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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 46 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.44% 1.37% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.93% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.61% -50.00%
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
357 363 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 78.46% 71.04% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 221 99
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 16
Average hourly rate £39.27 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) RMADS
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 6 (75.00%) IISP
2 6 (75.00%) CLAS
3 5 (62.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Algorithms
3 5 (62.50%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) JSP 440
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) CESG
4 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Assurance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) ISMS
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) CLAS
2 6 (75.00%) IISP
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (75.00%) RMADS
3 5 (62.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (62.50%) JSP 440
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Dell
1 1 (12.50%) HP