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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 48 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.64% 1.53% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 2.45% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £428 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.90 £22.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+19.55% -62.50%
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
341 286 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.86% 62.45% 60.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 138 90
Average daily rate £400 £390 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £28.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +32.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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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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 - 1 - - 1
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) OWASP
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) CISMP
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) VMware