The table below looks at the statistics for HMG Infosec skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HMG Infosec over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HMG Infosec
Rank 629 611 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing HMG Infosec 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.002% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.043% 0.023% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£456 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4701 4430 3889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.91% 7.96% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2894 2686 2283
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 198 163
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

HMG Infosec
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HMG Infosec within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

HMG Infosec Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HMG Infosec
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HMG Infosec within the UK.

HMG Infosec Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HMG Infosec
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HMG Infosec within the UK.

HMG Infosec Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HMG Infosec
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HMG Infosec within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England -29 2 £456 -23.95%
Wiltshire - 2 £456 -
South West - 2 £456 -
Swindon - 1 £438 -

HMG Infosec
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HMG Infosec 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 HMG Infosec.

1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) BS7799
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) PKI

HMG Infosec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HMG Infosec 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 HMG Infosec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) CLAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) BS7799