The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 23 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.81% 1.50% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 1.90% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £525 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -60.78%
Information Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 158 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.07% 79.00% 75.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 57 46
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £635 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (33.33%) COBIT
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) CISSP
2 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
3 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) Network Design
3 5 (20.83%) GIAC
3 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (20.83%) SaaS
3 5 (20.83%) PaaS
3 5 (20.83%) High Availability
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (20.83%) IaaS
3 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (20.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) PLM
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (20.83%) IaaS
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (20.83%) PaaS
1 5 (20.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Architect
2 10 (41.67%) Security Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Security Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Security Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Service Security Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Transition Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
2 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (20.83%) High Availability
2 5 (20.83%) Network Design
2 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Information Governance
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) PLM
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Server Building
4 3 (12.50%) SIEM
4 3 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CISSP
2 5 (20.83%) GIAC
3 2 (8.33%) CISA
3 2 (8.33%) CISM
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) COBIT
1 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) BS25999
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9000
2 2 (8.33%) ISO22301
3 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) EMC
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Wyse