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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 66 73 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 19 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.46% 1.01% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.40% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 6
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£400 £406 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £336 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +183.33%
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
1004 860 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.99% 72.33% 73.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 481 364
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 28
Average hourly rate £26.75 £15.97 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 17 £400 -2.43% 6
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 12 (46.15%) CISSP
2 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (34.62%) Security Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) Finance
5 7 (26.92%) Firewall
6 6 (23.08%) Security Management
6 6 (23.08%) SOAP
6 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (23.08%) Cyber Security
6 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
7 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 5 (19.23%) GIAC
8 4 (15.38%) Data Security
8 4 (15.38%) SLA
8 4 (15.38%) LDAP
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) VB
8 4 (15.38%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) DB2
8 4 (15.38%) MS Office
8 4 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 4 (15.38%) DB2 UDB
9 3 (11.54%) OWASP
9 3 (11.54%) SCADA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) HTTPS
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) DB2
1 4 (15.38%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) German Language
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Security Architect
1 9 (34.62%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Information Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Security Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Information Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Information Risk Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Risk Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) SOAP
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) SCADA
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Security Architecture
2 6 (23.08%) Security Management
2 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (23.08%) Cyber Security
2 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Data Security
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) OWASP
5 3 (11.54%) SABSA
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
5 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VB
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CISSP
2 5 (19.23%) GIAC
3 3 (11.54%) CISM
4 2 (7.69%) CISMP
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.85%) ISSAP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (15.38%) SLA
3 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec
2 1 (3.85%) McAfee
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) AppSense
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