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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 20 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.10% 0.42% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 0.51% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £450 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-62.74% -15.00%
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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
217 198 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 80.97% 83.54% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 120 97
Average daily rate £353 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £11.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+231.81% -51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
2 8 (42.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) VB
7 2 (10.53%) UNIX
7 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
7 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (10.53%) Google
7 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.53%) iSeries
7 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (10.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Security Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Information Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Data Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Information Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) iSeries
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.26%) Informatics
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
2 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
1 2 (10.53%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP