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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 33 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.23% 1.79% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.34% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £453 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -8.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £471 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.79% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-63.41% +173.34%
Information Security
Berkshire

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
272 214 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 86.62% 76.43% 84.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 94 99
Median daily rate £445 £322 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.19% -14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £186 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (18.75%) CRISC
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (18.75%) JSP 440
4 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) CESG
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) CISM
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Legal
5 2 (12.50%) GIAC
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) CISA
5 2 (12.50%) ISO 14001
5 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) AppScan
1 2 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) CISSP Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Compliance Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Governance Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 2 (12.50%) C# Architect
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Java Applications Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Java Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) CESG
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Security Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Internal Audit
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) CISM
2 3 (18.75%) CRISC
3 2 (12.50%) CEH
3 2 (12.50%) CISA
3 2 (12.50%) CISMP
3 2 (12.50%) GIAC
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (18.75%) JSP 440
3 2 (12.50%) ISO 14001
3 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Veracode
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
2 1 (6.25%) Rackspace