The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 1.70% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.15% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 6
Median daily rate £500 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,100 £545 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £435
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 743 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.06% 79.13% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 447 354
Median daily rate £425 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £50.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Reading region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Reading region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 2 (22.22%) ISACA
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) PCI QSA
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (22.22%) SANS
3 2 (22.22%) Security Auditing
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) GIAC
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) CCA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Security Auditing
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISACA
2 2 (22.22%) PCI QSA
2 2 (22.22%) SANS
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) GIAC
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Ariba
1 1 (11.11%) Concur
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) SAP