The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 125 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +5
Contract jobs citing Information Security 19 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 1.38% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.98% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 24
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£395 £338 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% -20.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £125 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +87.50%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2460 1562 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.39% 69.70% 67.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1680 1028 1080
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 105 127
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
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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
Bristol -19 8 £400 -6.97% 7
Wiltshire -22 4 £369 -5.56% 3
Devon - 3 £395 -
Gloucestershire -18 2 - - 10
Dorset -4 1 - -
Somerset -6 1 £350 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 45 (58.44%) Security Cleared
2 37 (48.05%) SC Cleared
3 32 (41.56%) Risk Management
4 27 (35.06%) Management Information System
4 27 (35.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (29.87%) Risk Assessment
6 20 (25.97%) CISSP
7 18 (23.38%) RMADS
8 17 (22.08%) JSP 440
9 15 (19.48%) Information Assurance
9 15 (19.48%) JSP
9 15 (19.48%) Security Management
10 13 (16.88%) Information Security Management
10 13 (16.88%) Degree
11 12 (15.58%) CESG
12 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
12 10 (12.99%) CESG CLAS
13 9 (11.69%) Summit
13 9 (11.69%) ISO 14001
13 9 (11.69%) ISO 9001
13 9 (11.69%) DV Cleared
14 8 (10.39%) Penetration Testing
15 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 7 (9.09%) SSCP
16 6 (7.79%) Firewall
16 6 (7.79%) JSON
17 5 (6.49%) ISMS
17 5 (6.49%) Open Source
17 5 (6.49%) Logical Data Model

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (3.90%) Drupal
1 3 (3.90%) Magnolia
1 3 (3.90%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.60%) Lync
3 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Summit
2 1 (1.30%) Cordys
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (3.90%) LDAP
4 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.30%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) MySQL
2 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.90%) Couchbase
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) Aerospike
3 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.30%) GCC
1 1 (1.30%) RequisitePro
1 1 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Military
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (15.58%) Security Manager
1 12 (15.58%) Coordinator
1 12 (15.58%) Consultant
2 11 (14.29%) Architect
3 10 (12.99%) Security Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (11.69%) Information Manager
5 6 (7.79%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Security Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Data Architect
7 3 (3.90%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.60%) Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.60%) IT Consultant
8 2 (2.60%) Solutions Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) JSP
2 6 (7.79%) JSON
3 5 (6.49%) Web Services
4 3 (3.90%) XML
5 2 (2.60%) CSS
5 2 (2.60%) HTML
5 2 (2.60%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.60%) Sass
5 2 (2.60%) Haml
5 2 (2.60%) jQuery
6 1 (1.30%) Drools
6 1 (1.30%) jBPM
6 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.06%) Management Information System
2 18 (23.38%) RMADS
3 12 (15.58%) CESG
4 10 (12.99%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (6.49%) Open Source
6 3 (3.90%) Mashup
6 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.90%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.60%) E-Learning
7 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.30%) Clustering
8 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) UNIX
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Risk Management
2 23 (29.87%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (19.48%) Information Assurance
3 15 (19.48%) Security Management
4 13 (16.88%) Information Security Management
5 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.39%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.49%) ISMS
8 5 (6.49%) Logical Data Model
8 5 (6.49%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (6.49%) Information Management
8 5 (6.49%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.19%) ITIL
9 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.19%) Time Management
10 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.90%) Workflow
10 3 (3.90%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.90%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) C
2 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.60%) PHP
2 2 (2.60%) Ruby
3 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (58.44%) Security Cleared
2 37 (48.05%) SC Cleared
3 20 (25.97%) CISSP
4 13 (16.88%) Degree
5 9 (11.69%) DV Cleared
6 7 (9.09%) SSCP
7 4 (5.19%) CISM
8 3 (3.90%) CISA
9 2 (2.60%) CEH
10 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.30%) CRISC
10 1 (1.30%) CWNA
10 1 (1.30%) MCITP
10 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.30%) CCNA
10 1 (1.30%) ISEB
10 1 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (35.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (22.08%) JSP 440
3 9 (11.69%) ISO 14001
3 9 (11.69%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.30%) COBIT
5 1 (1.30%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.30%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) Juniper
3 3 (3.90%) ForgeRock
3 3 (3.90%) Sun
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco
4 2 (2.60%) F5
5 1 (1.30%) Dell
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