The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Middlesex region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 24 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.46% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 0.65% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £60.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +86.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
184 155 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.65% 66.52% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 87 89
Average daily rate £400 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Information Security
South East

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
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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) CISSP
1 16 (88.89%) CISM
2 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) IIS
5 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
6 4 (22.22%) SABSA
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) ISSAP
6 4 (22.22%) CISA
7 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (16.67%) COBIT
7 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) SAP
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (16.67%) CRISC
8 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
8 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 2 (11.11%) MS Office

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SAP Web AS
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Security Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Risk Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Management Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Auditor
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (5.56%) SCADA
3 1 (5.56%) Human Factors
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
2 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 4 (22.22%) SABSA
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow Management
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) CISSP
1 16 (88.89%) CISM
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (22.22%) ISSAP
3 4 (22.22%) CISA
4 3 (16.67%) CRISC
5 1 (5.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (16.67%) COBIT
3 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Aveksa
4 1 (5.56%) Varonis