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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Kent
Rank 42 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.15% 1.45% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.92% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £505 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% +25.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £505 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £554 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +105.88%

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
215 261 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 82.38% 75.65% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 209 119
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.89% +325.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) CISM

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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Assurance Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware