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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 39 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.44% - 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£403 - £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +73.68%
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
199 123 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.58% 61.50% 57.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 81 95
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £20.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -20.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £430 - 1
Maidstone - - - - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (10.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) CRISC
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) CISA
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Information Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) BCP
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CISA
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Snort
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) TippingPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Splunk
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