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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 85 101 109
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 55 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.75% 0.80% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.12% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 12
Average daily rate
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£625 £430 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.34% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £125 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £555 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £441 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.96% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £45.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +104.54%
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
2272 1784 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.29% 71.65% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1145 1116
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 99 100
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 £675 - 4
Bristol -4 10 £335 -23.86% 6
Gloucestershire -10 7 - - 6
Wiltshire -6 2 £420 -20.00% 3
Dorset -5 1 £375 +200.00% 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 49 (60.49%) Security Cleared
2 46 (56.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (43.21%) SC Cleared
4 24 (29.63%) CISSP
5 23 (28.40%) ITIL
6 20 (24.69%) Management Information System
7 18 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 18 (22.22%) UML
7 18 (22.22%) Security Management
8 17 (20.99%) Retail
9 16 (19.75%) Risk Management
10 15 (18.52%) Manufacturing
10 15 (18.52%) ISO 9000
10 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 15 (18.52%) Change Control
11 14 (17.28%) Degree
12 12 (14.81%) Information Security Management
12 12 (14.81%) Content Management
13 11 (13.58%) CISM
13 11 (13.58%) Firewall
14 10 (12.35%) SOA
14 10 (12.35%) Workflow
14 10 (12.35%) Finance
14 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (12.35%) DV Cleared
15 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework
15 9 (11.11%) CMS
15 9 (11.11%) GIS
15 9 (11.11%) CRM
15 9 (11.11%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (11.11%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) Drupal
2 3 (3.70%) Magnolia
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
2 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
1 1 (1.23%) PaaS
1 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) VPN
2 6 (7.41%) Internet
3 5 (6.17%) LAN
3 5 (6.17%) WAN
4 3 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (3.70%) LDAP
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.23%) Network Security
6 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Jackrabbit
1 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.70%) Aerospike
1 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 3 (3.70%) Couchbase
1 3 (3.70%) MySQL
1 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.23%) GCC
1 1 (1.23%) Toad
1 1 (1.23%) RequisitePro
General
1 17 (20.99%) Retail
2 15 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 10 (12.35%) Finance
4 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.70%) Law
5 3 (3.70%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Military
6 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Architect
2 19 (23.46%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (13.58%) Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Security Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Security Officer
5 7 (8.64%) Security Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Security Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.94%) IT Auditor
7 4 (4.94%) Auditor
8 3 (3.70%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (3.70%) IT Security Auditor
8 3 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Information Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Information Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 9 (11.11%) Web Services
1 9 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (4.94%) JSP
3 3 (3.70%) JSON
3 3 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.11%) GIS
3 4 (4.94%) Open Source
3 4 (4.94%) RMADS
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) Mashup
4 3 (3.70%) Taxonomies
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.70%) CESG
5 2 (2.47%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) PKI
6 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) ITIL
2 18 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 18 (22.22%) UML
2 18 (22.22%) Security Management
3 16 (19.75%) Risk Management
4 15 (18.52%) Change Control
5 12 (14.81%) Information Security Management
5 12 (14.81%) Content Management
6 10 (12.35%) SOA
6 10 (12.35%) Workflow
6 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.11%) CRM
8 8 (9.88%) Information Assurance
8 8 (9.88%) Data Protection
8 8 (9.88%) Security Architecture
9 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.17%) Cyber Security
10 5 (6.17%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) C#
1 7 (8.64%) VB
2 2 (2.47%) C
3 1 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (60.49%) Security Cleared
2 35 (43.21%) SC Cleared
3 24 (29.63%) CISSP
4 14 (17.28%) Degree
5 11 (13.58%) CISM
6 10 (12.35%) DV Cleared
7 8 (9.88%) SSCP
7 8 (9.88%) ISEB
8 6 (7.41%) CISA
9 4 (4.94%) MCP
9 4 (4.94%) CEH
10 3 (3.70%) ISACA
10 3 (3.70%) GPEN
10 3 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (3.70%) GIAC
10 3 (3.70%) GSEC
11 2 (2.47%) BC Cleared
12 1 (1.23%) ISSAP
12 1 (1.23%) ISSMP
12 1 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (56.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (18.52%) ISO 9000
3 7 (8.64%) ISO 14001
3 7 (8.64%) ISO 9001
4 6 (7.41%) PCI DSS
5 4 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (4.94%) JSP 440
5 4 (4.94%) COBIT
6 1 (1.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
1 1 (1.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) SAP
3 4 (4.94%) Juniper
3 4 (4.94%) Cisco
4 3 (3.70%) ForgeRock
4 3 (3.70%) F5
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (1.23%) AppSense
5 1 (1.23%) Dell
5 1 (1.23%) Websense
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix
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