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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 28 20 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.45% 5.37% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 6.56% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 5
Median daily rate £463 £463 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £560
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £570 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -55.71%
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
233 244 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.73% 81.88% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 154 272
Median daily rate £450 £440 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £341 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton -3 2 £444 -5.33% 3
Bedford +2 1 - - 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (48.15%) CISSP
2 11 (40.74%) SIEM
3 10 (37.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 10 (37.04%) Firewall
4 9 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 8 (29.63%) Splunk
5 8 (29.63%) ArcSight
5 8 (29.63%) LogLogic
5 8 (29.63%) LogRhythm
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco
5 8 (29.63%) Nessus
5 8 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Fortinet
6 7 (25.93%) COBIT
6 7 (25.93%) Wireshark
6 7 (25.93%) CCNP
6 7 (25.93%) LAN
6 7 (25.93%) WAN
6 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (25.93%) Juniper
6 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (25.93%) tcpdump
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (25.93%) Network Security
6 7 (25.93%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (22.22%) Network Management
7 6 (22.22%) F5
7 6 (22.22%) OSPF

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (25.93%) LAN
2 7 (25.93%) Network Security
2 7 (25.93%) Spanning Tree
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) tcpdump
2 7 (25.93%) WAN
2 7 (25.93%) Wireshark
3 6 (22.22%) BGP
3 6 (22.22%) OSPF
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Consultant
1 9 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Security Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Information Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Security Manager
6 4 (14.81%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Security Consultant
7 3 (11.11%) Architect
7 3 (11.11%) Information Architect
7 3 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
7 3 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (11.11%) Security Architect
7 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Information Specialist
8 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) SIEM
2 10 (37.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 6 (22.22%) Network Management
5 5 (18.52%) Security Operations
6 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (14.81%) Security Management
6 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Time Management
8 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.41%) Internal Audit
8 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (7.41%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) CISSP
2 7 (25.93%) CCNP
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CISA
4 1 (3.70%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 7 (25.93%) COBIT
3 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) ArcSight
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco
1 8 (29.63%) LogLogic
1 8 (29.63%) LogRhythm
1 8 (29.63%) Splunk
2 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
2 7 (25.93%) Fortinet
2 7 (25.93%) Juniper
3 6 (22.22%) F5
3 6 (22.22%) Tripwire
4 2 (7.41%) Intel
4 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.70%) Trustwave
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