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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 99 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 46 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.49% 0.95% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.26% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £535 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.80 £20.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+74.00% -66.66%
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
2363 2305 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.37% 75.33% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1449 1350 886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 159 132
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Bedfordshire +15 13 £525 +10.52% 4
Suffolk +17 12 £550 +37.50% 2
Hertfordshire -3 9 £428 -36.66% 7
Essex -14 8 £465 +32.85% 4
Cambridgeshire -5 3 £300 -22.58% 10
Norfolk - 3 £500 - 1
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 33 (33.00%) CISSP
2 29 (29.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (26.00%) Firewall
5 20 (20.00%) CISM
6 19 (19.00%) ITIL
7 16 (16.00%) Windows
7 16 (16.00%) Security Management
7 16 (16.00%) Finance
8 15 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 15 (15.00%) PCI DSS
9 14 (14.00%) SIEM
9 14 (14.00%) PKI
9 14 (14.00%) MS Office
9 14 (14.00%) McAfee
9 14 (14.00%) Project Management
10 13 (13.00%) SQL
10 13 (13.00%) Information Security Management
11 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.00%) PRINCE2
11 12 (12.00%) Symantec
12 11 (11.00%) Management Information System
13 10 (10.00%) GIAC
13 10 (10.00%) UAG
14 9 (9.00%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (9.00%) Data Protection
14 9 (9.00%) ISMS
15 8 (8.00%) Security Testing
15 8 (8.00%) Security Architecture
15 8 (8.00%) Penetration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.00%) Lync
2 2 (2.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (14.00%) MS Office
2 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.00%) Firewall
2 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.00%) DNS
4 6 (6.00%) Network Security
5 5 (5.00%) VPN
6 4 (4.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (4.00%) PABX
7 3 (3.00%) WAN
7 3 (3.00%) DHCP
7 3 (3.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.00%) Wireless
8 2 (2.00%) IPv4
8 2 (2.00%) IPv6
8 2 (2.00%) LAN
9 1 (1.00%) LDAP
9 1 (1.00%) SSL
9 1 (1.00%) Internet
9 1 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Power View
3 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.00%) EDMS
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Publishing
4 2 (2.00%) Local Government
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Security Manager
2 18 (18.00%) Analyst
3 14 (14.00%) Security Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) IT Security Manager
5 11 (11.00%) Project Manager
6 9 (9.00%) Information Manager
6 9 (9.00%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Architect
8 6 (6.00%) Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Security Architect
8 6 (6.00%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
9 5 (5.00%) MI Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Information Specialist
9 5 (5.00%) Security Specialist
9 5 (5.00%) Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Unified Communications Manager
11 3 (3.00%) Information Risk Manager
11 3 (3.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (1.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.00%) JSP
2 1 (1.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) PKI
2 11 (11.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.00%) PMI
4 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) SecurID
5 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.00%) GIS
6 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) User Experience
7 1 (1.00%) FMCG
7 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.00%) Linux
3 6 (6.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.00%) UNIX
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.00%) AIX
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.00%) Android
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.00%) Solaris
6 1 (1.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) ITIL
2 16 (16.00%) Security Management
3 15 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 14 (14.00%) Project Management
4 14 (14.00%) SIEM
5 13 (13.00%) Information Security Management
6 12 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.00%) ISMS
7 9 (9.00%) Data Protection
8 8 (8.00%) Security Testing
8 8 (8.00%) Security Architecture
8 8 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.00%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.00%) Data Security
11 5 (5.00%) Supplier Management
11 5 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.00%) SQL
2 6 (6.00%) VBA
3 1 (1.00%) Python
3 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (33.00%) CISSP
2 20 (20.00%) CISM
3 10 (10.00%) GIAC
4 8 (8.00%) Degree
4 8 (8.00%) PMI Certification
4 8 (8.00%) SSCP
5 6 (6.00%) ISACA
6 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.00%) MCSE
6 5 (5.00%) CEH
7 4 (4.00%) CISMP
7 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.00%) CISA
8 3 (3.00%) CCNA
8 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.00%) PMP
9 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.00%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (15.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.00%) COBIT
3 3 (3.00%) SLA
3 3 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.00%) GCP
4 1 (1.00%) GMP
4 1 (1.00%) GLP
4 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.00%) COSO
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) UAG
2 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (7.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.00%) WSUS
4 3 (3.00%) Nessus
5 2 (2.00%) SCCM
6 1 (1.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 28 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.00%) McAfee
3 12 (12.00%) Symantec
4 6 (6.00%) Splunk
4 6 (6.00%) Cisco
4 6 (6.00%) IBM
4 6 (6.00%) Websense
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle
5 5 (5.00%) Trend Micro
6 4 (4.00%) Qualys
6 4 (4.00%) Rapid7
6 4 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.00%) CA
7 3 (3.00%) HP
8 2 (2.00%) Dell
8 2 (2.00%) Citrix
8 2 (2.00%) SAP
8 2 (2.00%) Apple
8 2 (2.00%) VMware
8 2 (2.00%) Sophos
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