The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 56 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.90% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.43% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£675 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £60.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-62.50% +84.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 465 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.67% 75.49% 68.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 234 301
Average daily rate £388 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 44
Average hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Security
East of England

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
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 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stevenage - 1 - -
Watford - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) GIAC
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Head of Security
1 2 (28.57%) Head of Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec