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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 96 116 87
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Contract jobs citing Information Security 29 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 0.56% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.76% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £450 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £650 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £50.50 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-38.61% +185.14%
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
2030 2103 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.36% 72.97% 69.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 1086 694
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 57
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £167.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +13 11 £525 -4.54% 11
Slough +5 8 £431 -13.31% 1
Bracknell +1 1 £445 -
Maidenhead - - - - 3
Newbury - - - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (41.98%) CISSP
2 29 (35.80%) Security Cleared
3 27 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 26 (32.10%) Enterprise Architecture
5 22 (27.16%) SC Cleared
6 21 (25.93%) DV Cleared
7 20 (24.69%) OAuth
7 20 (24.69%) OpenID
7 20 (24.69%) SAML
8 19 (23.46%) Identity Management
9 18 (22.22%) Business Development
10 17 (20.99%) Project Management
11 13 (16.05%) Linux
12 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
12 11 (13.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (13.58%) PCI DSS
13 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.35%) LAMP
13 10 (12.35%) MySQL
14 9 (11.11%) Network Security
15 8 (9.88%) CISM
16 7 (8.64%) CISA
16 7 (8.64%) Cyber Security
17 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
17 6 (7.41%) Business Continuity
18 5 (6.17%) Publishing
18 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Management
19 4 (4.94%) CRISC
19 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
19 4 (4.94%) Degree

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.47%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Network Security
2 4 (4.94%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.23%) VoIP
3 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.17%) Publishing
3 4 (4.94%) Finance
4 2 (2.47%) Legal
4 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Consultant
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
2 14 (17.28%) Security Consultant
3 10 (12.35%) Security Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Linux Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Security Specialist
5 5 (6.17%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (6.17%) Management Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Architect
6 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Information Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Information Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Security Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) SAML
1 20 (24.69%) OAuth
1 20 (24.69%) OpenID
2 10 (12.35%) LAMP
3 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.47%) Informatics
2 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) Economics
3 1 (1.23%) PKI
3 1 (1.23%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.23%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) UNIX
2 4 (4.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 26 (32.10%) Enterprise Architecture
3 19 (23.46%) Identity Management
4 18 (22.22%) Business Development
5 17 (20.99%) Project Management
6 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.64%) Cyber Security
8 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.41%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
11 3 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (3.70%) Information Security Management
11 3 (3.70%) Security Management
11 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
12 2 (2.47%) ITIL
12 2 (2.47%) Service Management
12 2 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (2.47%) Information Management
12 2 (2.47%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) Perl
2 1 (1.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (41.98%) CISSP
2 29 (35.80%) Security Cleared
3 22 (27.16%) SC Cleared
4 21 (25.93%) DV Cleared
5 8 (9.88%) CISM
6 7 (8.64%) CISA
7 4 (4.94%) Degree
7 4 (4.94%) PMP
7 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
7 4 (4.94%) CRISC
8 2 (2.47%) GSEC
9 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.23%) CISMP
9 1 (1.23%) RHCE
9 1 (1.23%) MAPM
9 1 (1.23%) ISEB
9 1 (1.23%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.23%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (13.58%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.47%) COBIT
4 1 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (1.23%) SLA
4 1 (1.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (3.70%) VMware
2 2 (2.47%) Tripwire
2 2 (2.47%) Google
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