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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 74 75
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.78% 1.55% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.90% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 9
Median daily rate £425 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.93% +19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £450 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £629 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £489 £448
% change year-on-year -3.06% +9.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.86 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £27.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -18.79%  

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 1315 1264 1216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.50% 81.71% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 784 744
Median daily rate £410 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Northamptonshire +7 6 £413 -13.15% 1
Leicestershire -9 3 £450 +2.15% 2
Nottinghamshire -11 2 £438 -22.56% 2
Derbyshire -12 1 £425 - 1
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Banking
4 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (26.09%) Security Management
5 6 (26.09%) Firewall
5 6 (26.09%) CISSP
5 6 (26.09%) CISM
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) ISMS
7 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
7 4 (17.39%) ITSM
7 4 (17.39%) Service Management
7 4 (17.39%) Statistics
8 3 (13.04%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
8 3 (13.04%) Content Management
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) CISA
8 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
8 3 (13.04%) CMS
8 3 (13.04%) VLE
8 3 (13.04%) HTML
8 3 (13.04%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.04%) CSS
8 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management

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 (13.04%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (34.78%) Banking
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Security Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Communications Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) IT Communications Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.35%) Communications Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Service Relationship Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) Social Media
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
1 3 (13.04%) VLE
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (26.09%) Security Management
5 4 (17.39%) ISMS
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Service Management
5 4 (17.39%) Statistics
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Content Management
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) Usability Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Wealth Management
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Email Filtering
7 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CISM
1 6 (26.09%) CISSP
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) CISA
3 3 (13.04%) CRISC
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Blackboard
1 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
2 2 (8.70%) Forcepoint
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Sophos
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) VMware