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 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 33 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.96% 0.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £406 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +183.33%
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
173 136 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 67.84% 66.34% 64.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 116
Average daily rate £350 £380 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 6
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.25 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -18.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.00 £18.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £26.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Kent 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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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
Tunbridge Wells -3 1 £430 -1.71%
West Malling - 1 £275 -
Maidstone - 1 £250 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) TippingPoint
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Information Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
1 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Security
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Splunk
1 1 (11.11%) TippingPoint
1 1 (11.11%) HP