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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 17 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.47% 2.00% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 2.50% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £313 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £43.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-65.31% -3.88%
Information Security
Bedfordshire

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
148 120 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.06% 80.00% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 84 159
Median daily rate £446 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £43.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -10.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (50.00%) COBIT
2 6 (42.86%) CISSP
3 5 (35.71%) Security Operations
3 5 (35.71%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (28.57%) SIEM
4 4 (28.57%) Security Management
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
6 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Security Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) Information Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Security Manager
5 3 (21.43%) IT Manager
5 3 (21.43%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Information Risk Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Security Operations
2 4 (28.57%) Security Management
2 4 (28.57%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.14%) Proofpoint
2 1 (7.14%) Qualys
2 1 (7.14%) Trustwave