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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 34 47 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 24 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.59% 2.95% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 3.89% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 1
Median daily rate £420 £333 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.11% -1.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.85 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £29.75 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+101.68% -41.66%
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
515 565 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.10% 75.74% 71.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 277 237
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 43 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -3 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -6 1 - -
Royston - 1 - -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (44.83%) Security Management
2 12 (41.38%) Information Security Management
3 11 (37.93%) ISMS
3 11 (37.93%) Security Operations
3 11 (37.93%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (37.93%) Project Management
4 10 (34.48%) CISSP
5 9 (31.03%) PMI Certification
5 9 (31.03%) CISM
5 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (27.59%) PMI
7 7 (24.14%) CISA
7 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
9 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
9 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
10 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (13.79%) Legal
10 4 (13.79%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 4 (13.79%) Retail
11 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
11 3 (10.34%) PRINCE
11 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
12 2 (6.90%) Office 365
12 2 (6.90%) Service Design
12 2 (6.90%) Threat Management
12 2 (6.90%) Network Security
12 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) PABX
2 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
General
1 4 (13.79%) Legal
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Project Manager
2 17 (58.62%) Security Manager
2 17 (58.62%) Security Project Manager
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Security Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Project Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Security Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Information Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security Project Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Information Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (27.59%) PMI
3 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Security Management
2 12 (41.38%) Information Security Management
3 11 (37.93%) ISMS
3 11 (37.93%) Project Management
3 11 (37.93%) Security Operations
4 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
6 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
8 3 (10.34%) PRINCE
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL
9 2 (6.90%) Service Design
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.90%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) CISSP
2 9 (31.03%) CISM
2 9 (31.03%) PMI Certification
3 7 (24.14%) CISA
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) COBIT
3 1 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.45%) RACF
1 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
2 1 (3.45%) VMware