The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Kent
Rank 39 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.15% 1.32% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.73% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £500 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £420 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £580 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 173 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 80.08% 76.21% 75.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 135 108
Median daily rate £375 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 11
Median hourly rate £9.61 £33.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.52% -15.62%
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 Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Kent region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 19 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
Chatham - 1 £550 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 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 Kent region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) COBIT
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Compliance Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Governance Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Risk Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Security Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Assurance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) OWASP
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware