The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 39 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 1 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.26% 0.30% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.41% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £480 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £17.71 £38.19
% change year-on-year
+185.14% -53.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
264 241 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 66.67% 71.30% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 146 348
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 38
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Information Security
South West

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 2 £473 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 - - 4
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (70.00%) Legal
2 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) BCP
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) SMS
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) XenServer
4 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) AppSense

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SMS
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
General
1 7 (70.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) BCP
1 4 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) CEH
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
1 2 (20.00%) XenServer
1 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) AppSense
2 1 (10.00%) SAP