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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 23 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.90% 2.89% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.05% 3.37% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 3
Median daily rate £475 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £460 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £28.99
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -31.01%
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
281 326 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.98% 85.56% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 223 282
Median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Median hourly rate £50.78 £50.00 £28.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +78.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +7 8 £463 -22.91% 3
Dunstable - 3 £425 -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (40.74%) CISSP
2 10 (37.04%) COBIT
3 9 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 8 (29.63%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (29.63%) Security Management
5 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (22.22%) Retail
7 5 (18.52%) SIEM
7 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 5 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
9 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (11.11%) Time Management
9 3 (11.11%) Change Management
9 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
10 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
10 2 (7.41%) Web Filtering
10 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
10 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
10 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Security Analyst
3 14 (51.85%) Information Analyst
3 14 (51.85%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Security Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 8 (29.63%) Security Management
3 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (18.52%) SIEM
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Time Management
7 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (7.41%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) CISSP
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) COBIT
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.70%) Proofpoint
2 1 (3.70%) Qualys
2 1 (3.70%) Trustwave
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