IT and Cyber Security Teams - Permanent Staff vs. Contractors

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Dear Home Office,

Please find below an FOI request on IT and Cyber Security Teams - Permanent Staff vs. Contractors.

1. How many people are currently employed (either permanently or on a contract basis) in the
a) IT team
b) Cyber Security team
2. How many open job vacancies do you have currently in the a) IT Team and b) Cyber Security?
3. Based on job appointments in the last 12 months in the IT and Cyber Security teams, on average, how long have these jobs been open before finding a candidate?
4. How many permanent job vacancies in a) IT and b) IT security were not filled this year?
5. In your cyber security team, what percentage do you have of permanent versus contract staff?
6. What is the average daily rate for security contractors for those currently employed in cyber security in your organisation?
7. What is the average salary for perm staff for those currently employed in cyber security in your organisation?

Yours faithfully,


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Dear K Smith,


Please find attached response to your Freedom of Information request dated
30 November 2018.


Please note we are sending this to you by e-mail only.


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