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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 30 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 27 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.65% 1.19% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 1.65% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Median daily rate £625 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.76% +1.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £51.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +91.58%

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
444 423 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.42% 72.18% 76.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 210 285
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 21
Median hourly rate £42.20 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.53% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £650 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £538 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £525 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 19 (43.18%) Risk Management
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
4 12 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (25.00%) CISM
5 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 10 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (20.45%) Middleware
7 9 (20.45%) CISSP
8 8 (18.18%) Finance
8 8 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 8 (18.18%) SIEM
9 7 (15.91%) Big Data
9 7 (15.91%) OWASP
9 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
9 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.91%) Project Management
10 6 (13.64%) Firewall
10 6 (13.64%) Information Assurance
10 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
10 6 (13.64%) Big Data Analytics
10 6 (13.64%) Data Analytics
10 6 (13.64%) Analytics
10 6 (13.64%) Database Security
10 6 (13.64%) IISP
10 6 (13.64%) DevOps
11 5 (11.36%) Security Operations
11 5 (11.36%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS

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 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) Internet
3 3 (6.82%) Network Security
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) IPsec
5 1 (2.27%) SSH
5 1 (2.27%) SSL
5 1 (2.27%) VLAN
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Consultant
1 11 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 10 (22.73%) Applications Consultant
2 10 (22.73%) Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Security Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Compliance Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Governance Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) AWS Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Information Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Middleware Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Middleware Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Middleware
2 5 (11.36%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) J2EE
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.36%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.82%) Clustering
5 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.82%) iPad
5 3 (6.82%) PMI
6 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Risk Management
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (18.18%) SIEM
5 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 7 (15.91%) OWASP
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
6 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.64%) Analytics
7 6 (13.64%) Big Data Analytics
7 6 (13.64%) Data Analytics
7 6 (13.64%) Database Security
7 6 (13.64%) DevOps
7 6 (13.64%) Information Assurance
8 5 (11.36%) Security Operations
8 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (9.09%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) Ruby
2 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) CISM
2 9 (20.45%) CISSP
3 6 (13.64%) IISP
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) CCNA
5 3 (6.82%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (6.82%) CISA
5 3 (6.82%) CLAS
5 3 (6.82%) CRISC
5 3 (6.82%) GIAC
5 3 (6.82%) GISP
5 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.55%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.55%) F5
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.27%) Juniper
3 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.27%) Splunk
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) xMatters
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