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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 55 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.50% 1.14% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.42% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £290 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +133.33%

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
491 424 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.43% 80.76% 83.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 335 347
Median daily rate £463 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% +11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.90 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 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 6 (66.67%) CISSP
1 6 (66.67%) CISA
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) ISMS
3 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (33.33%) CREST Certified
3 3 (33.33%) PCI QSA
3 3 (33.33%) CISM
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) CEH
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) IaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS

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 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Information Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) ISMS
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CISA
1 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CEH
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 3 (33.33%) PCI QSA
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple