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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 35 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.40% 1.11% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.47% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£475 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £24.76
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +61.58%
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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
202 68 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 93.95% 75.56% 77.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 36 78
Average daily rate £440 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £101.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Security Management
1 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) MS Project
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Telnet
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Telnet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Security Management
1 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft