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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 83 117 116
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 59 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.93% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 0.81% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 11 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £450 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +97.36%
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
2289 2087 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.93% 74.38% 71.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1266 1109
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 85 75
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.37 £12.31 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Somerset +14 22 £675 +42.10% 2
Devon +10 15 £350 -33.33% 1
Bristol +2 10 £325 -38.09% 2
Wiltshire +4 5 £420 -38.46% 4
Gloucestershire -12 2 - - 6
Dorset -1 1 £375 -29.24% 3
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 53 (66.25%) Security Cleared
2 49 (61.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 24 (30.00%) ITIL
4 24 (30.00%) UML
5 23 (28.75%) Management Information System
6 21 (26.25%) CISSP
6 21 (26.25%) PRINCE2
7 19 (23.75%) Retail
8 18 (22.50%) Security Management
8 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
9 17 (21.25%) ISO 9000
9 17 (21.25%) Change Control
10 16 (20.00%) Manufacturing
11 14 (17.50%) Risk Management
12 13 (16.25%) DV Cleared
12 13 (16.25%) Degree
13 12 (15.00%) Content Management
13 12 (15.00%) .NET Framework
13 12 (15.00%) Firewall
13 12 (15.00%) Workflow
13 12 (15.00%) Web Services
13 12 (15.00%) .NET
14 11 (13.75%) SAP
14 11 (13.75%) SOA
14 11 (13.75%) CRM
14 11 (13.75%) CMS
14 11 (13.75%) Information Security Management
14 11 (13.75%) GIS
14 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (13.75%) CMS
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Firewall
2 6 (7.50%) VPN
3 5 (6.25%) LAN
3 5 (6.25%) WAN
4 3 (3.75%) LDAP
4 3 (3.75%) X.509
5 2 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.25%) Network Security
6 1 (1.25%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (23.75%) Retail
2 16 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (12.50%) Finance
4 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Law
5 3 (3.75%) Legal
5 3 (3.75%) Military
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Architect
2 23 (28.75%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (12.50%) Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Security Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Security Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Security Officer
6 4 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Information Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) IT Auditor
7 3 (3.75%) IT Security Auditor
7 3 (3.75%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Auditor
7 3 (3.75%) Information Security Officer
8 2 (2.50%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Security Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Data Scientist
8 2 (2.50%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) .NET
1 12 (15.00%) Web Services
1 12 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (6.25%) JSP
3 2 (2.50%) XML
3 2 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Management Information System
2 11 (13.75%) GIS
3 4 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.00%) CESG
3 4 (5.00%) PKI
3 4 (5.00%) RMADS
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.25%) AS400
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) Open Source
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) ITIL
1 24 (30.00%) UML
2 21 (26.25%) PRINCE2
3 18 (22.50%) Security Management
4 17 (21.25%) Change Control
5 14 (17.50%) Risk Management
6 12 (15.00%) Workflow
6 12 (15.00%) Content Management
7 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.75%) SOA
7 11 (13.75%) Information Security Management
7 11 (13.75%) CRM
8 9 (11.25%) Information Assurance
9 8 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 7 (8.75%) Security Architecture
11 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (6.25%) Information Management
12 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (6.25%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) C#
1 9 (11.25%) VB
2 3 (3.75%) C
3 2 (2.50%) SQL
4 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (66.25%) Security Cleared
2 35 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 21 (26.25%) CISSP
4 13 (16.25%) Degree
4 13 (16.25%) DV Cleared
5 10 (12.50%) ISEB
5 10 (12.50%) CISM
6 8 (10.00%) VCP4
7 7 (8.75%) SSCP
8 5 (6.25%) CISA
9 4 (5.00%) MCP
10 3 (3.75%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (3.75%) GIAC
10 3 (3.75%) GSEC
10 3 (3.75%) CEH
10 3 (3.75%) ISACA
10 3 (3.75%) GPEN
11 2 (2.50%) BC Cleared
12 1 (1.25%) ISSAP
12 1 (1.25%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (61.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (21.25%) ISO 9000
3 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
4 6 (7.50%) ISO 9001
4 6 (7.50%) ISO 14001
5 5 (6.25%) JSP 440
6 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (3.75%) COBIT
7 1 (1.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.25%) Nmap
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.50%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) SAP
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco
3 2 (2.50%) Citrix
3 2 (2.50%) Juniper
3 2 (2.50%) i2
3 2 (2.50%) AppSense
4 1 (1.25%) F5
4 1 (1.25%) Websense
4 1 (1.25%) VMware
4 1 (1.25%) IBM
4 1 (1.25%) Dell
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