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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / Midlands
Rank 19 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.34% 2.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 3.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £500 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.09% +133.88%

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
95 133 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 74.22% 76.00% 69.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 70 36
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £25.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Data Privacy
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Nessus
3 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (40.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Data Privacy
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) F5
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) ScanSafe
1 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec