The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 29 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.20% 1.18% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 1.45% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £458 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £493 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.90 £22.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+19.55% -62.50%
Information Security
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
307 415 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.87% 81.37% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 279 78
Average daily rate £425 £413 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Average hourly rate £51.30 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.30% +15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Bedfordshire region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Bedfordshire region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 4 £515 - 3
Luton +7 3 £600 +26.31%
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 16 (69.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (56.52%) CISSP
3 12 (52.17%) CISM
4 10 (43.48%) Security Management
5 8 (34.78%) Information Security Management
5 8 (34.78%) ISMS
5 8 (34.78%) PCI DSS
6 7 (30.43%) Security Testing
7 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
8 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 4 (17.39%) Data Security
8 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 3 (13.04%) GIAC
9 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
9 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
10 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
10 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
10 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
10 2 (8.70%) SIEM
10 2 (8.70%) CISMP
10 2 (8.70%) CEH
10 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
10 2 (8.70%) WSUS
10 2 (8.70%) SSCP
10 2 (8.70%) Microsoft

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
General
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Security Manager
2 8 (34.78%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Information Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Information Risk Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Security Management
2 8 (34.78%) Information Security Management
2 8 (34.78%) ISMS
3 7 (30.43%) Security Testing
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Data Security
6 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.70%) SIEM
7 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
7 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CISSP
2 12 (52.17%) CISM
3 3 (13.04%) GIAC
4 2 (8.70%) CEH
4 2 (8.70%) CISMP
4 2 (8.70%) SSCP
5 1 (4.35%) PMP
5 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.35%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (34.78%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago