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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 9 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 37 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.95% 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.33% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £415
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
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
300 309 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.76% 81.10% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 248 111
Average daily rate £438 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Luton +18 26 £425 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 17 (35.42%) CISSP
2 17 (35.42%) Security Operations
3 15 (31.25%) Security Management
3 15 (31.25%) PCI DSS
4 13 (27.08%) Management Information System
4 13 (27.08%) Legal
4 13 (27.08%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (20.83%) Network Security
5 10 (20.83%) COBIT
6 8 (16.67%) Cryptography
7 7 (14.58%) Retail
7 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
7 7 (14.58%) Information Security Management
8 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
9 5 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
9 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.42%) SAP ERP
9 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.42%) Finance
9 5 (10.42%) Aerospace
9 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
9 5 (10.42%) ERP
9 5 (10.42%) SAP
9 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (10.42%) SAP HANA
10 4 (8.33%) User Experience

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Network Security
2 2 (4.17%) FTP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SAP HANA
2 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.08%) Lumira
3 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (27.08%) Legal
2 7 (14.58%) Retail
3 5 (10.42%) Aerospace
3 5 (10.42%) Finance
4 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.25%) Publishing
6 2 (4.17%) Local Government
7 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Analyst
2 17 (35.42%) Security Analyst
3 15 (31.25%) Information Analyst
3 15 (31.25%) Information Security Analyst
4 12 (25.00%) Architect
4 12 (25.00%) Security Architect
5 10 (20.83%) Information Architect
5 10 (20.83%) Information Security Architect
6 5 (10.42%) ICT Manager
7 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Information Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) ERP Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) ERP Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) BAPI
1 4 (8.33%) SAP Fiori
1 4 (8.33%) SAPUI5
2 2 (4.17%) SAP PI
2 2 (4.17%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (4.17%) SOAP
2 2 (4.17%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) WSDL
2 2 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Cyberthreat
1 13 (27.08%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (8.33%) User Experience
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Android
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 17 (35.42%) Security Operations
3 15 (31.25%) Security Management
4 7 (14.58%) Information Security Management
4 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
5 5 (10.42%) ERP
5 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) People Management
6 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) Service Management
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) Line Management
7 3 (6.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) ABAP
2 2 (4.17%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) CISSP
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) PCI QSA
4 2 (4.17%) CISM
4 2 (4.17%) CSSLP
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.08%) CCA
5 1 (2.08%) CISA
5 1 (2.08%) CRISC
5 1 (2.08%) ISSMP
5 1 (2.08%) MBCS
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 10 (20.83%) COBIT
3 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (6.25%) ISO 9001
4 3 (6.25%) TickIT
5 1 (2.08%) ISO27002
5 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) SAP
2 3 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) Citrix
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
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