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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 22 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.54% 2.08% 7.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.48% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Median daily rate £568 £550 £572
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £496
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £550 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £51.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +91.58%

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
105 121 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 80.77% 84.03% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 69 108
Median daily rate £410 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
3 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Military
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) SABSA
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Internal Audit
5 1 (7.14%) IT Audit
5 1 (7.14%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) SCADA
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Security Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (28.57%) CISSP Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Compliance Officer
5 1 (7.14%) Cutover Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Officer
5 1 (7.14%) SABSA Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Security Compliance Officer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
2 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) ISMS
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Security
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) VMware