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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 93 113 112
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 51 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.64% 0.87% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.15% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £460 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £565 £577
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 £41.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +129.16%
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
2350 2179 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.47% 75.42% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1312 1088
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 £288 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 86 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £12.31 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 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 27 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 +19 25 £675 +42.10%
Bristol +6 10 £325 -38.09% 3
Wiltshire +12 7 £420 -28.96% 5
Devon +1 4 £218 -58.57%
Dorset -2 1 £375 -29.24% 1
Gloucestershire -20 1 - - 8
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 54 (65.85%) Security Cleared
2 52 (63.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (41.46%) SC Cleared
4 28 (34.15%) UML
5 27 (32.93%) ITIL
6 26 (31.71%) Management Information System
6 26 (31.71%) PRINCE2
7 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
8 22 (26.83%) CISSP
8 22 (26.83%) Retail
9 21 (25.61%) ISO 9000
9 21 (25.61%) Change Control
10 20 (24.39%) Manufacturing
11 18 (21.95%) Security Management
12 17 (20.73%) .NET
12 17 (20.73%) Content Management
13 16 (19.51%) .NET Framework
14 15 (18.29%) DV Cleared
14 15 (18.29%) SOA
14 15 (18.29%) CMS
15 14 (17.07%) Workflow
15 14 (17.07%) GIS
15 14 (17.07%) Firewall
15 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (17.07%) CRM
15 14 (17.07%) Web Services
15 14 (17.07%) SAP
15 14 (17.07%) ISEB
16 13 (15.85%) C#
17 12 (14.63%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 15 (18.29%) CMS
2 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.22%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.22%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.66%) MS Office
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) Firewall
2 7 (8.54%) VPN
3 6 (7.32%) LAN
3 6 (7.32%) WAN
4 3 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.66%) LDAP
4 3 (3.66%) X.509
5 1 (1.22%) Network Security
5 1 (1.22%) SAN
5 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.22%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (26.83%) Retail
2 20 (24.39%) Manufacturing
3 12 (14.63%) Finance
4 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.66%) Military
5 3 (3.66%) Law
5 3 (3.66%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Publishing
6 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (43.90%) Architect
2 27 (32.93%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (14.63%) Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Consultant
5 7 (8.54%) Security Consultant
5 7 (8.54%) Security Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Security Officer
6 5 (6.10%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Administrator
7 3 (3.66%) IT Auditor
7 3 (3.66%) Information Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Auditor
7 3 (3.66%) IT Security Auditor
7 3 (3.66%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (3.66%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) Security Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Data Scientist
8 2 (2.44%) Information Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.73%) .NET
2 16 (19.51%) .NET Framework
3 14 (17.07%) Web Services
4 5 (6.10%) JSP
5 3 (3.66%) XML
5 3 (3.66%) XSLT
6 1 (1.22%) Flash
6 1 (1.22%) Ajax
6 1 (1.22%) HTML
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.22%) CSS
6 1 (1.22%) jQuery
6 1 (1.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.71%) Management Information System
2 14 (17.07%) GIS
3 6 (7.32%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.88%) CESG
4 4 (4.88%) PKI
5 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.66%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.66%) RMADS
5 3 (3.66%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (2.44%) AS400
6 2 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.22%) User Experience
7 1 (1.22%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) UML
2 27 (32.93%) ITIL
3 26 (31.71%) PRINCE2
4 21 (25.61%) Change Control
5 18 (21.95%) Security Management
6 17 (20.73%) Content Management
7 15 (18.29%) SOA
8 14 (17.07%) CRM
8 14 (17.07%) Workflow
8 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (14.63%) Risk Management
10 10 (12.20%) Information Security Management
11 8 (9.76%) Data Protection
11 8 (9.76%) Security Architecture
11 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.54%) Information Assurance
13 6 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (6.10%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) C#
2 12 (14.63%) VB
3 2 (2.44%) C
3 2 (2.44%) SQL
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 54 (65.85%) Security Cleared
2 34 (41.46%) SC Cleared
3 22 (26.83%) CISSP
4 15 (18.29%) DV Cleared
5 14 (17.07%) ISEB
6 12 (14.63%) Degree
7 11 (13.41%) CISM
8 6 (7.32%) SSCP
9 5 (6.10%) CISA
10 4 (4.88%) MCP
11 3 (3.66%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (3.66%) GIAC
11 3 (3.66%) GSEC
11 3 (3.66%) CEH
11 3 (3.66%) ISACA
11 3 (3.66%) GPEN
12 2 (2.44%) BC Cleared
13 1 (1.22%) ISSAP
13 1 (1.22%) ISSMP
13 1 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (63.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (25.61%) ISO 9000
3 10 (12.20%) PCI DSS
4 6 (7.32%) ISO 9001
4 6 (7.32%) ISO 14001
5 4 (4.88%) JSP 440
6 3 (3.66%) COBIT
6 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
2 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.66%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Nessus
2 1 (1.22%) Nmap
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) SAP
3 3 (3.66%) Citrix
3 3 (3.66%) VMware
3 3 (3.66%) AppSense
3 3 (3.66%) IBM
4 2 (2.44%) Juniper
4 2 (2.44%) i2
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (1.22%) Dell
5 1 (1.22%) Apple
5 1 (1.22%) Websense
5 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.22%) Veeam
5 1 (1.22%) F5
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