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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 46 83 54
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -29
Contract jobs citing Information Security 45 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.74% 0.38% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 0.51% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 14
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£450 £375 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £38.71
% change year-on-year
-62.74% +31.74%
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
938 979 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.97% 74.79% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 582 363
Average daily rate £390 £368 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 25
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% +17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +28 34 £450 +50.00% 5
Aylesbury - 2 £550 - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 30 (53.57%) CISSP
2 27 (48.21%) Management Information System
3 23 (41.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (37.50%) Cyber Security
5 19 (33.93%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (32.14%) Firewall
7 17 (30.36%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (28.57%) Security Management
8 16 (28.57%) SQL
8 16 (28.57%) GIAC
8 16 (28.57%) Data Protection
9 15 (26.79%) Security Testing
9 15 (26.79%) Patch Management
9 15 (26.79%) Security Patching
10 14 (25.00%) OWASP
10 14 (25.00%) Security Architecture
11 13 (23.21%) Finance
12 12 (21.43%) .NET
12 12 (21.43%) SOAP
12 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
12 12 (21.43%) Retail
13 11 (19.64%) Risk Management
13 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
13 11 (19.64%) DB2 UDB
13 11 (19.64%) VB
13 11 (19.64%) LDAP
13 11 (19.64%) MS Office
13 11 (19.64%) DB2
13 11 (19.64%) SLA
13 11 (19.64%) Technical Analysis

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.79%) Documentum
1 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (19.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Firewall
2 11 (19.64%) LDAP
3 4 (7.14%) LAN
3 4 (7.14%) WAN
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) DB2
1 11 (19.64%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Retail
3 9 (16.07%) Banking
4 6 (10.71%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Automotive
6 1 (1.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Architect
2 19 (33.93%) Consultant
3 18 (32.14%) Security Architect
4 17 (30.36%) Security Consultant
5 11 (19.64%) Analyst
5 11 (19.64%) Security Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Security Manager
7 7 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (12.50%) Information Manager
8 5 (8.93%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (7.14%) Security Specialist
9 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (5.36%) Information Security Specialist
10 3 (5.36%) Information Specialist
11 2 (3.57%) Head of Cyber Security
11 2 (3.57%) Information Security Risk Manager
11 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 2 (3.57%) Information Risk Manager
11 2 (3.57%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) .NET
1 12 (21.43%) SOAP
2 9 (16.07%) XML
2 9 (16.07%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (48.21%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) SCADA
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Cyber Security
2 19 (33.93%) Vulnerability Management
3 17 (30.36%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (28.57%) Security Management
4 16 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 15 (26.79%) Security Testing
5 15 (26.79%) Patch Management
5 15 (26.79%) Security Patching
6 14 (25.00%) OWASP
6 14 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 11 (19.64%) Technical Analysis
7 11 (19.64%) Risk Management
8 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (17.86%) Project Management
9 8 (14.29%) ITIL
10 7 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
11 6 (10.71%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) VB
2 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) CISSP
2 16 (28.57%) GIAC
3 5 (8.93%) CISM
4 4 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.57%) ISSAP
5 2 (3.57%) CISMP
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.79%) PMP
6 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CISA
6 1 (1.79%) ISEB
6 1 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (19.64%) SLA
3 6 (10.71%) COBIT
3 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle
1 3 (5.36%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (3.57%) Symantec
2 2 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (1.79%) AppSense
3 1 (1.79%) GFI Software
3 1 (1.79%) McAfee
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) Dell
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