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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 91 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 14 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.11% 0.93% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.16% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
Median daily rate £400 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £458 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -42.05%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1055 775 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.60% 80.48% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 497 445
Median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.30 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -26.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the North East region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the North East region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -20 13 £400 +220.00% 1
Durham 0 1 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 24 (58.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (51.22%) Risk Assessment
3 19 (46.34%) CISM
4 12 (29.27%) Finance
5 9 (21.95%) Project Management
6 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
6 7 (17.07%) ITIL
6 7 (17.07%) Degree
6 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
7 6 (14.63%) Change Management
7 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
8 5 (12.20%) Web Services
8 5 (12.20%) Windows
8 5 (12.20%) Six Sigma
8 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.20%) Supplier Management
9 4 (9.76%) Matrix Management
9 4 (9.76%) NHS
9 4 (9.76%) CISSP
9 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
9 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.32%) Firewall
10 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (7.32%) SIEM
11 2 (4.88%) Nintex
11 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
11 2 (4.88%) Fujitsu

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Extranet
2 2 (4.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) OLAP
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Security Manager
2 21 (51.22%) Information Manager
2 21 (51.22%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Business Engagement Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Business Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Engagement Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) CISSP Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Integration Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Product Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) NHS
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) CESG
4 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Risk Assessment
2 9 (21.95%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
3 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Change Management
5 5 (12.20%) Six Sigma
5 5 (12.20%) Supplier Management
5 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.76%) Matrix Management
6 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.32%) SIEM
8 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.88%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (4.88%) Data Security
8 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.44%) ITSM
9 1 (2.44%) Migration
9 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) CISM
2 7 (17.07%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) CISSP
4 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.88%) CEH
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.44%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (58.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.44%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Fujitsu
2 2 (4.88%) Nintex
2 2 (4.88%) Siemens
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Dell
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.44%) Lumension
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec