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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 103 78 87
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Contract jobs citing Information Security 41 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 1.88% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 2.50% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.17% +21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £355 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £543 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-62.74% -15.00%
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
2330 2162 1452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.60% 75.36% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1557 1439 915
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 112 64
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.84 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +31.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.87 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +8 16 £450 -13.46%
Wiltshire +9 10 £363 -9.37% 1
Bristol -7 5 £575 +23.65% 18
Devon -9 3 £350 -1.40%
Dorset 0 2 £385 -26.66% 2
Gloucestershire -5 2 £625 +50.96% 8
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (58.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (44.09%) Security Cleared
3 40 (43.01%) UML
4 35 (37.63%) ITIL
5 32 (34.41%) PRINCE2
5 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
6 29 (31.18%) Change Control
7 28 (30.11%) Retail
8 27 (29.03%) ISO 9000
8 27 (29.03%) Management Information System
9 25 (26.88%) Manufacturing
9 25 (26.88%) SC Cleared
10 24 (25.81%) ISEB
11 22 (23.66%) .NET
12 20 (21.51%) Web Services
12 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
12 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (21.51%) Content Management
13 19 (20.43%) CISSP
13 19 (20.43%) Finance
13 19 (20.43%) Firewall
14 18 (19.35%) GIS
14 18 (19.35%) CMS
14 18 (19.35%) SOA
15 17 (18.28%) CRM
15 17 (18.28%) SAP
15 17 (18.28%) C#
15 17 (18.28%) Workflow
16 16 (17.20%) VB
17 15 (16.13%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 18 (19.35%) CMS
2 2 (2.15%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) Apache
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.08%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.08%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.43%) Firewall
2 4 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (4.30%) VPN
3 3 (3.23%) LDAP
3 3 (3.23%) LAN
3 3 (3.23%) WAN
3 3 (3.23%) Network Security
3 3 (3.23%) X.509
4 1 (1.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (30.11%) Retail
2 25 (26.88%) Manufacturing
3 19 (20.43%) Finance
4 7 (7.53%) Legal
5 4 (4.30%) Law
6 3 (3.23%) Military
7 1 (1.08%) Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.08%) Electronics
7 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (47.31%) Architect
2 33 (35.48%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (16.13%) Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Security Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Administrator
5 7 (7.53%) Consultant
5 7 (7.53%) Security Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Security Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Information Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Information Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) Systems Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Security Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Security Architect
10 2 (2.15%) Data Scientist
10 2 (2.15%) Applications Manager
10 2 (2.15%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) .NET
2 20 (21.51%) Web Services
2 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
3 6 (6.45%) JSP
4 4 (4.30%) XML
4 4 (4.30%) XSLT
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.15%) AppFabric
6 1 (1.08%) Sass
6 1 (1.08%) WCF
6 1 (1.08%) jQuery
6 1 (1.08%) CSS
6 1 (1.08%) HTML
6 1 (1.08%) Flash
6 1 (1.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 18 (19.35%) GIS
3 6 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 6 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.38%) PKI
5 4 (4.30%) RMADS
5 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.23%) CESG
6 3 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (3.23%) Replication
6 3 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.15%) Clustering
7 2 (2.15%) AS400
7 2 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.15%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.08%) User Experience
8 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.13%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.15%) UNIX
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) UML
2 35 (37.63%) ITIL
3 32 (34.41%) PRINCE2
4 29 (31.18%) Change Control
5 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (21.51%) Content Management
6 18 (19.35%) SOA
7 17 (18.28%) CRM
7 17 (18.28%) Workflow
8 11 (11.83%) Data Protection
9 9 (9.68%) TOGAF
10 7 (7.53%) Security Management
10 7 (7.53%) Risk Management
10 7 (7.53%) Security Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (7.53%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
11 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.28%) C#
2 16 (17.20%) VB
3 5 (5.38%) SQL
4 1 (1.08%) C
4 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.08%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 41 (44.09%) Security Cleared
2 25 (26.88%) SC Cleared
3 24 (25.81%) ISEB
4 19 (20.43%) CISSP
5 15 (16.13%) CISM
6 10 (10.75%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.38%) ISTQB
8 4 (4.30%) CEH
8 4 (4.30%) MCP
8 4 (4.30%) CISA
9 3 (3.23%) SSCP
9 3 (3.23%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (3.23%) GIAC
9 3 (3.23%) GSEC
9 3 (3.23%) Degree
9 3 (3.23%) ISACA
9 3 (3.23%) GPEN
10 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.08%) CISMP
11 1 (1.08%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (58.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (29.03%) ISO 9000
3 11 (11.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (5.38%) JSP 440
5 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (3.23%) COBIT
5 3 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.15%) ISO 14001
6 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
1 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.38%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.15%) Snort
5 2 (2.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.23%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.28%) SAP
3 8 (8.60%) VMware
4 5 (5.38%) Citrix
5 3 (3.23%) i2
5 3 (3.23%) Cisco
5 3 (3.23%) IBM
5 3 (3.23%) AppSense
5 3 (3.23%) Veeam
5 3 (3.23%) Zerto
6 2 (2.15%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.15%) HP
6 2 (2.15%) CommVault
6 2 (2.15%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.08%) Apple
7 1 (1.08%) Websense
7 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.08%) F5
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