) CRISC
9 1 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.63%) CCSP
9 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (26.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.13%) COBIT
3 8 (5.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (4.38%) SLA
5 3 (1.88%) QA
6 2 (1.25%) GxP
6 2 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.25%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.25%) RMADS
6 2 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.63%) RACF
3 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) SCCM
2 6 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.63%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 12 (7.50%) VMware
2 6 (3.75%) Apple
2 6 (3.75%) Citrix
2 6 (3.75%) Varonis
3 5 (3.13%) CheckPoint
3 5 (3.13%) Juniper
3 5 (3.13%) Palo Alto
4 3 (1.88%) Cisco
4 3 (1.88%) Dell
5 2 (1.25%) IBM
5 2 (1.25%) SAP
5 2 (1.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.63%) F5
6 1 (0.63%) FireEye
6 1 (0.63%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.63%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle
6 1 (0.63%) Proofpoint
6 1 (0.63%) Trustwave
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