The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 70 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -19
Contract jobs citing Information Security 43 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.79% 0.82% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.10% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 22
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £395 £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-62.74% -15.00%
Information Security
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1773 1810 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.97% 74.33% 70.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 857 733
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 22 35
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 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
Slough +15 11 £263 -41.66% 2
Reading +7 11 £450 - 8
Bracknell +3 6 £445 -
Maidenhead - 2 - - 2
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 14 (19.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
2 13 (17.81%) Finance
3 12 (16.44%) TOGAF
3 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
4 11 (15.07%) Network Security
4 11 (15.07%) Security Architecture
4 11 (15.07%) Project Management
4 11 (15.07%) CISSP
5 10 (13.70%) Linux
5 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
5 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
6 9 (12.33%) SIEM
7 8 (10.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (10.96%) Firewall
7 8 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (10.96%) PCI DSS
8 7 (9.59%) DV Cleared
8 7 (9.59%) Database Security
8 7 (9.59%) Cyber Security
8 7 (9.59%) Data Centre
8 7 (9.59%) Business Development
8 7 (9.59%) Retail
8 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.59%) Symantec
9 6 (8.22%) SAML
9 6 (8.22%) McAfee
9 6 (8.22%) Windows
9 6 (8.22%) Information Security Management
9 6 (8.22%) Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 6 (8.22%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) Network Security
2 8 (10.96%) Firewall
3 3 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.74%) VoIP
5 1 (1.37%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) OSPF
5 1 (1.37%) BGP
5 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (9.59%) Retail
4 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Architect
2 16 (21.92%) Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) Consultant
4 13 (17.81%) Security Architect
5 11 (15.07%) Security Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Information Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Security Consultant
7 8 (10.96%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Information Security Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Information Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Network Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.74%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) SAML
1 6 (8.22%) OAuth
1 6 (8.22%) OpenID
2 5 (6.85%) LAMP
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.59%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.74%) iSeries
4 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.37%) Economics
5 1 (1.37%) SecurID
5 1 (1.37%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.37%) Informatics
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
3 12 (16.44%) TOGAF
4 11 (15.07%) Project Management
4 11 (15.07%) Security Architecture
5 9 (12.33%) SIEM
6 7 (9.59%) Business Development
6 7 (9.59%) Database Security
6 7 (9.59%) Cyber Security
6 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.22%) Information Security Management
7 6 (8.22%) Security Management
8 5 (6.85%) ITIL
8 5 (6.85%) Identity Management
9 4 (5.48%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (5.48%) Service Management
9 4 (5.48%) UML
9 4 (5.48%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) Perl
1 2 (2.74%) SQL
1 2 (2.74%) VB
2 1 (1.37%) Python
2 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) C++
2 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.07%) CISSP
3 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) Degree
6 3 (4.11%) PMP
6 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.74%) CCIE
8 1 (1.37%) CCNP
8 1 (1.37%) ISEB
8 1 (1.37%) RHCE
8 1 (1.37%) CISA
8 1 (1.37%) CISM
8 1 (1.37%) GSEC
8 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.37%) CEH
8 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.37%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (10.96%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.85%) COBIT
3 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.37%) QA
4 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.74%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Symantec
2 6 (8.22%) McAfee
2 6 (8.22%) ArcSight
2 6 (8.22%) PayPal
3 5 (6.85%) Tripwire
4 4 (5.48%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (5.48%) VMware
5 3 (4.11%) Remedy
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco
6 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.74%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.74%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) Imperva
7 1 (1.37%) Tufin
7 1 (1.37%) Splunk
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Juniper
7 1 (1.37%) Websense
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