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 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 47 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Contract jobs citing Information Security 29 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.26% 1.41% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 1.75% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 1
Median daily rate £450 £525 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
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
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
730 1087 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.02% 80.40% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 614 540
Median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 28
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +29 27 £450 - 5
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 22 (47.83%) CISSP
2 21 (45.65%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (28.26%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (26.09%) Firewall
4 12 (26.09%) Windows
5 11 (23.91%) CEH
5 11 (23.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 10 (21.74%) GCIH
6 10 (21.74%) Finance
6 10 (21.74%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 9 (19.57%) GIAC
7 9 (19.57%) CISM
7 9 (19.57%) GCIA
7 9 (19.57%) Python
7 9 (19.57%) C#
7 9 (19.57%) VB
7 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
7 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 8 (17.39%) Security Architecture
8 8 (17.39%) VPN
9 7 (15.22%) Unix
9 7 (15.22%) Cisco
9 7 (15.22%) Juniper
9 7 (15.22%) Symantec
9 7 (15.22%) Wireless

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 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Firewall
2 8 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (17.39%) VPN
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (15.22%) Wireless
4 6 (13.04%) Internet
4 6 (13.04%) SSL
4 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.87%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) BGP
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) OSPF
6 1 (2.17%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Electronics
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
1 13 (28.26%) Consultant
1 13 (28.26%) Security Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Security Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Security Specialist
4 7 (15.22%) Information Security Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Architect
5 6 (13.04%) CISSP Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Security Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Information Security Specialist
6 5 (10.87%) Information Specialist
7 4 (8.70%) Information Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Auditor
8 3 (6.52%) Governance Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Junior
8 3 (6.52%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) CESG
4 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.17%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (28.26%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (23.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (17.39%) Security Architecture
6 7 (15.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 7 (15.22%) Security Operations
7 6 (13.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (13.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
8 5 (10.87%) Service Management
8 5 (10.87%) SIEM
9 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
9 4 (8.70%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (6.52%) Information Assurance
10 3 (6.52%) Internal Audit
10 3 (6.52%) Network Architecture
10 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) C#
1 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
1 9 (19.57%) Python
1 9 (19.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) CISSP
2 11 (23.91%) CEH
3 10 (21.74%) GCIH
3 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) CISM
4 9 (19.57%) GCIA
4 9 (19.57%) GIAC
5 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) CCIE
7 3 (6.52%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (4.35%) Degree
9 1 (2.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (6.52%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.17%) Nessus
2 1 (2.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) ArcSight
1 7 (15.22%) Cisco
1 7 (15.22%) F5
1 7 (15.22%) Juniper
1 7 (15.22%) LogRhythm
1 7 (15.22%) Symantec
2 6 (13.04%) Blue Coat
2 6 (13.04%) FireEye
2 6 (13.04%) GFI Software
2 6 (13.04%) Intel Security
2 6 (13.04%) Rapid7
2 6 (13.04%) Sourcefire
2 6 (13.04%) TippingPoint
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) LogLogic
5 1 (2.17%) Splunk