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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 56 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.09% 1.48% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.83% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 2
Median daily rate £425 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £600 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-64.04% -1.11%
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
653 1148 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.32% 80.90% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 651 510
Median daily rate £425 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 36
Median hourly rate £29.00 £27.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +81.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £9.47 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.26 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +12 16 £425 +9.67% 4
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (48.72%) CISSP
3 13 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (30.77%) Windows
4 12 (30.77%) Firewall
5 11 (28.21%) CEH
5 11 (28.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (25.64%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (25.64%) Finance
6 10 (25.64%) GCIH
7 9 (23.08%) Python
7 9 (23.08%) C#
7 9 (23.08%) VB
7 9 (23.08%) GCIA
7 9 (23.08%) GIAC
7 9 (23.08%) CISM
7 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 8 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (20.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (17.95%) Unix
9 7 (17.95%) VPN
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco
9 7 (17.95%) Juniper
9 7 (17.95%) Symantec
9 7 (17.95%) LogRhythm
9 7 (17.95%) F5
9 7 (17.95%) ArcSight

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 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) Firewall
2 8 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (17.95%) VPN
4 6 (15.38%) Internet
4 6 (15.38%) SSL
4 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) BGP
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.56%) LAN
6 1 (2.56%) OSPF
6 1 (2.56%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Security Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Consultant
3 10 (25.64%) Security Consultant
4 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Security Specialist
6 7 (17.95%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (12.82%) Information Security Specialist
7 5 (12.82%) Information Specialist
8 4 (10.26%) Information Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Architect
9 3 (7.69%) CISSP Consultant
9 3 (7.69%) Compliance Consultant
9 3 (7.69%) Governance Consultant
9 3 (7.69%) Junior
9 3 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Junior Security Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (7.69%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) CESG
4 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (28.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (20.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (15.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 6 (15.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
5 6 (15.38%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.82%) Security Operations
6 5 (12.82%) Service Management
7 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.26%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Security Management
9 2 (5.13%) Internal Audit
9 2 (5.13%) SIEM
9 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C#
1 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 9 (23.08%) Python
1 9 (23.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) CISSP
2 11 (28.21%) CEH
3 10 (25.64%) GCIH
4 9 (23.08%) CISM
4 9 (23.08%) GCIA
4 9 (23.08%) GIAC
4 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
7 3 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (5.13%) Degree
9 1 (2.56%) CCNP
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (7.69%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.56%) Nessus
2 1 (2.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) ArcSight
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco
1 7 (17.95%) F5
1 7 (17.95%) Juniper
1 7 (17.95%) LogRhythm
1 7 (17.95%) Symantec
2 6 (15.38%) Blue Coat
2 6 (15.38%) FireEye
2 6 (15.38%) GFI Software
2 6 (15.38%) Intel Security
2 6 (15.38%) Rapid7
2 6 (15.38%) Sourcefire
2 6 (15.38%) TippingPoint
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) LogLogic
5 1 (2.56%) Splunk
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
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