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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 61 44 82
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +38
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.29% 0.82% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +142.71%
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
648 353 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.24% 72.19% 72.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 161 351
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +46.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
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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
Stevenage - 3 £750 -
Watford - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) SCADA
3 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Legal
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) E-Learning
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (7.69%) CISA
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (7.69%) BCP
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Nessus
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Head of Security
1 2 (15.38%) Head of Information Security
1 2 (15.38%) Information Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) SCADA
2 2 (15.38%) E-Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
1 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
1 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
1 2 (15.38%) Security Management
1 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) BCP
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) OWASP
2 1 (7.69%) Product Management
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Use Case
2 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
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