The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 22 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.38% - 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.78 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+46.21% +92.35%
Information Security
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
152 127 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 72.38% 60.19% 60.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 58 27
Average daily rate £356 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Information Security
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) Tripwire
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
1 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Juniper
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Tripwire
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco