The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 50 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.37% 1.35% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.52% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £424 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -47.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Information Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 159 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.43% 53.72% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 85 144
Average daily rate £425 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -63.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Gloucestershire region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Gloucestershire region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Cheltenham -10 6 - - 2
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 2
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) DV Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) CISSP
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
5 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
5 6 (46.15%) CISM
6 5 (38.46%) Security Management
6 5 (38.46%) LAN
6 5 (38.46%) WAN
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
6 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
6 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
7 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
8 3 (23.08%) IIS
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
8 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
8 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (15.38%) RMADS
9 2 (15.38%) CESG
9 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) BC Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) C
9 2 (15.38%) MS Excel

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
1 7 (53.85%) Security Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) RMADS
3 2 (15.38%) CESG
4 1 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
2 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Security Management
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) DV Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) CISSP
4 6 (46.15%) CISM
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) BC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) CWNA
7 1 (7.69%) CEH
7 1 (7.69%) MCITP
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (7.69%) MCP
7 1 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Dell
1 1 (7.69%) Juniper