The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Specialist
Rank 126 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% 0.076% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.084% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IT Security Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2360 2381 2241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.22% 90.95% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1194 904
Average daily rate £390 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 88 136
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Specialist in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IT Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Security Specialist across the Berkshire region.

IT Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IT Security Specialist
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 IT Security Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
IT Security Specialist
South East

IT Security Specialist
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT Security Specialist in their job title 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 with IT Security Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited IT Security Specialist in their job title 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 with IT Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP