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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 55 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.40% 0.82% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.20% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£450 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +129.16%
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
572 333 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.22% 68.10% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 187 183
Average daily rate £413 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 23
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015. 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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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
Abingdon - - - - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) CISSP
2 7 (50.00%) CISA
2 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) ISMS
4 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
4 5 (35.71%) CISM
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (28.57%) Legal
5 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) UNIX
7 1 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (7.14%) IIS
7 1 (7.14%) JSP
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
7 1 (7.14%) Security Management
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) SSH
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Security Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Information Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ISMS
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) BCP
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CISSP
2 7 (50.00%) CISA
3 5 (35.71%) CISM
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
3 1 (7.14%) BS25999
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