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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 20 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.78% 3.82% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 5.00% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £475 £431 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -13.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £472 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
+10.94% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+63.33% -55.88%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 220 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 82.78% 76.39% 75.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 121 114
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (44.44%) Ab Initio
3 4 (44.44%) Data Governance
3 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
3 4 (44.44%) Trillium
3 4 (44.44%) Reference Data
4 3 (33.33%) People Management
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Intranet
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (11.11%) Data Security
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
6 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Law
6 1 (11.11%) Legal
6 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Data Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Information Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) ArcSight Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Campaign Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Communications Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Splunk Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Data Governance
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) People Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Security
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Ab Initio
1 4 (44.44%) Trillium
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk