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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 63 76 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -37
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 5 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 0.47% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.62% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
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£525 £550 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £50.50 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-38.61% +185.14%
Information Security
Berkshire

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
683 807 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.44% 75.99% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 409 245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.18 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 14 (56.00%) Project Management
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) MySQL
3 10 (40.00%) LAMP
4 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (12.00%) Security Management
5 3 (12.00%) CISSP
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (12.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (8.00%) ISMS
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.00%) Information Management
6 2 (8.00%) PMP
6 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) CISA
6 2 (8.00%) CISM
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall
7 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
7 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (4.00%) Publishing
7 1 (4.00%) UNIX

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Linux Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Economics
1 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (4.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (12.00%) Security Management
2 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (12.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) ISMS
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.00%) Information Management
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.00%) OWASP
4 1 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) CISSP
2 2 (8.00%) PMP
2 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CISA
2 2 (8.00%) CISM
3 1 (4.00%) GSEC
3 1 (4.00%) CISMP
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CSSLP
3 1 (4.00%) GCED
3 1 (4.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
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