The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / North East
Rank - 73 53
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.23% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.27% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £125 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
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 £52.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.04% +133.61%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
793 748 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.43% 84.71% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 486 246
Median daily rate £388 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 North East

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 14 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (70.59%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (52.94%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) NHS
4 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) RMADS
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
5 1 (5.88%) Lumension
5 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) OLAP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Security Manager
2 11 (64.71%) Information Manager
2 11 (64.71%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Integration Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Product Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Information Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISM
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
2 1 (5.88%) Lumension
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec