The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 21 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.74% 1.62% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 2.00% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£594 £463 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% +19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £453 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £473 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-62.74% -15.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 150 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 84.93% 81.08% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 106 39
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Information Security
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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%) PCI DSS
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) CISM
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
5 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) SSCP
5 2 (20.00%) GIAC
5 2 (20.00%) CEH
5 2 (20.00%) CISMP
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) WSUS
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISM
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) SSCP
2 2 (20.00%) GIAC
2 2 (20.00%) CEH
2 2 (20.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft