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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 80 133 102
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -31
Contract jobs citing Information Security 44 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.67% 0.42% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 0.57% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 2
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£450 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +183.33%
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 2274 1589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.76% 72.93% 70.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 1283 873
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 139 131
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 11 £450 - 1
Norfolk - 10 £388 -
Cambridgeshire +13 9 £444 +33.45% 5
Hertfordshire +12 8 £500 +48.14% 11
Essex +6 7 £430 +14.66%
Suffolk - 2 £400 -
Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (25.00%) Firewall
4 15 (23.44%) PCI DSS
5 14 (21.88%) CISSP
6 13 (20.31%) Management Information System
7 12 (18.75%) Finance
7 12 (18.75%) MS Office
8 11 (17.19%) SIEM
9 10 (15.63%) Windows
10 9 (14.06%) CISM
11 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 8 (12.50%) Data Security
11 8 (12.50%) SSCP
11 8 (12.50%) Degree
11 8 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (10.94%) CEH
12 7 (10.94%) Network Security
12 7 (10.94%) Project Management
12 7 (10.94%) ITIL
12 7 (10.94%) GIAC
13 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
13 6 (9.38%) SQL
13 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
13 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
13 6 (9.38%) WAN
13 6 (9.38%) WSUS
13 6 (9.38%) CISMP
14 5 (7.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) Lync
3 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Office
2 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (10.94%) Network Security
3 6 (9.38%) WAN
4 5 (7.81%) DHCP
4 5 (7.81%) DNS
5 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
5 3 (4.69%) PABX
5 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.69%) LDAP
6 2 (3.13%) Wireless
6 2 (3.13%) SAN
6 2 (3.13%) Internet
6 2 (3.13%) VPN
6 2 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.56%) HTTP
7 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.13%) MS Access
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Power View
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Local Government
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Analyst
2 26 (40.63%) Security Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Information Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 8 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Information Security Risk Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Information Risk Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Risk Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Flash
2 1 (1.56%) MDX
2 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.25%) PMI
3 2 (3.13%) GIS
3 2 (3.13%) AS400
3 2 (3.13%) iSeries
3 2 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.56%) SCADA
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.69%) Solaris
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) AIX
5 2 (3.13%) HPUX
5 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) Android
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) SIEM
2 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 8 (12.50%) Data Security
2 8 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (10.94%) Project Management
3 7 (10.94%) ITIL
4 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.81%) Cyber Security
5 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (6.25%) Change Control
6 4 (6.25%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) VBA
3 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) CISSP
2 9 (14.06%) CISM
3 8 (12.50%) SSCP
3 8 (12.50%) Degree
4 7 (10.94%) CEH
4 7 (10.94%) GIAC
5 6 (9.38%) CISMP
6 5 (7.81%) PMI Certification
7 4 (6.25%) CISA
8 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.13%) CCNA
9 2 (3.13%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.56%) ISACA
10 1 (1.56%) PMP
10 1 (1.56%) CCNP
10 1 (1.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (23.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.13%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.13%) COBIT
4 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (1.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) WSUS
2 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.56%) Nessus
3 1 (1.56%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) Websense
3 4 (6.25%) Citrix
3 4 (6.25%) Symantec
3 4 (6.25%) Sophos
3 4 (6.25%) Sourcefire
4 3 (4.69%) LogRhythm
4 3 (4.69%) F5
4 3 (4.69%) HP
4 3 (4.69%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco
5 2 (3.13%) Dell
5 2 (3.13%) McAfee
5 2 (3.13%) BMC
5 2 (3.13%) NetApp
5 2 (3.13%) Apple
5 2 (3.13%) Splunk
5 2 (3.13%) Qualys
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