The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 20 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 22 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.24% 1.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.89% 2.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 0
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£675 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +97.36%
Information Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 173 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.66% 69.20% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 121 73
Average daily rate £413 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £438 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 £12.31 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+277.74% -62.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Somerset region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +10 16 £675 +42.10% 1
Bath - 3 £625 - 2
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 21 (91.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (78.26%) UML
3 17 (73.91%) ITIL
4 16 (69.57%) Change Control
5 15 (65.22%) PRINCE2
5 15 (65.22%) ISO 9000
6 14 (60.87%) Manufacturing
6 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
6 14 (60.87%) Retail
7 13 (56.52%) Management Information System
8 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
9 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
9 11 (47.83%) .NET
10 10 (43.48%) SAP
10 10 (43.48%) CRM
10 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
10 10 (43.48%) ISEB
10 10 (43.48%) Web Services
10 10 (43.48%) SOA
10 10 (43.48%) Workflow
10 10 (43.48%) GIS
10 10 (43.48%) CMS
10 10 (43.48%) Content Management
10 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (39.13%) C#
11 9 (39.13%) VB
12 3 (13.04%) JSP
12 3 (13.04%) JSP 440
12 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
13 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 10 (43.48%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
General
1 14 (60.87%) Manufacturing
1 14 (60.87%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Solutions Architect
1 19 (82.61%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Chief Information Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Chief Security Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Security Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
1 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Management Information System
2 10 (43.48%) GIS
3 2 (8.70%) RMADS
3 2 (8.70%) CESG
3 2 (8.70%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) UML
2 17 (73.91%) ITIL
3 16 (69.57%) Change Control
4 15 (65.22%) PRINCE2
5 10 (43.48%) CRM
5 10 (43.48%) SOA
5 10 (43.48%) Workflow
5 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) Content Management
6 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) ISMS
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.35%) Line Management
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
1 9 (39.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) VCP4
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (91.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (65.22%) ISO 9000
3 3 (13.04%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) SAP
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
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