The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 76 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 59 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.92% 1.49% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.12% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 24
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£439 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.42% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £275 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £60.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-62.50% +86.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2221 1510 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.46% 70.46% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1476 979 1296
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 65 130
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Information Security
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Devon +5 18 £373 -
Somerset -10 17 £520 +28.39% 2
Bristol -13 9 £458 +66.36% 4
Gloucestershire -14 7 £428 - 2
Wiltshire -5 5 £425 +14.86% 1
Dorset - - - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 61 (58.10%) Security Cleared
2 56 (53.33%) Risk Management
3 50 (47.62%) SC Cleared
4 43 (40.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 34 (32.38%) RMADS
7 33 (31.43%) Management Information System
8 29 (27.62%) JSP 440
9 28 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
10 27 (25.71%) CISSP
11 26 (24.76%) CESG
12 25 (23.81%) CESG CLAS
13 19 (18.10%) JSP
14 13 (12.38%) Finance
14 13 (12.38%) Security Management
15 12 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
16 11 (10.48%) Configuration Management
17 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
18 9 (8.57%) IIS
18 9 (8.57%) ISO 9001
18 9 (8.57%) Summit
18 9 (8.57%) Legal
18 9 (8.57%) ISO 14001
18 9 (8.57%) Information Security Management
19 8 (7.62%) DV Cleared
20 7 (6.67%) PCI DSS
20 7 (6.67%) Degree
20 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
20 7 (6.67%) Firewall
21 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (8.57%) IIS
2 2 (1.90%) Lync
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Summit
2 3 (2.86%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.95%) Cordys
4 1 (0.95%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) Firewall
2 6 (5.71%) Internet
3 3 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.95%) Network Security
5 1 (0.95%) Intranet
5 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Legal
3 3 (2.86%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (32.38%) Consultant
2 23 (21.90%) Security Consultant
3 15 (14.29%) Coordinator
4 14 (13.33%) Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) CLAS Consultant
5 12 (11.43%) Security Analyst
6 11 (10.48%) Security Manager
7 9 (8.57%) Information Manager
8 8 (7.62%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (7.62%) Architect
9 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.76%) Solutions Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.86%) Security Advisor
12 3 (2.86%) CLAS Security Consultant
12 3 (2.86%) Digital Architect
12 3 (2.86%) Senior Security Analyst
12 3 (2.86%) IT Security Consultant
12 3 (2.86%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.10%) JSP
2 6 (5.71%) Web Services
2 6 (5.71%) JSON
3 5 (4.76%) HTML
4 4 (3.81%) Middleware
5 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.86%) HTML5
5 3 (2.86%) REST
5 3 (2.86%) WebSockets
5 3 (2.86%) JMS
5 3 (2.86%) .NET
5 3 (2.86%) SOAP
5 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.90%) CSS
6 2 (1.90%) jQuery
6 2 (1.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.90%) Haml
6 2 (1.90%) Sass
7 1 (0.95%) jBPM
7 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.38%) RMADS
2 33 (31.43%) Management Information System
3 26 (24.76%) CESG
4 25 (23.81%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.86%) AS400
6 2 (1.90%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.90%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.95%) Social Media
7 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) CMDB
7 1 (0.95%) Open Source
7 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.95%) DTV
7 1 (0.95%) NHS
7 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Windows
2 4 (3.81%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.86%) Android
3 3 (2.86%) UNIX
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.33%) Risk Management
2 35 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 28 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (12.38%) Security Management
5 12 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (10.48%) Configuration Management
7 9 (8.57%) Information Security Management
8 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.76%) SOA
9 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.81%) Service Management
10 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.81%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (2.86%) Analytics
11 3 (2.86%) Security Architecture
11 3 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (2.86%) ISMS
11 3 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) C
2 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.90%) PHP
2 2 (1.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (58.10%) Security Cleared
2 50 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 27 (25.71%) CISSP
4 8 (7.62%) DV Cleared
5 7 (6.67%) Degree
6 6 (5.71%) CEH
7 5 (4.76%) CISM
8 4 (3.81%) ISEB
8 4 (3.81%) SSCP
9 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.95%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.95%) CCNP
11 1 (0.95%) CCNA
11 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (40.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (27.62%) JSP 440
3 9 (8.57%) ISO 9001
3 9 (8.57%) ISO 14001
4 7 (6.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.95%) GPG13
5 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.95%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) Nmap
3 1 (0.95%) vSphere
3 1 (0.95%) Squid
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.95%) Snort
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) VMware
3 3 (2.86%) Google
3 3 (2.86%) IBM
3 3 (2.86%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.90%) SAP
4 2 (1.90%) McAfee
4 2 (1.90%) LogLogic
4 2 (1.90%) Facebook
4 2 (1.90%) Twitter
5 1 (0.95%) Lumension
5 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.95%) Websense
5 1 (0.95%) Citrix
5 1 (0.95%) Juniper
5 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle
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