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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 101 113 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs citing Information Security 29 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.53% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.72% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 6
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£525 £500 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £436 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +129.16%
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
2055 2090 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.66% 73.75% 69.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1088 647
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 56 55
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £144.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Reading +11 10 £525 +16.66% 7
Slough +4 7 £438 -12.06% 2
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 4
Newbury - - - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 43 (46.74%) CISSP
2 35 (38.04%) Security Cleared
3 32 (34.78%) TOGAF
4 31 (33.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 27 (29.35%) DV Cleared
6 25 (27.17%) SC Cleared
7 23 (25.00%) OAuth
7 23 (25.00%) OpenID
7 23 (25.00%) SAML
8 22 (23.91%) Identity Management
9 21 (22.83%) Business Development
10 18 (19.57%) Project Management
11 14 (15.22%) Linux
11 14 (15.22%) PCI DSS
12 13 (14.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 13 (14.13%) Telecoms
13 12 (13.04%) CISM
14 11 (11.96%) Network Security
14 11 (11.96%) CISA
15 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (10.87%) LAMP
15 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
15 10 (10.87%) MySQL
16 8 (8.70%) Windows
17 7 (7.61%) Business Continuity
17 7 (7.61%) Vulnerability Management
17 7 (7.61%) Finance
18 6 (6.52%) Publishing
18 6 (6.52%) Firewall
18 6 (6.52%) CRISC

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (2.17%) IIS
1 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) Network Security
2 6 (6.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) MySQL
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (14.13%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.61%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Publishing
4 4 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.26%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Consultant
2 17 (18.48%) Analyst
3 16 (17.39%) Security Consultant
4 14 (15.22%) Security Analyst
5 12 (13.04%) Information Security Consultant
6 8 (8.70%) Linux Consultant
6 8 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Information Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (6.52%) Security Specialist
8 5 (5.43%) Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Management Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Information Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Information Security Specialist
8 5 (5.43%) Information Specialist
8 5 (5.43%) Security Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Security Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) SAML
1 23 (25.00%) OAuth
1 23 (25.00%) OpenID
2 10 (10.87%) LAMP
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.35%) Informatics
2 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.17%) PKI
3 2 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.17%) RMADS
4 1 (1.09%) CESG
4 1 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Linux
2 8 (8.70%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) TOGAF
2 31 (33.70%) Enterprise Architecture
3 22 (23.91%) Identity Management
4 21 (22.83%) Business Development
5 18 (19.57%) Project Management
6 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
6 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.61%) Business Continuity
7 7 (7.61%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (6.52%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.43%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (5.43%) Cyber Security
10 4 (4.35%) Supplier Management
10 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.26%) ITIL
11 3 (3.26%) Information Security Management
11 3 (3.26%) Security Management
11 3 (3.26%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (3.26%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) Perl
2 1 (1.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.09%) Python
2 1 (1.09%) Ruby
2 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (46.74%) CISSP
2 35 (38.04%) Security Cleared
3 27 (29.35%) DV Cleared
4 25 (27.17%) SC Cleared
5 12 (13.04%) CISM
6 11 (11.96%) CISA
7 6 (6.52%) Degree
7 6 (6.52%) CRISC
8 4 (4.35%) PMP
8 4 (4.35%) PMI Certification
9 3 (3.26%) GSEC
10 2 (2.17%) CSSLP
10 2 (2.17%) GIAC
10 2 (2.17%) GCED
11 1 (1.09%) ISEB
11 1 (1.09%) RHCE
11 1 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (1.09%) CISMP
11 1 (1.09%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.22%) PCI DSS
2 13 (14.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (4.35%) COBIT
5 2 (2.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.09%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.09%) QA
6 1 (1.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (4.35%) Tripwire
2 3 (3.26%) VMware
3 2 (2.17%) Google
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