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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 17 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.70% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £498 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £51.00 £17.42
% change year-on-year
-60.78% +192.76%
Information Security
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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
215 180 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.75% 75.95% 62.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 111 77
Average daily rate £369 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 2 (11.11%) VB
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) CISSP
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
7 2 (11.11%) Network Security
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (11.11%) iSeries
7 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.11%) Google
7 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.11%) VMware

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Information Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Support Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Information Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Data Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) iSeries
1 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) SIEM
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.56%) Database Security
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) GSEC
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CISA
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft