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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 62 51 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.25% 2.50% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 3.07% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Median daily rate £400 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £380 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £528 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.39 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -71.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +105.88%

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
712 815 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.91% 81.58% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 430 489
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 23
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -7 10 £400 -15.78% 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Intel Security
3 8 (34.78%) CISSP
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
4 7 (30.43%) GIAC
4 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
4 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (26.09%) Security Testing
5 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
5 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (21.74%) Patch Management
6 5 (21.74%) Security Patching
6 5 (21.74%) Retail
6 5 (21.74%) CLAS
6 5 (21.74%) SANS
7 4 (17.39%) Juniper
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) LogRhythm
7 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
7 4 (17.39%) OWASP
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (13.04%) TippingPoint
8 3 (13.04%) ISMS
8 3 (13.04%) Banking

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 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) SSL
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) BGP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Redmine
1 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Back Office
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
1 5 (21.74%) Consultant
1 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Security Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Information Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) OAuth
2 1 (4.35%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
1 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (26.09%) Security Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (21.74%) Patch Management
3 5 (21.74%) Security Patching
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) OWASP
4 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (13.04%) ISMS
5 3 (13.04%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (13.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CISSP
2 7 (30.43%) GIAC
3 5 (21.74%) CLAS
3 5 (21.74%) SANS
4 3 (13.04%) CISM
5 2 (8.70%) CISA
5 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) APMP
6 1 (4.35%) CCNP
6 1 (4.35%) CEH
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.35%) CRISC
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) GCIA
6 1 (4.35%) GCIH
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nessus
1 3 (13.04%) Nexpose
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Intel Security
2 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Juniper
2 4 (17.39%) LogRhythm
3 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
3 3 (13.04%) F5
3 3 (13.04%) FireEye
3 3 (13.04%) GFI Software
3 3 (13.04%) Rapid7
3 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
3 3 (13.04%) TippingPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) AppSense
5 1 (4.35%) Aveksa
5 1 (4.35%) Bomgar
5 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) LogLogic
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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