The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.98% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Information Security
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
336 128 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.95% 72.32% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 77 114
Average daily rate £475 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Information Security
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) Degree