The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 36 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.22% 0.98% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.33% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+242.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +63.63%
Information Security
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
308 225 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 75.12% 73.29% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 129 98
Average daily rate £400 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -33.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -6 3 £463 +164.42%
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (60.00%) PKI
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS