The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 24 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.57% 3.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 4.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £51.00 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-61.76% +187.97%
Information Security
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 106 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 76.44% 67.09% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 66 41
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £213 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.20 £19.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.30 £30.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Staffordshire region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) RAD
2 1 (20.00%) EAI
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) XQuery
2 1 (20.00%) i2

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Rapid Application Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Trainer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Process Management
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Document Management
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) RAD
1 1 (20.00%) EAI
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) i2