The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 14 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.79% 4.62% 5.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.80% 6.50% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Median daily rate £500 £477 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £395 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £527 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £19.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+207.69% -61.76%
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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
141 123 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 87.04% 71.10% 86.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 70 110
Median daily rate £400 £387 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £484 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Middlesex region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (38.89%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (27.78%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
3 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) CISM
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) SIEM
4 3 (16.67%) Threat Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) SABSA
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (11.11%) IIS
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) CESG
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Computer Security
6 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
6 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) iPlanet
2 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWare
1 1 (5.56%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
General
1 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 4 (22.22%) CISSP Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Operational Security Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Operations Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) AS400
2 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (27.78%) Identity Access Management
1 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) SIEM
3 3 (16.67%) Threat Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) SABSA
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (5.56%) CCSP
4 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CLAS
4 1 (5.56%) IISP
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) BEA
1 1 (5.56%) CA
1 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
1 1 (5.56%) IBM
1 1 (5.56%) Juniper
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) Vitria