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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 70 92 100
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 61 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.47% 1.13% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.48% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 12
Median daily rate £450 £425 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £690 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £19.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+207.69% -61.76%
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
1952 1960 1881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.03% 76.41% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 999 923
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £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 61 58 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.61 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £39.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 May 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 May 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 +14 18 £506 -3.57% 7
Bracknell +2 9 £500 +12.35%
Maidenhead +4 5 £400 - 1
Slough -3 5 £475 +11.76% 2
Newbury - 1 £425 - 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 47 (42.73%) CISSP
2 26 (23.64%) CISM
3 25 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (21.82%) Telecoms
5 22 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (17.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (15.45%) CISA
8 15 (13.64%) Data Protection
9 14 (12.73%) Windows
10 13 (11.82%) Project Management
10 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
11 12 (10.91%) SIEM
11 12 (10.91%) CESG
11 12 (10.91%) Linux
12 11 (10.00%) PCI DSS
12 11 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 11 (10.00%) Security Architecture
13 10 (9.09%) Time Management
13 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
14 9 (8.18%) Finance
14 9 (8.18%) Legal
14 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
15 8 (7.27%) CESG Certified Professional
15 8 (7.27%) Risk Analysis
15 8 (7.27%) Incident Management
15 8 (7.27%) Data Entry
15 8 (7.27%) Java
15 8 (7.27%) GIAC
15 8 (7.27%) Firewall
16 7 (6.36%) VMware

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 (2.73%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) IaaS
3 2 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) Firewall
2 6 (5.45%) Intranet
3 4 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (3.64%) LAN
3 4 (3.64%) WAN
4 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.82%) VPN
6 1 (0.91%) HTTP
6 1 (0.91%) Internet
6 1 (0.91%) Network Security
6 1 (0.91%) SSH
6 1 (0.91%) SSL
6 1 (0.91%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) DB2
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) AppScan
1 2 (1.82%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (21.82%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.18%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Legal
3 6 (5.45%) Marketing
4 3 (2.73%) Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Law
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Consultant
2 23 (20.91%) Security Consultant
3 13 (11.82%) Security Specialist
4 12 (10.91%) Security Manager
5 11 (10.00%) Architect
6 10 (9.09%) Compliance Specialist
6 10 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
6 10 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 9 (8.18%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 9 (8.18%) Security Architect
7 9 (8.18%) Security Compliance Specialist
7 9 (8.18%) Security Project Manager
8 8 (7.27%) Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (6.36%) Security Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Communications Specialist
10 5 (4.55%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Compliance Officer
11 4 (3.64%) Data Manager
11 4 (3.64%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) Middleware
2 3 (2.73%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) REST
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.91%) PostGIS
3 1 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) CESG
2 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.55%) Reference Data
4 4 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.64%) SCADA
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.82%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.82%) PKI
5 2 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.91%) CCTV
6 1 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.91%) PMI
6 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Windows
2 12 (10.91%) Linux
3 6 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.55%) Unix
5 3 (2.73%) Solaris
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (13.64%) Data Protection
4 13 (11.82%) Project Management
5 12 (10.91%) SIEM
6 11 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 10 (9.09%) Time Management
8 8 (7.27%) Data Entry
8 8 (7.27%) Incident Management
8 8 (7.27%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (6.36%) Security Operations
9 7 (6.36%) Security Testing
10 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.55%) ITIL
11 5 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (4.55%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.64%) Business Continuity
12 4 (3.64%) Identity Management
12 4 (3.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) Java
2 6 (5.45%) Python
3 4 (3.64%) C++
3 4 (3.64%) Ruby
4 3 (2.73%) C
4 3 (2.73%) C#
4 3 (2.73%) Perl
4 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.73%) SQL
5 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (42.73%) CISSP
2 26 (23.64%) CISM
3 17 (15.45%) CISA
4 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.27%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (7.27%) GIAC
7 7 (6.36%) GCIA
8 6 (5.45%) CRISC
8 6 (5.45%) GCIH
9 4 (3.64%) CEH
9 4 (3.64%) Degree
9 4 (3.64%) GSEC
9 4 (3.64%) ISSAP
10 3 (2.73%) CISMP
10 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.73%) MCSA
10 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.55%) RMADS
5 4 (3.64%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.82%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.82%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.91%) COBIT
7 1 (0.91%) ISO22301
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.73%) vSphere
5 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Puppet
2 4 (3.64%) Nessus
3 3 (2.73%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (2.73%) SCCM
3 3 (2.73%) SCOM
3 3 (2.73%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.73%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.82%) Nexpose
4 2 (1.82%) Nmap
5 1 (0.91%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) VMware
3 6 (5.45%) Oracle
4 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.64%) Ab Initio
5 4 (3.64%) Cisco
5 4 (3.64%) Sourcefire
5 4 (3.64%) Trillium
6 3 (2.73%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.73%) F5
6 3 (2.73%) Forcepoint
6 3 (2.73%) NetWitness
6 3 (2.73%) Qualys
6 3 (2.73%) RightScale
6 3 (2.73%) Symantec
7 2 (1.82%) CA
7 2 (1.82%) IBM
7 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.82%) Rapid7
7 2 (1.82%) Veracode
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