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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 47 110 122
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 96 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.83% 1.30% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 1.67% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 19
Median daily rate £463 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £471 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.79% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.25 £70.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-63.41% +173.34%
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
1987 2400 2496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.35% 77.77% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 1450 1491
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 168 151
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Bedfordshire +12 24 £500 -2.91% 5
Hertfordshire +22 23 £450 -2.70% 7
Suffolk +14 16 £550 -4.34% 4
Cambridgeshire +32 15 £450 +50.00% 6
Essex +9 13 £350 -30.00%
Norfolk +4 6 £300 -40.00%
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 68 (39.53%) CISSP
2 50 (29.07%) CISM
3 43 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (22.09%) Finance
4 38 (22.09%) Security Operations
5 32 (18.60%) Security Management
6 31 (18.02%) Project Management
7 30 (17.44%) Security Operations Centre
8 28 (16.28%) PRINCE2
9 26 (15.12%) Windows
9 26 (15.12%) CISA
10 23 (13.37%) Firewall
10 23 (13.37%) Information Security Management
11 22 (12.79%) PCI DSS
12 20 (11.63%) ISMS
12 20 (11.63%) SIEM
13 19 (11.05%) Management Information System
13 19 (11.05%) Risk Management
13 19 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (11.05%) PMI Certification
13 19 (11.05%) Network Security
14 18 (10.47%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (9.88%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (9.30%) PMI
16 16 (9.30%) Active Directory
16 16 (9.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 16 (9.30%) SaaS
17 15 (8.72%) Vulnerability Management
18 14 (8.14%) IaaS
19 13 (7.56%) 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 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.16%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.58%) IIS
3 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.23%) MS Office
3 4 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.30%) SaaS
2 14 (8.14%) IaaS
3 8 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.49%) Office 365
4 6 (3.49%) PaaS
5 4 (2.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.37%) Firewall
2 19 (11.05%) Network Security
3 11 (6.40%) WAN
4 10 (5.81%) LAN
4 10 (5.81%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.07%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (4.07%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (4.07%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (4.07%) tcpdump
5 7 (4.07%) VPN
5 7 (4.07%) Wireshark
6 6 (3.49%) BGP
6 6 (3.49%) OSPF
7 5 (2.91%) Internet
8 3 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.58%) PABX
9 1 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.58%) Wireless
9 1 (0.58%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.49%) GIS
2 4 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.33%) IntelliJ
1 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.33%) JUnit
1 4 (2.33%) Mercurial
1 4 (2.33%) Mockito
1 4 (2.33%) WebStorm
2 2 (1.16%) Maven
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (22.09%) Finance
2 7 (4.07%) Retail
3 4 (2.33%) Legal
3 4 (2.33%) Local Government
4 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Automotive
5 2 (1.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 50 (29.07%) Analyst
2 44 (25.58%) Security Analyst
3 36 (20.93%) Security Manager
4 34 (19.77%) Consultant
5 32 (18.60%) Project Manager
6 31 (18.02%) Security Consultant
7 29 (16.86%) Security Project Manager
8 20 (11.63%) Architect
9 18 (10.47%) Security Architect
10 17 (9.88%) Information Analyst
10 17 (9.88%) Information Security Analyst
10 17 (9.88%) Information Security Consultant
11 16 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (8.72%) Business Analyst
13 14 (8.14%) Security Solutions Architect
14 13 (7.56%) Project Analyst
15 12 (6.98%) IT Manager
15 12 (6.98%) IT Security Manager
16 11 (6.40%) Information Manager
17 10 (5.81%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.33%) Hibernate
1 4 (2.33%) HTML
1 4 (2.33%) HTML5
1 4 (2.33%) JPA
1 4 (2.33%) jQuery
1 4 (2.33%) JSON
1 4 (2.33%) REST
1 4 (2.33%) Spring
1 4 (2.33%) XML
1 4 (2.33%) XML Schema
2 2 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.44%) Security Operations Centre
2 19 (11.05%) Management Information System
3 16 (9.30%) PMI
4 13 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.91%) CESG
6 4 (2.33%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.33%) EMV
6 4 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.33%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.74%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.74%) PKI
7 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.74%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.16%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.12%) Windows
2 10 (5.81%) Linux
3 8 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.49%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.74%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.09%) Security Operations
2 32 (18.60%) Security Management
3 31 (18.02%) Project Management
4 28 (16.28%) PRINCE2
5 23 (13.37%) Information Security Management
6 20 (11.63%) ISMS
6 20 (11.63%) SIEM
7 19 (11.05%) Risk Management
7 19 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (10.47%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (9.88%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (9.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 15 (8.72%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (7.56%) Data Protection
12 13 (7.56%) Identity Access Management
13 11 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (6.40%) ITIL
14 10 (5.81%) Business Analysis
15 8 (4.65%) Load Balancing
15 8 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.23%) SQL
2 4 (2.33%) Groovy
2 4 (2.33%) Java
2 4 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.33%) Scala
3 1 (0.58%) C
3 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (39.53%) CISSP
2 50 (29.07%) CISM
3 26 (15.12%) CISA
4 19 (11.05%) PMI Certification
5 11 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (5.23%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.65%) CCNP
8 7 (4.07%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (3.49%) CLAS
9 6 (3.49%) CRISC
10 4 (2.33%) ISEB
10 4 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.74%) CBAP
11 3 (1.74%) Degree
11 3 (1.74%) PMP
11 3 (1.74%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.16%) CCNA
13 1 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 1 (0.58%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (12.79%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.65%) COBIT
4 4 (2.33%) SLA
5 2 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.16%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.16%) QA
5 2 (1.16%) RMADS
5 2 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) RACF
4 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.65%) Nessus
2 5 (2.91%) SCCM
3 3 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.58%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (7.56%) CheckPoint
2 12 (6.98%) Cisco
2 12 (6.98%) Juniper
3 11 (6.40%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.23%) LogRhythm
4 9 (5.23%) VMware
5 8 (4.65%) ArcSight
5 8 (4.65%) F5
5 8 (4.65%) LogLogic
5 8 (4.65%) Splunk
6 7 (4.07%) Fortinet
7 6 (3.49%) Citrix
7 6 (3.49%) Tripwire
7 6 (3.49%) Varonis
8 5 (2.91%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.33%) Dell
10 3 (1.74%) Apple
11 2 (1.16%) IBM
11 2 (1.16%) Intel
11 2 (1.16%) SAP
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