The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 56 62 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.32% 1.86% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.40% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
Median daily rate £525 £405 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £325 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -38.00%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
690 957 968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.73% 77.49% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 471 544
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £527 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 57
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £10.00 £8.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Buckinghamshire region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Milton Keynes +4 7 £525 +29.62% 4
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 20 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (51.43%) CISSP
3 15 (42.86%) Firewall
4 13 (37.14%) GIAC
5 12 (34.29%) Finance
5 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 11 (31.43%) Ethical Hacking
7 10 (28.57%) CEH
7 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (25.71%) CISM
8 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (25.71%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (22.86%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
9 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
9 8 (22.86%) GCIA
9 8 (22.86%) GCIH
9 8 (22.86%) Python
9 8 (22.86%) C#
9 8 (22.86%) VB
10 7 (20.00%) Unix
10 7 (20.00%) VPN
10 7 (20.00%) Juniper
10 7 (20.00%) Cisco
10 7 (20.00%) Symantec
10 7 (20.00%) ArcSight
10 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (20.00%) VPN
3 6 (17.14%) Internet
3 6 (17.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (17.14%) SSL
3 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.14%) Wireless
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) BGP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) OSPF
5 1 (2.86%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Redmine
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.57%) Back Office
5 2 (5.71%) Electronics
5 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.71%) Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Consultant
3 8 (22.86%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Security Consultant
4 7 (20.00%) Security Specialist
5 6 (17.14%) Architect
5 6 (17.14%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
6 5 (14.29%) Information Specialist
6 5 (14.29%) Security Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Information Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Information Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Junior
8 2 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Security Advisor
8 2 (5.71%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) CESG
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (31.43%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (22.86%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
4 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity
5 6 (17.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 6 (17.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (17.14%) Security Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 5 (14.29%) Security Patching
6 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (11.43%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (11.43%) ISMS
7 4 (11.43%) OWASP
7 4 (11.43%) Service Management
8 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
9 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) C#
1 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
1 8 (22.86%) Python
1 8 (22.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) CISSP
2 13 (37.14%) GIAC
3 10 (28.57%) CEH
4 9 (25.71%) CISM
5 8 (22.86%) GCIA
5 8 (22.86%) GCIH
6 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (14.29%) CLAS
7 5 (14.29%) SANS
7 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
9 2 (5.71%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (5.71%) Degree
10 1 (2.86%) APMP
10 1 (2.86%) CCNP
10 1 (2.86%) CISA
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.86%) CRISC
10 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Nexpose
2 2 (5.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco
1 7 (20.00%) F5
1 7 (20.00%) Juniper
1 7 (20.00%) LogRhythm
1 7 (20.00%) Symantec
2 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
2 6 (17.14%) FireEye
2 6 (17.14%) GFI Software
2 6 (17.14%) Intel Security
2 6 (17.14%) Rapid7
2 6 (17.14%) Sourcefire
2 6 (17.14%) TippingPoint
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) LogLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk