The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 142 146 178
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +32
Contract jobs citing Information Security 110 93 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 1.11% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.57% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 30
Average daily rate £450 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £496 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £408
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £51.00 £32.75 £34.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.72% -5.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £16.95 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £48.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £17.71 £38.19
% change year-on-year
+187.97% -53.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Information Security
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Information Security Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +9 29 £400 - 8
Hampshire +7 24 £430 +1.17% 8
Berkshire -29 16 £500 +5.26% 10
Buckinghamshire -15 13 £400 +0.31% 4
Middlesex +1 10 £500 +42.34% 1
Oxfordshire 0 5 - -
West Sussex -1 4 £500 +34.22%
Kent - 2 £406 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £700 -
Thames Valley - - - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 51 (29.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (28.00%) CISSP
3 36 (20.57%) Finance
4 35 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 34 (19.43%) CISM
6 31 (17.71%) Management Information System
7 30 (17.14%) Security Architecture
8 26 (14.86%) Security Management
9 23 (13.14%) ITIL
10 22 (12.57%) Security Cleared
11 21 (12.00%) CISA
12 20 (11.43%) Windows
13 19 (10.86%) Cisco
13 19 (10.86%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (10.29%) Service Management
14 18 (10.29%) Microsoft
15 17 (9.71%) Degree
15 17 (9.71%) Firewall
15 17 (9.71%) Data Protection
15 17 (9.71%) PCI DSS
16 15 (8.57%) Business Continuity
16 15 (8.57%) Telecoms
17 14 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
17 14 (8.00%) Retail
17 14 (8.00%) UNIX
18 13 (7.43%) MS Excel
18 13 (7.43%) PRINCE2
18 13 (7.43%) Project Management
18 13 (7.43%) Data Security
18 13 (7.43%) Network Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.00%) IIS
3 5 (2.86%) Apache
4 2 (1.14%) SAP Web AS
4 2 (1.14%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.57%) SAS
5 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.43%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.29%) MS Office
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) IaaS
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.71%) Firewall
2 13 (7.43%) Network Security
3 9 (5.14%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.43%) LAN
6 5 (2.86%) VPN
7 4 (2.29%) Wireless
7 4 (2.29%) SSL
7 4 (2.29%) WAN
8 2 (1.14%) SSH
8 2 (1.14%) VLAN
8 2 (1.14%) SAN
8 2 (1.14%) ATM
8 2 (1.14%) HTTP
8 2 (1.14%) SMTP
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.57%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.57%) FWSM
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.71%) DB2
2 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.57%) AppScan
General
1 36 (20.57%) Finance
2 15 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.00%) Retail
4 5 (2.86%) Legal
5 4 (2.29%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.14%) Military
6 2 (1.14%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Automotive
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (23.43%) Consultant
2 34 (19.43%) Analyst
3 30 (17.14%) Security Consultant
4 25 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 19 (10.86%) Architect
6 16 (9.14%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (5.14%) CLAS Consultant
7 9 (5.14%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.14%) Security Architect
8 8 (4.57%) Data Manager
9 7 (4.00%) Security Officer
9 7 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.00%) Information Analyst
9 7 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Audit Manager
10 5 (2.86%) Developer
10 5 (2.86%) Security Manager
10 5 (2.86%) Compliance Manager
10 5 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (2.86%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.86%) .NET
2 3 (1.71%) Middleware
3 2 (1.14%) XML
3 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.57%) JSP
4 1 (0.57%) SOAP
4 1 (0.57%) Web Services
4 1 (0.57%) XSLT
4 1 (0.57%) HTML
4 1 (0.57%) SAML
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.71%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.00%) RMADS
4 6 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.86%) CESG
6 4 (2.29%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (2.29%) PKI
6 4 (2.29%) NHS
6 4 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.71%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.71%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.14%) CMDB
8 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.57%) Open Source
9 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.43%) Windows
2 14 (8.00%) UNIX
3 12 (6.86%) Linux
4 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 30 (17.14%) Security Architecture
3 26 (14.86%) Security Management
4 23 (13.14%) ITIL
5 19 (10.86%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (10.29%) Service Management
7 17 (9.71%) Data Protection
8 15 (8.57%) Business Continuity
9 14 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (7.43%) PRINCE2
10 13 (7.43%) Project Management
10 13 (7.43%) Data Security
11 12 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (6.29%) Cyber Security
13 10 (5.71%) Information Assurance
14 9 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (5.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 9 (5.14%) Incident Management
14 9 (5.14%) Enterprise Architecture
15 8 (4.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.14%) C++
2 6 (3.43%) SQL
2 6 (3.43%) Java
3 4 (2.29%) C
4 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.71%) C#
5 2 (1.14%) Perl
6 1 (0.57%) PHP
6 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.57%) VB
6 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (28.00%) CISSP
2 34 (19.43%) CISM
3 22 (12.57%) Security Cleared
4 21 (12.00%) CISA
5 17 (9.71%) Degree
6 10 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.00%) CRISC
8 5 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.29%) ISSAP
9 4 (2.29%) CISMP
9 4 (2.29%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.29%) CGEIT
10 3 (1.71%) CCNP
10 3 (1.71%) CCNA
10 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.71%) CCSE
10 3 (1.71%) CCSA
11 2 (1.14%) GIAC
11 2 (1.14%) MBA
11 2 (1.14%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (29.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (9.71%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.00%) COBIT
4 6 (3.43%) ISO 9000
5 5 (2.86%) SLA
6 4 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.57%) GPG13
8 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.57%) BS25999
8 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.14%) RACF
3 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.57%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.57%) Squid
4 1 (0.57%) Snort
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.14%) SCOM
2 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.57%) SCSM
3 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (10.86%) Cisco
2 18 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.57%) Juniper
3 8 (4.57%) Oracle
4 7 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.43%) HP
6 5 (2.86%) SAP
6 5 (2.86%) McAfee
6 5 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 5 (2.86%) VMware
7 4 (2.29%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.71%) IBM
8 3 (1.71%) Citrix
8 3 (1.71%) Websense
8 3 (1.71%) Symantec
8 3 (1.71%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.14%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.14%) Sophos
9 2 (1.14%) Nokia
9 2 (1.14%) Qualys
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