Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 26 April 2018 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 109 114
Rank change year-on-year +19 +5 -39
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.00% 0.54% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.59% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £415 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +232.00% +4.17%
North East median daily rate £403 £380 £213
% change year-on-year +6.09% +78.82% +77.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 882 1,182 1,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.76% 90.44% 88.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 814 934
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £256 £275 £242
90th Percentile £588 £536 £543
North East median daily rate £388 £375 £371
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.21% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 43
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.30 £28.08 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.94% +40.38% +61.88%
10th Percentile £10.06 £12.59 £12.43
90th Percentile £47.13 £43.00 £28.75
North East median hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -14.55% +41.03% +44.44%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Tyne and Wear

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Tyne and Wear

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Tyne and Wear

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Tyne and Wear

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +24 6 £675 +86.21% 7
Sunderland +8 2 - - 1
Gateshead +3 1 £319 -29.22%
Information Security
North East

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) Capita
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) CEH
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) NetIQ
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) SFIA
4 2 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (10.00%) Domain Models
5 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Certification

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Security Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) SFIA
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Domain Models
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CEH
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (10.00%) CISMP
3 1 (10.00%) CITP
3 1 (10.00%) CRISC
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) IISP
3 1 (10.00%) MBCS
3 1 (10.00%) SANS
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Capita
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) HP