The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 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 Oxfordshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 43 49
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.85% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
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 £40.00 £60.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-33.34% +84.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
322 352 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 65.98% 72.28% 66.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 237 191
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 27
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bicester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2000 Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
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