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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 56 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Information Security 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.26% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +183.33%
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
460 535 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.33% 70.39% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 271 264
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Information Security Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
Stevenage - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - - 2
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (42.86%) MS Office
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) PMI
4 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Electronics
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Local Government
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Apple
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
1 2 (14.29%) PABX
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) PMI
3 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (14.29%) GIS
4 1 (7.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 2 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Apple
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) F5
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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