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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 16 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.70% 1.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.28% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Median daily rate £600 £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £19.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+207.69% -61.76%
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
151 135 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.24% 82.82% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 56 46
Median daily rate £500 £488 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 (44.44%) COBIT
2 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (27.78%) Target Operating Model
4 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) SIEM
5 4 (22.22%) BS25999
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) ISO 9000
5 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (22.22%) Information Governance
6 3 (16.67%) Server Building
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) PLM
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity

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 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Security Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Service Security Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Transition Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Audit Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Information Governance Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Service Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Transition Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Transition Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
3 5 (27.78%) SIEM
3 5 (27.78%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (22.22%) Information Governance
4 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (16.67%) PLM
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) Server Building
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISA
1 2 (11.11%) CISM
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) COBIT
2 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (22.22%) BS25999
3 4 (22.22%) ISO 9000
4 2 (11.11%) ISO22301
5 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) EMC
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Wyse