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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank - 53 44
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.50% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.80% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -65.55%
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
173 334 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 74.25% 83.71% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 214 197
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £312 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 25 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +17.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 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
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