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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 18 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.63% 3.46% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 4.35% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£460 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.80 £20.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+74.00% -66.66%
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
152 184 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 71.36% 79.65% 66.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 106 88
Average daily rate £390 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.02% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £540 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (38.89%) CISSP
1 7 (38.89%) CISM
2 5 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 4 (22.22%) IIS
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
4 3 (16.67%) SABSA
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) ISSAP
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) SIEM
5 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (11.11%) Legal
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) SCADA
2 1 (5.56%) Human Factors
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 3 (16.67%) SABSA
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.11%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CISSP
1 7 (38.89%) CISM
2 3 (16.67%) ISSAP
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) GIAC
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft