The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £60.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-62.50% +84.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 154 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 63.51% 71.96% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 101 123
Average daily rate £350 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.43 £13.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Security
Oxfordshire

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 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Security Officer
1 4 (80.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft