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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 9 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.29% 1.57% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.98% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
566 808 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.86% 79.45% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 475 377
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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
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 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) SANS
3 2 (15.38%) Security Auditing
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) ISACA
3 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (15.38%) CISA
3 2 (15.38%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) PCI QSA
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Banking

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 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Security Auditing
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Secure Coding
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) SANS
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CISA
3 2 (15.38%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) ISACA
3 2 (15.38%) PCI QSA
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCA
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) HNC
4 1 (7.69%) HND
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Ariba
1 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
1 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Concur
1 1 (7.69%) Juniper
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire