Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 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)
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 16 29
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 -8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.95% 7.28% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 8.41% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 5
Middlesex median daily rate £414 £500 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.30% -5.30% +5.60%
10th Percentile £363 £403 £455
90th Percentile £474 £553 £556
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £473
% change year-on-year - +0.53% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £19.17 £60.98
% change year-on-year +124.37% -68.57% +35.51%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 222 309 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 86.38% 86.55% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 182 138
Middlesex median daily rate £439 £413 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.36% +4.30% +2.06%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £504
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.33% -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £30.58 £23.70 £13.18
90th Percentile £33.53 £42.60 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Middlesex

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Middlesex

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) ISMS
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Compliance Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Online Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (20.00%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ISMS
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Lumension
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Trustwave