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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 79 125 108
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -17
Contract jobs citing Information Security 52 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.91% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 0.47% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 4
Average daily rate
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£430 £366 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.40% -28.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £743
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £51.00 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-60.78% +187.97%
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
2061 2108 1583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.83% 72.59% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1193 883
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 147 131
Average hourly rate £36.13 £30.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% -14.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £44.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Hertfordshire +8 21 £333 -1.32% 8
Bedfordshire +15 8 £500 -
Cambridgeshire +9 8 £444 +4.41% 7
Suffolk - 8 £450 - 2
Essex -3 6 £430 +17.40%
Norfolk - 4 £425 - 1
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 26 (33.33%) Firewall
3 21 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (23.08%) CISSP
5 17 (21.79%) PCI DSS
6 16 (20.51%) MS Office
6 16 (20.51%) ITIL
7 15 (19.23%) Windows
7 15 (19.23%) Service Delivery
8 14 (17.95%) Finance
9 13 (16.67%) CISM
9 13 (16.67%) PKI
9 13 (16.67%) SIEM
10 12 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 12 (15.38%) Symantec
11 11 (14.10%) McAfee
12 10 (12.82%) UAG
12 10 (12.82%) Network Security
13 9 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (11.54%) Project Management
13 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
14 8 (10.26%) SQL
14 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
14 8 (10.26%) Linux
14 8 (10.26%) SSCP
14 8 (10.26%) Data Security
15 7 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
15 7 (8.97%) CEH
15 7 (8.97%) GIAC
15 7 (8.97%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (5.13%) Lync
2 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.56%) Apache
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Office
2 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.33%) Firewall
2 10 (12.82%) Network Security
3 6 (7.69%) DNS
4 4 (5.13%) VPN
4 4 (5.13%) Unified Communications
4 4 (5.13%) PABX
5 3 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.85%) WAN
5 3 (3.85%) DHCP
6 2 (2.56%) LAN
6 2 (2.56%) IPv4
6 2 (2.56%) IPv6
6 2 (2.56%) SAN
6 2 (2.56%) Wireless
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.28%) Internet
7 1 (1.28%) LDAP
7 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.56%) MS Access
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) EDMS
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Local Government
3 3 (3.85%) Publishing
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Analyst
2 19 (24.36%) Security Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.26%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Security Manager
5 7 (8.97%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (8.97%) Architect
5 7 (8.97%) Information Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Developer
7 5 (6.41%) MI Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Information Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Unified Communications Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Information Risk Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Information Security Risk Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Flash
2 1 (1.28%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.28%) MDX
2 1 (1.28%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) PKI
2 12 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) PMI
4 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.56%) GIS
4 2 (2.56%) AS400
4 2 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.56%) iSeries
4 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.28%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Linux
3 7 (8.97%) UNIX
4 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.85%) AIX
5 3 (3.85%) Solaris
6 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.56%) HPUX
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.56%) Android
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) ITIL
2 15 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 13 (16.67%) SIEM
4 9 (11.54%) Project Management
5 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.26%) Data Security
6 7 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.69%) Security Patching
8 5 (6.41%) Cyber Security
8 5 (6.41%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (6.41%) Supplier Management
8 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.13%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.13%) Security Management
9 4 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) VBA
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) CISSP
2 13 (16.67%) CISM
3 8 (10.26%) SSCP
4 7 (8.97%) CEH
4 7 (8.97%) GIAC
5 6 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 6 (7.69%) CISA
5 6 (7.69%) Degree
5 6 (7.69%) CISMP
6 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.56%) CCNA
8 2 (2.56%) PCI QSA
8 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.28%) ISACA
9 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.28%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.28%) CCNP
9 1 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (21.79%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.85%) COBIT
4 2 (2.56%) SLA
5 1 (1.28%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) UAG
2 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (8.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (7.69%) WSUS
4 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.56%) Nessus
4 2 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (1.28%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) Symantec
3 11 (14.10%) McAfee
4 6 (7.69%) Splunk
5 5 (6.41%) Trend Micro
5 5 (6.41%) Websense
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle
6 4 (5.13%) Citrix
6 4 (5.13%) Sophos
6 4 (5.13%) Sourcefire
7 3 (3.85%) LogRhythm
7 3 (3.85%) Qualys
7 3 (3.85%) VMware
7 3 (3.85%) CA
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco
7 3 (3.85%) IBM
7 3 (3.85%) HP
8 2 (2.56%) SAP
8 2 (2.56%) Dell
8 2 (2.56%) NetApp
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