Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 24 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 74 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.73% 0.43% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.49% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Northamptonshire median daily rate £250 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.95% +2.78% +46.34%
10th Percentile £225 £381 £425
90th Percentile £275 £488 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £540 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 - £12.50

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 577 809 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.36% 87.27% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 591 438
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £220 £269 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £11.75 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% -36.56% +23.47%
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +2.86%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Northamptonshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) OSCP
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) GIAC

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) GIAC
1 2 (40.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware