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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 38 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 1.37% 5.13% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 5.77% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate £397 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.61% -50.00%
Information Security
Renfrewshire

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
130 104 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 89.04% 88.89% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 67 25
Average daily rate £400 £359 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £267 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £451 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Service Continuity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Service Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Continuity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft