Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 October 2018 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 38 64
Rank change year-on-year -27 +26 +12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 38 65 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.38% 4.31% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 5.24% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 27
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -35.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £321 £215 £406
90th Percentile £456 £480 £575
East of England median daily rate £519 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +9.21% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.81 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +68.05% -85.71%
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £16.81 £21.63
% change year-on-year +3.06% -22.29% +13.82%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,303 1,241 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.59% 82.29% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 623 606
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 64 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -29.24% +13.10%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.28 £11.02
90th Percentile £48.25 £45.70 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year -42.15% +12.04% +5.88%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Hertfordshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Watford +17 13 £419 - 4
Hatfield +8 13 - - 3
Royston - 4 £369 -
Welwyn Garden City -18 3 £400 +66.67% 2
Rickmansworth -10 1 - -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (34.21%) Law
1 13 (34.21%) Customer Requirements
2 12 (31.58%) Sony
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
3 11 (28.95%) Information Security Management
3 11 (28.95%) Security Management
4 10 (26.32%) ISMS
4 10 (26.32%) Computacenter
5 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
5 7 (18.42%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (18.42%) Firewall
5 7 (18.42%) Client/Server
5 7 (18.42%) Web Services
5 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
6 5 (13.16%) ITIL
6 5 (13.16%) SLA
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.53%) Finance
7 4 (10.53%) REST
7 4 (10.53%) Linux
7 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.89%) Workflow
8 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
8 3 (7.89%) LAN
8 3 (7.89%) SIEM
8 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (7.89%) React

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JMeter
2 1 (2.63%) jMock
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 13 (34.21%) Law
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Analyst
2 14 (36.84%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Technical Test Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Security Incident Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.63%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) REST
3 3 (7.89%) React
3 3 (7.89%) Redux
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) JSP
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Customer Requirements
2 11 (28.95%) Information Security Management
2 11 (28.95%) Security Management
3 10 (26.32%) ISMS
4 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
5 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Security Operations
7 3 (7.89%) SIEM
7 3 (7.89%) Workflow
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.63%) Data Security
9 1 (2.63%) MVC
9 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C#
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.63%) Python
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
1 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CISM
1 2 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) CEH
2 1 (2.63%) CRISC
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (2.63%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Sony
2 10 (26.32%) Computacenter
3 3 (7.89%) Nintex
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase