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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 45 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.95% 1.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £505 £403 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.61% -50.00%
Information Security
South East

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
231 194 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 72.87% 71.06% 63.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 113 84
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% +146.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
West Malling - 3 £505 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) CISM
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (9.09%) PKI
6 1 (9.09%) Sentinel
6 1 (9.09%) Tripwire
6 1 (9.09%) OWASP
6 1 (9.09%) PaaS
6 1 (9.09%) CRISC
6 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (9.09%) Investment Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Security Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Information Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) IT Audit
3 1 (9.09%) OWASP
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISM
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CRISC
2 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Tripwire
Kent
McGregor Boyall
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