The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 82 87
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.80% 0.67% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.84% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Median daily rate £350 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £438 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £56.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.55% +150.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1195 1308 1281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 79.77% 80.15% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 803 732
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 43
Median hourly rate £21.80 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.72% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in the East Midlands

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in the East Midlands

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in the East Midlands

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in the East Midlands

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Leicestershire - 8 £350 - 2
Northamptonshire +4 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +2 2 - - 2
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
2 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (22.73%) Security Management
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) CISSP
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) ISMS
5 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Social Media
6 3 (13.64%) Blackboard
6 3 (13.64%) Usability Testing
6 3 (13.64%) User Experience
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
6 3 (13.64%) ITSM
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) CISM
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) CMS
6 3 (13.64%) VLE
6 3 (13.64%) Content Management
6 3 (13.64%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (13.64%) Statistics

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (13.64%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (36.36%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Security Manager
2 7 (31.82%) IT Manager
3 5 (22.73%) IT Security Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Communications Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Communications Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Audit Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) Social Media
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
1 3 (13.64%) VLE
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (22.73%) Security Management
5 4 (18.18%) ISMS
5 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Content Management
6 3 (13.64%) ITSM
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Statistics
6 3 (13.64%) Usability Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) CISM
3 2 (9.09%) CISA
3 2 (9.09%) CRISC
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) ISO27005
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Blackboard
2 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.09%) Forcepoint
2 2 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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