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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £38.71
% change year-on-year
-62.74% +31.74%
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
272 157 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.07% 66.24% 74.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 87 111
Average daily rate £412 £340 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.02% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Legal
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (25.00%) ISMS
3 1 (25.00%) RMADS
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISMS
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS