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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank - 50 40
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.22% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.27% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £525 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +65.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -55.88%
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
324 369 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.40% 80.57% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 240 171
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £16.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% +17.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.70 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001