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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 56 77 131
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +54
Contract jobs citing Information Security 72 55 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.85% 1.99% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 2.59% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 7
Median daily rate £425 £438 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £310 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £472 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
+10.94% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+63.33% -55.88%
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
1973 2123 2334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.98% 76.73% 76.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1193 1322
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 144
Median hourly rate £27.50 £33.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +35 32 £425 -4.22% 2
Hertfordshire +7 20 £415 +21.51% 6
Bedfordshire +3 8 £463 +2.77% 2
Suffolk +4 5 £500 +25.00% 3
Norfolk -10 5 £600 +41.17% 2
Essex -3 2 - -
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 42 (33.87%) CISSP
2 36 (29.03%) Security Operations
3 35 (28.23%) Security Management
4 29 (23.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (19.35%) Project Management
5 24 (19.35%) CISM
6 22 (17.74%) Information Security Management
7 21 (16.94%) Finance
8 20 (16.13%) Management Information System
8 20 (16.13%) ISMS
8 20 (16.13%) PCI DSS
9 19 (15.32%) CISA
10 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
10 18 (14.52%) SaaS
11 17 (13.71%) IaaS
11 17 (13.71%) Legal
11 17 (13.71%) Network Security
11 17 (13.71%) COBIT
11 17 (13.71%) Cryptography
12 16 (12.90%) Windows
12 16 (12.90%) PRINCE2
13 15 (12.10%) Security Operations Centre
13 15 (12.10%) Cyberthreat
14 14 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (11.29%) PMI Certification
15 12 (9.68%) PMI
16 11 (8.87%) Vulnerability Management
17 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (8.06%) Security Architecture
17 10 (8.06%) Linux

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 (1.61%) NetWeaver
1 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS Office
2 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.81%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.81%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.52%) SaaS
2 17 (13.71%) IaaS
3 14 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (7.26%) PaaS
6 2 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.71%) Network Security
2 10 (8.06%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) FTP
3 2 (1.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) 3G
4 1 (0.81%) 4G
4 1 (0.81%) Broadband
4 1 (0.81%) LAN
4 1 (0.81%) LTE
4 1 (0.81%) PABX
4 1 (0.81%) Skype
4 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) SAP HANA
2 2 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.81%) Lumira
3 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.61%) IntelliJ
1 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.61%) JUnit
1 2 (1.61%) Maven
1 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
1 2 (1.61%) Mockito
1 2 (1.61%) WebStorm
2 1 (0.81%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (16.94%) Finance
2 17 (13.71%) Legal
3 6 (4.84%) Retail
4 5 (4.03%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) French Language
Job Titles
1 41 (33.06%) Analyst
2 35 (28.23%) Security Analyst
3 29 (23.39%) Architect
4 27 (21.77%) Security Architect
5 26 (20.97%) Project Manager
5 26 (20.97%) Security Manager
6 25 (20.16%) Security Project Manager
7 23 (18.55%) Information Analyst
7 23 (18.55%) Information Security Analyst
8 17 (13.71%) Information Architect
8 17 (13.71%) Information Security Architect
8 17 (13.71%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (12.10%) Security Solutions Architect
10 13 (10.48%) Business Analyst
10 13 (10.48%) Consultant
11 9 (7.26%) Security Consultant
12 8 (6.45%) IT Manager
12 8 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
12 8 (6.45%) IT Security Manager
12 8 (6.45%) IT Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.23%) BAPI
1 4 (3.23%) Middleware
1 4 (3.23%) SAP Fiori
1 4 (3.23%) SAPUI5
1 4 (3.23%) XML
2 2 (1.61%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.61%) HTML
2 2 (1.61%) HTML5
2 2 (1.61%) JPA
2 2 (1.61%) jQuery
2 2 (1.61%) JSON
2 2 (1.61%) REST
2 2 (1.61%) SAP PI
2 2 (1.61%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (1.61%) SOAP
2 2 (1.61%) Spring
2 2 (1.61%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (1.61%) Web Services
2 2 (1.61%) WSDL
2 2 (1.61%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 17 (13.71%) Cryptography
3 15 (12.10%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (12.10%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (9.68%) PMI
5 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.03%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.03%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.23%) PKI
7 4 (3.23%) User Experience
8 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.42%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.61%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.81%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Windows
2 10 (8.06%) Linux
3 6 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.84%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.84%) Windows 8
3 6 (4.84%) Windows Vista
4 5 (4.03%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.81%) Unix
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.03%) Security Operations
2 35 (28.23%) Security Management
3 24 (19.35%) Project Management
4 22 (17.74%) Information Security Management
5 20 (16.13%) ISMS
6 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
7 16 (12.90%) PRINCE2
8 11 (8.87%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (8.06%) Security Architecture
10 9 (7.26%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.65%) ITIL
12 7 (5.65%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (4.84%) Business Analysis
13 6 (4.84%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 6 (4.84%) Data Modelling
13 6 (4.84%) Incident Management
13 6 (4.84%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.23%) ABAP
2 2 (1.61%) C
2 2 (1.61%) Groovy
2 2 (1.61%) Java
2 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.61%) SAPscript
2 2 (1.61%) Scala
2 2 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (33.87%) CISSP
2 24 (19.35%) CISM
3 19 (15.32%) CISA
4 14 (11.29%) PMI Certification
5 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.03%) Degree
7 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.61%) CCNA
8 2 (1.61%) CSSLP
8 2 (1.61%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.61%) PCI QSA
8 2 (1.61%) PMP
9 1 (0.81%) CCA
9 1 (0.81%) CCSP
9 1 (0.81%) CEH
9 1 (0.81%) ISEB
9 1 (0.81%) MCSE
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (16.13%) PCI DSS
3 17 (13.71%) COBIT
4 6 (4.84%) SLA
5 5 (4.03%) QA
6 2 (1.61%) GxP
6 2 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) SCCM
2 6 (4.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.61%) QRadar
4 1 (0.81%) Nessus
4 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (8.06%) VMware
2 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.65%) SAP
4 6 (4.84%) Apple
5 3 (2.42%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.81%) Aruba
6 1 (0.81%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.81%) Brocade
6 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix
6 1 (0.81%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.81%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) Juniper
6 1 (0.81%) Planview
6 1 (0.81%) Proofpoint
6 1 (0.81%) Qualys
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.81%) Sophos
6 1 (0.81%) Symantec