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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 13 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.59% 3.67% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 4.57% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Median daily rate £500 £494 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £460 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-63.41% +173.34%
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
200 175 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.29% 80.28% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 94 115
Median daily rate £415 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £484 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 18 (64.29%) CISSP
2 10 (35.71%) TOGAF
3 9 (32.14%) Security Architecture
4 4 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 3 (10.71%) Firewall
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.14%) SIEM
6 2 (7.14%) Threat Management
6 2 (7.14%) SABSA
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) CISM
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Remedy
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) SLA
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) PMP
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Architect
1 17 (60.71%) Security Architect
2 14 (50.00%) CISSP Architect
3 8 (28.57%) TOGAF Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Security Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Cutover Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Operational Security Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Operations Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Security Operations Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) SABSA Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) CESG
1 1 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) TOGAF
2 9 (32.14%) Security Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) SABSA
5 2 (7.14%) SIEM
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Threat Management
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Data Security
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.57%) CLAS
3 1 (3.57%) ISSAP
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) COBIT
1 1 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) Juniper
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft