The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 78 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.47% 1.93% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 2.68% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +73.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £60.00 £33.40
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +79.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
943 710 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.55% 72.01% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 375 304
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £258 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -8 5 - - 1
Chalfont St Giles - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) CISA
2 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (27.78%) Cyber Security
3 4 (22.22%) SIEM
3 4 (22.22%) COBIT
3 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) Data Security
3 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) VB
4 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.11%) TOWER Software
5 2 (11.11%) Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) CISSP
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) ISEB
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Windows
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Security Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Process Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Junior
5 3 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Business Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Business Solution Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Principle Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Cyber Security
2 4 (22.22%) SIEM
2 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (22.22%) Data Security
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CISA
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (22.22%) COBIT
2 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) TOWER Software
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec