The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 30 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.79% 1.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£474 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £60.00 £33.40
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +79.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
206 168 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 81.75% 70.89% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 90 78
Average daily rate £350 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £19.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.21% -57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Information Security
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Database Security
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) BS25999
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) F5

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Database Security
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) BS25999
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) F5