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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 53 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.87% 1.35% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.75% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £19.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+207.69% -61.76%
Information Security
South East

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
459 573 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.93% 77.22% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 373 229
Median daily rate £410 £418 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.79% +20.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 3 £525 -
Wallingford - 1 £250 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
2 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (41.18%) CISSP
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) FMCG
5 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (23.53%) CISA
6 3 (17.65%) Security Management
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) SANS
7 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
8 1 (5.88%) CISM
8 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
8 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.88%) Linux
8 1 (5.88%) MCSE
8 1 (5.88%) Apache
8 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Security Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Security Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Information Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Information Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) FMCG
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (17.65%) Security Management
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
4 1 (5.88%) ISMS
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) CISA
3 2 (11.76%) SANS
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CISM
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
2 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Postfix
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Nmap
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Qualys
2 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL