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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 41 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.56% 0.41% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 0.69% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£428 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 - £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 - £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £60.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-62.50% +84.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 145 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.94% 59.18% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 86 198
Average daily rate £390 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.95 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.96% -43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.85 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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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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
Gloucester -9 2 - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
2 7 (63.64%) CISSP
3 6 (54.55%) Legal
4 5 (45.45%) IIS
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) CISM
5 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (36.36%) CEH
5 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
7 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) vSphere
7 1 (9.09%) Lumension
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
7 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
7 1 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (9.09%) RMADS
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) C
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (54.55%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Consultant
2 6 (54.55%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (9.09%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) CISM
3 4 (36.36%) CEH
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
1 1 (9.09%) AppSense
1 1 (9.09%) Lumension