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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 57 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.97% 1.24% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.55% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -38.00%
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
531 451 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.92% 80.11% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 326 435
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.18% +182.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £137.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
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 8 December 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
Abingdon - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (33.33%) CISSP
3 4 (33.33%) Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) CISA
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) CEH
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) PCI QSA
5 2 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Security
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) CISM
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery

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 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Information Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Security Management
1 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) ISMS
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) CISA
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (16.67%) PCI QSA
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Apple