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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 89 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 26 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 1.59% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.08% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 35 21
Median daily rate £463 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £443 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £43.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-65.31% -3.88%
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
1774 1922 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.64% 76.27% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 1121 878
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 29
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +116.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 September 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 +9 6 £463 -5.12% 6
Bracknell -1 5 £600 +20.00%
Slough -1 2 £481 +3.49% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £400 - 2
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 30 (42.86%) CISSP
2 27 (38.57%) Telecoms
3 24 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (24.29%) CISM
6 16 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (21.43%) CISA
7 15 (21.43%) CESG
8 11 (15.71%) Time Management
9 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.86%) Data Entry
10 9 (12.86%) Windows
10 9 (12.86%) Linux
10 9 (12.86%) Finance
11 8 (11.43%) Security Management
11 8 (11.43%) Project Management
12 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
12 7 (10.00%) Security Architecture
12 7 (10.00%) PCI DSS
12 7 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
13 6 (8.57%) SaaS
13 6 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (8.57%) Law
13 6 (8.57%) Security Testing
13 6 (8.57%) ITIL
14 5 (7.14%) Python
14 5 (7.14%) Information Security Management
14 5 (7.14%) Business Continuity
14 5 (7.14%) SIEM

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 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) SaaS
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) IaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.86%) PaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
1 2 (2.86%) LAN
1 2 (2.86%) Network Security
1 2 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) VoIP
2 1 (1.43%) VPN
2 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MS Access
2 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Redis
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 27 (38.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 6 (8.57%) Law
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Consultant
1 15 (21.43%) Security Consultant
2 13 (18.57%) Compliance Specialist
3 11 (15.71%) Security Specialist
4 10 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 10 (14.29%) Security Compliance Specialist
5 7 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Security Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Sourcing Manager
7 4 (5.71%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) IT Security Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) IT Procurement Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Procurement Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) .NET
2 3 (4.29%) Web Services
3 2 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (1.43%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.43%) Middleware
4 1 (1.43%) RESTful
4 1 (1.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) CESG
2 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) PMI
5 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Kali Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (15.71%) Time Management
4 9 (12.86%) Data Entry
5 8 (11.43%) Project Management
5 8 (11.43%) Security Management
6 7 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 6 (8.57%) ITIL
7 6 (8.57%) Security Testing
7 6 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 5 (7.14%) Information Security Management
8 5 (7.14%) SIEM
9 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.71%) Open Source
9 4 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.29%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.29%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Python
2 4 (5.71%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) Ruby
3 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (42.86%) CISSP
2 17 (24.29%) CISM
3 15 (21.43%) CISA
4 7 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.71%) PCI QSA
6 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.29%) SANS
8 2 (2.86%) CISMP
8 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.86%) GIAC
8 2 (2.86%) ISACA
9 1 (1.43%) CEH
9 1 (1.43%) CRISC
9 1 (1.43%) Degree
9 1 (1.43%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (5.71%) ISO 9001
4 3 (4.29%) JSP 440
5 2 (2.86%) ISO 14001
5 2 (2.86%) NEBOSH
6 1 (1.43%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (1.43%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.43%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) vCloud
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCOM
2 2 (2.86%) Nessus
2 2 (2.86%) Nexpose
2 2 (2.86%) Nmap
2 2 (2.86%) QRadar
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) Kibana
3 1 (1.43%) logstash
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) VMware
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) Lumension
4 2 (2.86%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.86%) Rapid7
4 2 (2.86%) Wyse
5 1 (1.43%) Apple
5 1 (1.43%) CA
5 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.43%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.43%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.43%) Splunk
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