The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 28 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.70% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£431 £498 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +183.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
222 183 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 75.00% 73.79% 66.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 115 101
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £228 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Slough region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (15.38%) Informatics
4 2 (15.38%) COBIT
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 2 (15.38%) Google
4 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Information Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Informatics
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.69%) Database Security
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) CISA
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) COBIT
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
1 2 (15.38%) Google
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