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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 6 months to 19 August 2022 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 70 69 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16 +46
Contract jobs citing Information Security 21 18 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.53% 1.47% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.70% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 6
10th Percentile £306 £300 £369
25th Percentile £408 £305 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £350 £550
Median % change year-on-year +61.43% -36.36% +15.79%
75th Percentile £638 £568 £719
90th Percentile £673 £650 £856
England median daily rate £585 £550 £510
% change year-on-year +6.36% +7.84% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.20 - -
England median hourly rate £54.50 £59.09 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.77% +68.83% +59.09%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,152 1,057 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.78% 86.50% 85.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 729 331
10th Percentile £200 £165 £163
25th Percentile £357 £306 £288
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £461 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +15.31% +6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £540 £500 £475
90th Percentile £638 £595 £575
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 31
10th Percentile £10.42 £9.25 £9.52
25th Percentile £15.95 £10.50 £11.31
Median hourly rate £19.67 £14.50 £13.50
Median % change year-on-year +35.62% +7.41% -3.57%
75th Percentile £35.00 £22.50 £20.93
90th Percentile £37.50 £49.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £26.98 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.61% -8.89% +7.14%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in the East Midlands

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Information Security in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Information Security in the East Midlands

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Information Security in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Information Security in the East Midlands

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Information Security in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 19 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +7 9 £475 -14.03% 8
Northamptonshire -1 5 £450 +38.46% 2
Leicestershire -4 3 £625 +78.57% 3
Derbyshire -9 3 £675 - 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £750 - 4
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 9 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) CISSP
5 5 (23.81%) Azure
5 5 (23.81%) SIEM
5 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (23.81%) NIST
6 4 (19.05%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
6 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) CISM
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
7 3 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (14.29%) GRC
7 3 (14.29%) Social Skills
7 3 (14.29%) Customer Service
7 3 (14.29%) CRISC
7 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.52%) People Management
8 2 (9.52%) GCP

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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Azure
2 2 (9.52%) AWS
2 2 (9.52%) GCP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (4.76%) Power Automate
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Social Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.76%) Aviation
3 1 (4.76%) Influencing Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Police
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Security Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Information Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Information Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Security Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Security Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
1 1 (4.76%) REST
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberattack
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (23.81%) SIEM
1 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (19.05%) Data Loss Prevention
2 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
2 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Customer Service
3 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 3 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Database Security
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
4 2 (9.52%) People Management
4 2 (9.52%) SOAR
4 2 (9.52%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) CISM
3 3 (14.29%) CRISC
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CEH
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) SANS
4 2 (9.52%) SSCP
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.76%) GCIH
5 1 (4.76%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (23.81%) NIST
3 3 (14.29%) GRC
4 2 (9.52%) GDPR
4 2 (9.52%) NCSC
5 1 (4.76%) COBIT
5 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
5 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
5 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Blue Prism
2 1 (4.76%) Rapid7
2 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.76%) UiPath
2 1 (4.76%) VMware