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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 61 50 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 39 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.74% 3.29% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 4.07% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 8
Median daily rate £450 £419 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £389 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £19.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+207.69% -61.76%
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
839 959 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 85.79% 80.79% 78.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 477 582
Median daily rate £410 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +58.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.55 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -18 8 £300 -25.00%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (38.10%) Finance
1 16 (38.10%) Incident Management
1 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (35.71%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) CISSP
4 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 12 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (26.19%) Migration
5 11 (26.19%) AppSense
5 11 (26.19%) Firewall
6 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (23.81%) Intel Security
6 10 (23.81%) IBM
6 10 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (23.81%) Web Filtering
7 7 (16.67%) GCIH
7 7 (16.67%) CEH
7 7 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (16.67%) Security Architecture
8 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 6 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 6 (14.29%) GCIA
8 6 (14.29%) GIAC
8 6 (14.29%) CISM
8 6 (14.29%) Python
8 6 (14.29%) C#
8 6 (14.29%) VB
9 5 (11.90%) SIEM
9 5 (11.90%) Network Architecture

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 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) Network Security
3 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) SSL
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Security Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Architect
5 6 (14.29%) CISSP Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Security Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Security Manager
7 4 (9.52%) CISSP Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Principal Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Principal Security Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Principal Security Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Information Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Security Auditor
8 3 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 7 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.38%) CESG
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Incident Management
2 12 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (26.19%) Migration
4 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (23.81%) Web Filtering
5 7 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 6 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (11.90%) Network Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) SIEM
8 4 (9.52%) Security Operations
9 3 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (7.14%) Internal Audit
9 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (7.14%) Threat Management
10 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (4.76%) Information Assurance
10 2 (4.76%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.76%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) C#
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 6 (14.29%) Python
1 6 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) CISSP
2 7 (16.67%) CEH
2 7 (16.67%) GCIH
3 6 (14.29%) CISM
3 6 (14.29%) GCIA
3 6 (14.29%) GIAC
4 4 (9.52%) CCIE
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.38%) Cyber Scheme
6 1 (2.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) AppSense
2 10 (23.81%) IBM
2 10 (23.81%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Remedy