The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 29 March 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 / North East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.83% - 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £371 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £56.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.55% +150.00%  

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 North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 633 742 480
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.79% 85.29% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 503 259
Median daily rate £388 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 21
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% +38.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £30.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in the North East

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in the North East

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Tyne and Wear - 4 £380 - 3
Durham - 1 £350 -
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North East region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (37.50%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) ISMS
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (12.50%) PMO
4 1 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Windows

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Security Officer
2 4 (50.00%) Information Officer
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Governance Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) ISMS
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
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