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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 69 117 90
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -27
Contract jobs citing Information Security 69 36 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.39% 1.08% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 1.39% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 48
Median daily rate £500 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £375 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-66.02% +173.34%
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
2247 2594 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.70% 77.48% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1732 1585
Median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 137 90
Median hourly rate £33.00 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +26 36 £500 +11.11% 11
Wiltshire +22 24 £488 +8.33% 1
Gloucestershire +3 7 £363 -9.37% 21
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 56 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (34.13%) CISSP
3 42 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 34 (26.98%) Security Architecture
5 28 (22.22%) Firewall
5 28 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (21.43%) Finance
7 26 (20.63%) Management Information System
8 25 (19.84%) SC Cleared
9 24 (19.05%) PCI DSS
10 21 (16.67%) Windows
11 19 (15.08%) Information Assurance
12 18 (14.29%) SIEM
12 18 (14.29%) Cisco
13 17 (13.49%) CESG
14 16 (12.70%) Retail
14 16 (12.70%) Security Management
15 15 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (11.90%) Cisco ISE
15 15 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (11.90%) CLAS
16 14 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
16 14 (11.11%) Linux
16 14 (11.11%) Information Security Management
16 14 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (11.11%) CISM
17 13 (10.32%) Risk Assessment
17 13 (10.32%) Office 365
17 13 (10.32%) IISP
18 12 (9.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework

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 9 (7.14%) IIS
2 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Office
2 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.79%) assyst
2 1 (0.79%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.32%) Office 365
3 10 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.56%) IaaS
4 7 (5.56%) PaaS
4 7 (5.56%) SaaS
5 5 (3.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.22%) Firewall
2 15 (11.90%) Cisco ISE
3 12 (9.52%) Internet
4 11 (8.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.76%) Network Security
5 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.76%) VPN
6 4 (3.17%) WAN
7 3 (2.38%) BGP
7 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.38%) DHCP
7 3 (2.38%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.38%) Extranet
7 3 (2.38%) HSRP
7 3 (2.38%) IPsec
7 3 (2.38%) MPLS
7 3 (2.38%) TACACS
7 3 (2.38%) VLAN
7 3 (2.38%) Wireless
7 3 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) Power BI
2 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.79%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) EasyMock
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
1 1 (0.79%) JUnit
1 1 (0.79%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (21.43%) Finance
2 16 (12.70%) Retail
3 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.97%) Legal
5 4 (3.17%) Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (23.02%) Architect
2 24 (19.05%) Security Architect
3 23 (18.25%) Analyst
4 19 (15.08%) Security Analyst
5 16 (12.70%) Consultant
6 14 (11.11%) Security Manager
7 13 (10.32%) Information Analyst
8 12 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (8.73%) Information Security Analyst
9 11 (8.73%) Security Consultant
10 10 (7.94%) Information Security Architect
10 10 (7.94%) IT Analyst
10 10 (7.94%) IT Security Analyst
11 9 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
12 8 (6.35%) Information Architect
12 8 (6.35%) Information Officer
12 8 (6.35%) Information Security Consultant
12 8 (6.35%) Information Security Officer
12 8 (6.35%) Project Manager
12 8 (6.35%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (0.79%) EJB
2 1 (0.79%) Java EE
2 1 (0.79%) JSF
2 1 (0.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.63%) Management Information System
2 17 (13.49%) CESG
3 10 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (5.56%) Cryptography
5 5 (3.97%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (3.97%) PKI
6 4 (3.17%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.59%) CMDB
8 2 (1.59%) Fintech
8 2 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.67%) Windows
2 14 (11.11%) Linux
3 7 (5.56%) Unix
4 3 (2.38%) NetWare
5 1 (0.79%) Solaris
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.98%) Security Architecture
2 28 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (15.08%) Information Assurance
4 18 (14.29%) SIEM
5 16 (12.70%) Security Management
6 15 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
7 14 (11.11%) Information Security Management
7 14 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (10.32%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 11 (8.73%) ISMS
10 11 (8.73%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (7.94%) Content Management
11 10 (7.94%) DDoS Mitigation
12 9 (7.14%) Project Management
13 8 (6.35%) Data Protection
13 8 (6.35%) ITIL
14 7 (5.56%) Compliance Management
14 7 (5.56%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.97%) C
2 4 (3.17%) Java
3 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.79%) Ruby
4 1 (0.79%) Scala
4 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (34.13%) CISSP
2 42 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 25 (19.84%) SC Cleared
4 15 (11.90%) CLAS
5 14 (11.11%) CISM
6 13 (10.32%) IISP
7 11 (8.73%) DV Cleared
8 10 (7.94%) CISA
9 8 (6.35%) Degree
10 5 (3.97%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (2.38%) CCIE
11 3 (2.38%) CCNP
11 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (2.38%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (1.59%) CEH
12 2 (1.59%) HND
12 2 (1.59%) PMP
13 1 (0.79%) CCNA
13 1 (0.79%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (19.05%) PCI DSS
3 12 (9.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 10 (7.94%) RMADS
5 5 (3.97%) COBIT
5 5 (3.97%) JSP 440
6 4 (3.17%) HMG Infosec
7 3 (2.38%) QA
8 2 (1.59%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.38%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (8.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (3.97%) Nessus
3 3 (2.38%) QRadar
4 1 (0.79%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) Cisco
2 12 (9.52%) Forcepoint
3 11 (8.73%) VMware
4 10 (7.94%) ArcSight
4 10 (7.94%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (3.97%) Intel Security
5 5 (3.97%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.38%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.38%) Citrix
6 3 (2.38%) F5
6 3 (2.38%) Juniper
6 3 (2.38%) ScanSafe
6 3 (2.38%) TippingPoint
7 2 (1.59%) CA
7 2 (1.59%) Remedy
8 1 (0.79%) BT
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle
8 1 (0.79%) Qualys
8 1 (0.79%) SAP
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