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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 100 68 51
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -17
Contract jobs citing Information Security 25 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.65% 1.19% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.48% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Median daily rate £800 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+178.26% -32.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -49.99%
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
1270 744 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.05% 80.17% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 475 243
Median daily rate £325 £403 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% +11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £553 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 33 16
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £10.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £34.10 £32.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -28 18 £790 +558.33% 1
Durham +7 4 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 16 (61.54%) CISSP
1 16 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 14 (53.85%) CESG
2 14 (53.85%) TOGAF
3 13 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 13 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 13 (50.00%) CREST Certified
4 12 (46.15%) Protective Monitoring
4 12 (46.15%) Security Operations
4 12 (46.15%) CRISC
4 12 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (46.15%) Identity Management
5 10 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
6 7 (26.92%) Security Architecture
6 7 (26.92%) Finance
7 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
8 5 (19.23%) Project Management
9 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 4 (15.38%) Change Management
9 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
9 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.54%) Information Assurance
10 3 (11.54%) Firewall
10 3 (11.54%) Windows
10 3 (11.54%) ITIL
10 3 (11.54%) SIEM
11 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 2 (7.69%) Nintex

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) InfoPath
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Extranet
2 2 (7.69%) Intranet
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Digital Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Technical Architect
3 8 (30.77%) Senior Architect
4 7 (26.92%) Digital Technical Architect
4 7 (26.92%) Security Architect
4 7 (26.92%) Senior Digital Architect
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Business Engagement Manager
6 4 (15.38%) Business Manager
6 4 (15.38%) Engagement Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
7 2 (7.69%) Security Technical Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 14 (53.85%) CESG
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) TOGAF
2 13 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 12 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (46.15%) Identity Management
3 12 (46.15%) Protective Monitoring
3 12 (46.15%) Security Operations
4 10 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
5 7 (26.92%) Security Architecture
6 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) Change Management
8 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
8 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) Information Assurance
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL
9 3 (11.54%) SIEM
10 2 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) CISSP
2 13 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 13 (50.00%) CREST Certified
3 12 (46.15%) CRISC
4 2 (7.69%) CEH
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) ISEB
5 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Fujitsu
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Nintex
1 2 (7.69%) Siemens