The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 48 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 21 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.67% 0.32% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 0.44% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £513
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 - £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £743
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-62.74% -15.00%
Information Security
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 454 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.97% 73.70% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 216 254
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 22
Average hourly rate £33.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.70 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.30 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Hertfordshire region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £310 -
Watford - 3 £275 - 3
Stevenage -5 1 - -
Ware - 1 £425 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (48.00%) ITIL
1 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) PKI
2 10 (40.00%) UAG
3 9 (36.00%) McAfee
3 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) Symantec
5 7 (28.00%) MS Office
5 7 (28.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (28.00%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
7 5 (20.00%) PMI
7 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.00%) Trend Micro
8 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
8 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (12.00%) Publishing
9 3 (12.00%) SQL
9 3 (12.00%) CISSP
9 3 (12.00%) CA
9 3 (12.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (12.00%) Lync

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (12.00%) Lync
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (12.00%) PABX
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Local Government
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Communications Manager
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Compliance Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) PKI
2 5 (20.00%) PMI
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (8.00%) GIS
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
1 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Change Control
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.00%) Information Management
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CISM
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) GCP
2 1 (4.00%) GMP
2 1 (4.00%) GLP
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) UAG
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (28.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (36.00%) McAfee
2 8 (32.00%) Symantec
3 5 (20.00%) Trend Micro
4 3 (12.00%) CA
5 2 (8.00%) Apple
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) VMware