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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 74 112 132
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +20
Contract jobs citing Information Security 49 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.98% 0.80% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.18% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £370 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £17.51
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +71.33%
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
1784 1785 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.26% 68.21% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 895 742
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 49
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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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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
Reading +14 15 £495 -10.00% 6
Slough - 10 £468 -
Bracknell - 3 £400 - 3
Newbury - 3 £438 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 27 (36.99%) CISSP
2 20 (27.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
3 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
4 17 (23.29%) Windows
4 17 (23.29%) Network Security
5 15 (20.55%) Firewall
6 14 (19.18%) CISM
6 14 (19.18%) DV Cleared
7 13 (17.81%) CISA
7 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
8 12 (16.44%) PCI DSS
9 11 (15.07%) Security Architecture
9 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
9 11 (15.07%) UNIX
10 10 (13.70%) TOGAF
11 9 (12.33%) Finance
11 9 (12.33%) Security Management
11 9 (12.33%) Juniper
11 9 (12.33%) CheckPoint
11 9 (12.33%) Cisco
11 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
11 9 (12.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (12.33%) Degree
11 9 (12.33%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (10.96%) Incident Management
12 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.59%) Identity Management
13 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (8.22%) Information Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (2.74%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) Network Security
2 15 (20.55%) Firewall
3 5 (6.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (5.48%) VPN
4 4 (5.48%) Internet
5 2 (2.74%) ATM
5 2 (2.74%) SSL
5 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.74%) SSH
6 1 (1.37%) Wireless
6 1 (1.37%) IPsec
6 1 (1.37%) 2G
6 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) SMS
6 1 (1.37%) WAN
6 1 (1.37%) 3G
6 1 (1.37%) MPLS
6 1 (1.37%) SS7
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Publishing
4 2 (2.74%) Games
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Front Office
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Consultant
2 20 (27.40%) Security Consultant
3 11 (15.07%) Security Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Information Security Consultant
5 8 (10.96%) Architect
6 6 (8.22%) IT Consultant
6 6 (8.22%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (8.22%) IT Security Consultant
6 6 (8.22%) Security Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Information Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Information Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) Information Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) Security Designer
8 4 (5.48%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) Designer
9 3 (4.11%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) SAML
1 5 (6.85%) Middleware
1 5 (6.85%) OAuth
1 5 (6.85%) OpenID
2 2 (2.74%) SailPoint
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.22%) PKI
3 4 (5.48%) Smart Meter
4 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.11%) RMADS
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.74%) Informatics
6 1 (1.37%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.37%) CESG
6 1 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.37%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) UNIX
3 6 (8.22%) Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
2 11 (15.07%) Security Architecture
3 10 (13.70%) TOGAF
4 9 (12.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (12.33%) Security Management
4 9 (12.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (10.96%) Incident Management
6 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.59%) Identity Management
7 6 (8.22%) Information Security Management
7 6 (8.22%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (6.85%) Matrix Management
8 5 (6.85%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.85%) Database Security
8 5 (6.85%) ITIL
8 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (5.48%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Business Development
9 4 (5.48%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) Java
1 3 (4.11%) Perl
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) C
2 2 (2.74%) C++
3 1 (1.37%) Python
3 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) CISSP
2 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
3 14 (19.18%) CISM
3 14 (19.18%) DV Cleared
4 13 (17.81%) CISA
5 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
5 9 (12.33%) Degree
6 5 (6.85%) CRISC
7 3 (4.11%) CCSA
7 3 (4.11%) CCSE
8 2 (2.74%) MAPM
8 2 (2.74%) CCSP
8 2 (2.74%) GIAC
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.74%) PMP
8 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.37%) GSEC
9 1 (1.37%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.37%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (16.44%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (6.85%) COBIT
4 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.37%) BS25999
4 1 (1.37%) COSO
4 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
1 3 (4.11%) vSphere
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Cisco
1 9 (12.33%) Juniper
1 9 (12.33%) CheckPoint
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) Blue Coat
4 4 (5.48%) Tripwire
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
5 3 (4.11%) Citrix
5 3 (4.11%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.11%) F5
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
5 3 (4.11%) AppSense
5 3 (4.11%) Lumension
6 2 (2.74%) Websense
6 2 (2.74%) Aveksa
6 2 (2.74%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) Nokia
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.37%) ArcSight
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