Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 127 111
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 39 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.23% 0.85% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.03% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 24
East Midlands median daily rate £540 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.68% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £168 £419 £293
90th Percentile £579 £1,000 £550
England median daily rate £485 £485 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.11% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 - £12.50
England median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £18.51
% change year-on-year -3.97% -5.47% -30.79%

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 2642 2718 2536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.27% 82.19% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1678 1724 1604
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 68 83
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -15.15% +6.45%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.75 £39.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +17 27 £540 +11.92% 1
Derbyshire -5 5 £175 -63.16%
Northamptonshire +7 3 £250 -47.37% 1
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 23 (58.97%) Windows
1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (53.85%) Risk Management
3 20 (51.28%) HIPAA
4 19 (48.72%) Computer Science
4 19 (48.72%) Degree
4 19 (48.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (48.72%) Linux
4 19 (48.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (48.72%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (46.15%) Configuration Management
5 18 (46.15%) DevOps
6 17 (43.59%) Actionable Recommendations
7 13 (33.33%) Life Science
8 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.51%) Security Management
9 8 (20.51%) Information Security Management
10 7 (17.95%) Migration
11 6 (15.38%) Firewall
11 6 (15.38%) Project Management
11 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.82%) IaaS
12 5 (12.82%) SaaS
12 5 (12.82%) PaaS
12 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
12 5 (12.82%) LAN
12 5 (12.82%) WAN

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 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) IaaS
2 5 (12.82%) PaaS
2 5 (12.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) LAN
2 5 (12.82%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ERwin
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Architect
2 19 (48.72%) Azure Architect
3 16 (41.03%) Senior Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.56%) Head of Information
7 1 (2.56%) Head of Information Security
7 1 (2.56%) Head of Security
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Information Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.56%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Computer Science
2 13 (33.33%) Life Science
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) CESG
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Risk Management
2 18 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 18 (46.15%) DevOps
3 8 (20.51%) Information Security Management
3 8 (20.51%) Security Management
4 7 (17.95%) Migration
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) IT Strategy
7 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (10.26%) ISMS
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) Refactoring
7 4 (10.26%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.69%) Information Governance
8 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CISM
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CISMP
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (2.56%) PCI QSA
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) HIPAA
2 19 (48.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (43.59%) Actionable Recommendations
4 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (12.82%) SLA
6 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
7 1 (2.56%) GDPR
7 1 (2.56%) ISO 14001
7 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
7 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (48.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
1 4 (10.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.56%) Computacenter
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) SAP