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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 17 8 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.81% 14.84% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 16.77% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 2
Median daily rate £475 £438 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -35.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £655
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £695
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%

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
87 161 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 82.86% 88.46% 86.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 122 114
Median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £294 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +331.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Luton region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 January 2017, 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 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
2 2 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Information Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Information Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CRISC
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
1 1 (11.11%) Trustwave