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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South West / Somerset
Rank - 39 43
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.60% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.96% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £450 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
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 £55.00 £52.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +96.26%

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
195 255 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.31% 81.73% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 158 143
Median daily rate £355 £400 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £35.90 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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