The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 53 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.36% 0.98% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.20% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £130 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +84.21%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
463 415 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.38% 81.37% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 337 341
Median daily rate £475 £413 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £145 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 26
Median hourly rate £17.43 £67.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +181.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
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 Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) CISA
3 3 (37.50%) CEH
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) PCI QSA
3 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (37.50%) CREST Certified
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Information Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) ISMS
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISA
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) CEH
2 3 (37.50%) CREST Certified
2 3 (37.50%) PCI QSA
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple