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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 41 38 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.27% 0.27% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.32% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
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 £60.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.33% +166.66%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 298 316 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 79.47% 86.34% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 242 255
Median daily rate £415 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.00 £9.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Northampton -2 1 - -
Information Security
East Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) LDAP
5 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (20.00%) SAML
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) CISA
5 1 (20.00%) Information Management
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) CRISC
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Information Security
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Banking Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CRISC
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle