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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / South West
Rank 79 94 100
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 51 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.97% 1.49% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 1.81% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 18
Median daily rate £413 £450 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £395 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +84.21%

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
2071 2375 2280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.15% 82.15% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1666 1531
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 120 104
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +25 29 £413 -21.42% 2
Bristol +10 16 £400 -17.73% 15
Devon +2 2 £185 -56.47% 1
Dorset -3 2 £400 -27.27%
Gloucestershire +1 1 - - 8
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 55 (45.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (40.16%) CISSP
3 40 (32.79%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (25.41%) CISA
4 31 (25.41%) Security Architecture
5 30 (24.59%) Risk Management
6 29 (23.77%) PCI DSS
7 28 (22.95%) Security Cleared
8 27 (22.13%) Management Information System
8 27 (22.13%) CISM
9 26 (21.31%) ITIL
10 25 (20.49%) SC Cleared
10 25 (20.49%) Retail
11 24 (19.67%) Data Protection
12 19 (15.57%) Cyber Defence
13 18 (14.75%) Firewall
14 16 (13.11%) CESG
15 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (12.30%) Intel Security
16 14 (11.48%) PRINCE2
16 14 (11.48%) Network Security
17 13 (10.66%) TCP/IP
18 12 (9.84%) Security Management
18 12 (9.84%) VMware
18 12 (9.84%) SIEM
19 11 (9.02%) McAfee ePO
19 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
19 11 (9.02%) Finance
19 11 (9.02%) Information Security Management
19 11 (9.02%) Microsoft

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.56%) IIS
2 2 (1.64%) Confluence
2 2 (1.64%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Project
2 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.75%) Firewall
2 14 (11.48%) Network Security
3 13 (10.66%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.10%) Internet
5 4 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.28%) DNS
5 4 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.28%) LAN
5 4 (3.28%) WAN
6 3 (2.46%) VPN
6 3 (2.46%) Wireless
7 2 (1.64%) DHCP
7 2 (1.64%) DMZ
7 2 (1.64%) MPLS
7 2 (1.64%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.64%) Skype
7 2 (1.64%) SSL
7 2 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (1.64%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (20.49%) Retail
2 11 (9.02%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.74%) Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Legal
5 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.64%) Electronics
6 2 (1.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (38.52%) Analyst
2 35 (28.69%) Security Analyst
3 23 (18.85%) Architect
4 22 (18.03%) Security Architect
5 16 (13.11%) Security Manager
6 15 (12.30%) Information Analyst
6 15 (12.30%) Information Security Analyst
6 15 (12.30%) Information Security Architect
7 14 (11.48%) Information Architect
8 12 (9.84%) SOC Analyst
9 11 (9.02%) Consultant
9 11 (9.02%) Security Consultant
10 10 (8.20%) CISSP Analyst
11 9 (7.38%) IT Analyst
11 9 (7.38%) IT Security Analyst
12 7 (5.74%) Information Security Manager
13 6 (4.92%) Business Analyst
13 6 (4.92%) Project Manager
13 6 (4.92%) Security Project Manager
14 5 (4.10%) Information Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) .NET
2 4 (3.28%) Web Services
3 3 (2.46%) AppFabric
3 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.13%) Management Information System
2 19 (15.57%) Cyber Defence
3 16 (13.11%) CESG
4 9 (7.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (7.38%) Reference Data
4 9 (7.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.46%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.46%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.46%) PKI
7 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.64%) BYOD
7 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.64%) NHS
7 2 (1.64%) Replication
7 2 (1.64%) RIA
7 2 (1.64%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.20%) Windows
2 9 (7.38%) Linux
2 9 (7.38%) Unix
3 3 (2.46%) Solaris
3 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.82%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.79%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (25.41%) Security Architecture
3 30 (24.59%) Risk Management
4 26 (21.31%) ITIL
5 24 (19.67%) Data Protection
6 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (11.48%) PRINCE2
8 12 (9.84%) Security Management
8 12 (9.84%) SIEM
9 11 (9.02%) Information Security Management
10 10 (8.20%) Data Security
11 9 (7.38%) Incident Management
11 9 (7.38%) Security Operations
11 9 (7.38%) Service Management
12 8 (6.56%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.56%) Cryptography
12 8 (6.56%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (6.56%) ISMS
12 8 (6.56%) ITIL V3
12 8 (6.56%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.10%) Java
2 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.28%) Python
3 2 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (40.16%) CISSP
2 31 (25.41%) CISA
3 28 (22.95%) Security Cleared
4 27 (22.13%) CISM
5 25 (20.49%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.38%) Degree
7 7 (5.74%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (5.74%) CREST Certified
7 7 (5.74%) IISP
8 6 (4.92%) DV Cleared
9 5 (4.10%) CLAS
9 5 (4.10%) ISEB
10 4 (3.28%) CHECK Team Member
11 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
11 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.46%) SANS
12 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.64%) CNA
12 2 (1.64%) CNE
12 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (45.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (23.77%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (4.10%) QA
4 3 (2.46%) COBIT
4 3 (2.46%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) Snort
2 8 (6.56%) BitLocker
3 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (6.56%) Nessus
3 4 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.28%) QRadar
4 3 (2.46%) Nmap
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.82%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) Intel Security
2 12 (9.84%) VMware
3 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.20%) Splunk
5 6 (4.92%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.92%) Cisco
5 6 (4.92%) Citrix
6 5 (4.10%) LogRhythm
7 4 (3.28%) ScanSafe
7 4 (3.28%) Sourcefire
8 3 (2.46%) Qualys
9 2 (1.64%) Aruba
9 2 (1.64%) Juniper
9 2 (1.64%) Novell
9 2 (1.64%) SAP
10 1 (0.82%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.82%) BT
10 1 (0.82%) CA
10 1 (0.82%) Remedy
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