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 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 40 39
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.64% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.30% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £413 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £490 £443
% change year-on-year -3.57% +10.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £27.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -18.79%  

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 314 332 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 85.79% 87.60% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 242 180
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.75 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.33% -1.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.95 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 June 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 +6 4 £413 -13.15%
Information Security
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 6 (85.71%) CISSP
1 6 (85.71%) CISM
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
3 3 (42.86%) CRISC
3 3 (42.86%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) CISA
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) SCOM
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco

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 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Security Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Threat Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISM
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISA
2 3 (42.86%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware