The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 25 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 5.88% 3.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 93.14% 79.25% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 30 20
Average daily rate £373 £355 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.92% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Erskine region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Information Security
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) GCIA
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) PMP
2 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) GCIA
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) PMP
2 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (33.33%) HP