Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 80 131
Rank change year-on-year -9 +51 -45
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.12% 1.34% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.52% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £675 £450 £780
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -42.31% +550.00%
10th Percentile £372 £361 £610
90th Percentile £719 £505 £825
North East median daily rate £675 £413 £790
% change year-on-year +63.54% -47.75% +357.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £14.00
North East median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 934 858 1,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.80% 88.54% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 588 1,332
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £376 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +15.77% -12.16%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £220
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +2.67% +15.38% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 96
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.75 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.17% +7.14% +115.38%
10th Percentile £8.74 £10.13 £14.60
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £24.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -44.90% -12.50% +107.41%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -7 9 £675 +68.64% 1
Sunderland +3 2 - - 1
Gateshead -4 1 £319 -29.22%
Information Security
North East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 7 (58.33%) CISSP
1 7 (58.33%) Security Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) SFIA
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) SANS
4 4 (33.33%) CRISC
4 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) CISMP
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) CISM
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) CEH

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 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Business Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) CESG
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Security Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) SFIA
4 4 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
6 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) CISMP
3 4 (33.33%) CRISC
3 4 (33.33%) SANS
4 3 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (16.67%) CEH
6 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (8.33%) CITP
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) GCED
6 1 (8.33%) GCIA
6 1 (8.33%) GIAC
6 1 (8.33%) GSEC
6 1 (8.33%) IISP
6 1 (8.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (8.33%) MBCS
6 1 (8.33%) PCI QSA
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) GDPR
3 1 (8.33%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Capita
1 2 (16.67%) NetIQ
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Qualys