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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 81 78 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Contract jobs citing Information Security 44 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.85% 1.62% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.08% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 9
Median daily rate £450 £430 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £491 £448 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.77% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.40 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% -46.27%
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
1885 1877 1853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.17% 78.01% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1040 929 881
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 67 23
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.35 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Reading +8 16 £400 -3.03% 10
Maidenhead +1 5 £400 -
Bracknell -10 5 £450 +1.12%
Newbury - 3 £425 - 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 44 (40.74%) CISSP
2 26 (24.07%) Telecoms
3 24 (22.22%) CISM
3 24 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (20.37%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (17.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (14.81%) CISA
7 15 (13.89%) CESG
7 15 (13.89%) Data Protection
8 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
8 13 (12.04%) Finance
9 12 (11.11%) Windows
10 11 (10.19%) Project Management
10 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared
10 11 (10.19%) Security Architecture
10 11 (10.19%) SIEM
11 10 (9.26%) PCI DSS
11 10 (9.26%) Time Management
11 10 (9.26%) Linux
12 8 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
12 8 (7.41%) GIAC
12 8 (7.41%) Legal
12 8 (7.41%) Java
12 8 (7.41%) Security Testing
12 8 (7.41%) Data Entry
13 7 (6.48%) Incident Management
13 7 (6.48%) Python
13 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
13 7 (6.48%) Law
13 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) SaaS
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) IaaS
3 2 (1.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) Intranet
2 5 (4.63%) Firewall
3 3 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.85%) Network Security
4 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (0.93%) HTTP
5 1 (0.93%) Internet
5 1 (0.93%) LAN
5 1 (0.93%) SSH
5 1 (0.93%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) DB2
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) AppScan
1 2 (1.85%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (24.07%) Telecoms
2 13 (12.04%) Finance
3 8 (7.41%) Legal
4 7 (6.48%) Law
5 6 (5.56%) Marketing
6 3 (2.78%) Banking
6 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (23.15%) Consultant
2 22 (20.37%) Security Consultant
3 13 (12.04%) Security Specialist
4 11 (10.19%) Security Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Architect
5 10 (9.26%) Compliance Specialist
6 9 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 9 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 9 (8.33%) Security Architect
6 9 (8.33%) Security Compliance Specialist
7 8 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.41%) Security Project Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Sourcing Manager
9 5 (4.63%) Communications Specialist
9 5 (4.63%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) .NET
1 3 (2.78%) REST
2 2 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.93%) PostGIS
3 1 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) CESG
2 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.63%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.70%) SCADA
4 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.93%) CCTV
5 1 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) PMI
5 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.11%) Windows
2 10 (9.26%) Linux
3 4 (3.70%) Unix
3 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.85%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (20.37%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (13.89%) Data Protection
4 11 (10.19%) Project Management
4 11 (10.19%) Security Architecture
4 11 (10.19%) SIEM
5 10 (9.26%) Time Management
6 8 (7.41%) Data Entry
6 8 (7.41%) Security Testing
7 7 (6.48%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (5.56%) Security Management
8 6 (5.56%) Security Operations
9 5 (4.63%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (4.63%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.70%) Data Security
10 4 (3.70%) Identity Management
10 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.41%) Java
2 7 (6.48%) Python
3 4 (3.70%) C++
4 3 (2.78%) C
4 3 (2.78%) C#
4 3 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (0.93%) Ruby
5 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (40.74%) CISSP
2 24 (22.22%) CISM
3 16 (14.81%) CISA
4 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (7.41%) GIAC
7 7 (6.48%) GCIA
8 6 (5.56%) GCIH
9 5 (4.63%) CEH
9 5 (4.63%) CRISC
10 4 (3.70%) Degree
10 4 (3.70%) GSEC
10 4 (3.70%) ISSAP
11 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.85%) CISMP
12 2 (1.85%) CLAS
12 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.26%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.56%) RMADS
4 5 (4.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (4.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.70%) Data Quality
5 4 (3.70%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.85%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.93%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Nessus
2 2 (1.85%) Nexpose
2 2 (1.85%) Nmap
2 2 (1.85%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.70%) Ab Initio
2 4 (3.70%) Cisco
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle
2 4 (3.70%) Trillium
2 4 (3.70%) VMware
3 3 (2.78%) ArcSight
3 3 (2.78%) F5
3 3 (2.78%) Sourcefire
3 3 (2.78%) Symantec
4 2 (1.85%) Forcepoint
4 2 (1.85%) IBM
4 2 (1.85%) NetWitness
4 2 (1.85%) Qualys
4 2 (1.85%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.85%) Rapid7
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.85%) Veracode
5 1 (0.93%) CA
5 1 (0.93%) Tripwire
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