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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 68 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 1.28% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.83% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Average daily rate £463 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £415
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
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
758 600 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.80% 69.93% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 334 364
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 11 (37.93%) CISSP
2 9 (31.03%) SIEM
3 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
6 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) ArchiMate
6 5 (17.24%) Private Cloud
6 5 (17.24%) UML
6 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) Windows
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Tripwire
7 4 (13.79%) Symantec
7 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (13.79%) ArcSight
7 4 (13.79%) COBIT
7 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
7 4 (13.79%) CISMP
8 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
8 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.34%) Security Management
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.90%) Legal
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) SSH
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
1 1 (3.45%) tcpdump
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Consultant
1 11 (37.93%) Security Consultant
2 9 (31.03%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Security Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Risk Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Security Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Information Manager
8 1 (3.45%) IT Risk Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) IT Security Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) REST
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.24%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) SIEM
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) ArchiMate
4 5 (17.24%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
4 5 (17.24%) UML
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Security Management
7 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.90%) Data Security
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) CISSP
2 4 (13.79%) CISMP
3 2 (6.90%) CISM
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.79%) COBIT
2 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.45%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) ArcSight
1 4 (13.79%) Cyber-Ark
1 4 (13.79%) Symantec
1 4 (13.79%) Tripwire
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) F5
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
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