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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 87 99 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 47 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.56% 1.62% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.10% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £361 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £51.00 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-60.78% +187.97%
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
2254 2281 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.96% 76.98% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 1521 913
Average daily rate £400 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 116 67
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.84 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
Wiltshire +11 14 £389 -2.75% 2
Somerset +13 13 £503 -3.36%
Bristol +5 6 £398 +13.64% 4
Devon -2 6 £221 -37.67%
Gloucestershire -6 4 £625 +32.27% 6
Dorset -1 1 - - 3
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 64 (62.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (56.31%) Security Cleared
3 35 (33.98%) UML
3 35 (33.98%) SC Cleared
4 31 (30.10%) ITIL
5 30 (29.13%) Management Information System
6 28 (27.18%) PRINCE2
6 28 (27.18%) Microsoft
6 28 (27.18%) CISSP
7 23 (22.33%) Retail
7 23 (22.33%) Change Control
8 22 (21.36%) Firewall
9 21 (20.39%) ISO 9000
10 20 (19.42%) Manufacturing
11 18 (17.48%) Finance
11 18 (17.48%) CISM
11 18 (17.48%) Security Management
11 18 (17.48%) ISEB
12 17 (16.50%) .NET
12 17 (16.50%) Content Management
13 16 (15.53%) .NET Framework
13 16 (15.53%) DV Cleared
14 15 (14.56%) CMS
14 15 (14.56%) Web Services
14 15 (14.56%) SOA
14 15 (14.56%) Data Protection
14 15 (14.56%) PCI DSS
14 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (13.59%) SAP
15 14 (13.59%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 15 (14.56%) CMS
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.97%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.97%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.36%) Firewall
2 9 (8.74%) VPN
3 8 (7.77%) LAN
3 8 (7.77%) WAN
4 3 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.91%) LDAP
4 3 (2.91%) X.509
5 2 (1.94%) Network Security
6 1 (0.97%) Intranet
6 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (22.33%) Retail
2 20 (19.42%) Manufacturing
3 18 (17.48%) Finance
4 8 (7.77%) Legal
5 5 (4.85%) Law
6 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.91%) Military
7 1 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (42.72%) Architect
2 27 (26.21%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (15.53%) Analyst
4 9 (8.74%) Consultant
4 9 (8.74%) Security Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Security Consultant
5 8 (7.77%) Security Architect
6 7 (6.80%) Administrator
7 6 (5.83%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.83%) Security Officer
8 4 (3.88%) Information Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) Security Manager
9 3 (2.91%) IT Security Auditor
9 3 (2.91%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Auditor
9 3 (2.91%) Systems Architect
9 3 (2.91%) Information Manager
9 3 (2.91%) IT Auditor
10 2 (1.94%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.50%) .NET
2 16 (15.53%) .NET Framework
3 15 (14.56%) Web Services
4 6 (5.83%) JSP
5 4 (3.88%) XML
5 4 (3.88%) XSLT
6 1 (0.97%) jQuery
6 1 (0.97%) Ajax
6 1 (0.97%) Sass
6 1 (0.97%) AppFabric
6 1 (0.97%) Flash
6 1 (0.97%) HTML
6 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.97%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.13%) Management Information System
2 14 (13.59%) GIS
3 6 (5.83%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.83%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.85%) PKI
5 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.88%) RMADS
6 3 (2.91%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.91%) CESG
6 3 (2.91%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.91%) Replication
7 2 (1.94%) Clustering
7 2 (1.94%) AS400
7 2 (1.94%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Linux
3 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.94%) UNIX
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.98%) UML
2 31 (30.10%) ITIL
3 28 (27.18%) PRINCE2
4 23 (22.33%) Change Control
5 18 (17.48%) Security Management
6 17 (16.50%) Content Management
7 15 (14.56%) SOA
7 15 (14.56%) Data Protection
7 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (13.59%) CRM
8 14 (13.59%) Workflow
9 13 (12.62%) TOGAF
10 11 (10.68%) Risk Management
11 10 (9.71%) Security Architecture
12 9 (8.74%) Cyber Security
12 9 (8.74%) Information Security Management
13 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.77%) Information Assurance
14 7 (6.80%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (6.80%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) C#
2 12 (11.65%) VB
3 5 (4.85%) SQL
4 1 (0.97%) C
4 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.97%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 58 (56.31%) Security Cleared
2 35 (33.98%) SC Cleared
3 28 (27.18%) CISSP
4 18 (17.48%) CISM
4 18 (17.48%) ISEB
5 16 (15.53%) DV Cleared
6 10 (9.71%) Degree
7 5 (4.85%) SSCP
8 4 (3.88%) MCP
8 4 (3.88%) CISA
8 4 (3.88%) CEH
8 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.91%) ISACA
9 3 (2.91%) GPEN
9 3 (2.91%) GSEC
9 3 (2.91%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (2.91%) GIAC
10 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.94%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.97%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (62.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (20.39%) ISO 9000
3 15 (14.56%) PCI DSS
4 7 (6.80%) ISO 14001
4 7 (6.80%) ISO 9001
5 5 (4.85%) JSP 440
6 3 (2.91%) COBIT
6 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.85%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.94%) XenApp
6 1 (0.97%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCVMM
1 3 (2.91%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.59%) SAP
3 8 (7.77%) VMware
4 5 (4.85%) Citrix
5 3 (2.91%) Zerto
5 3 (2.91%) Veeam
5 3 (2.91%) AppSense
5 3 (2.91%) Cisco
5 3 (2.91%) IBM
5 3 (2.91%) i2
6 2 (1.94%) HP
6 2 (1.94%) CommVault
6 2 (1.94%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.97%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.97%) F5
7 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.97%) Websense
7 1 (0.97%) Apple
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