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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 35 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 1 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.41% 2.91% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 3.85% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 9
Median daily rate £1,000 £503 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+99.00% -3.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £19.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+207.69% -61.76%
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
195 286 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 79.92% 75.66% 84.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 178 290
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £593 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 9
Median hourly rate £42.25 £38.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% +12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £28.70 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +9 1 £1,000 +90.47%
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (80.00%) JSP 440
1 4 (80.00%) CESG
1 4 (80.00%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (80.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (80.00%) CLAS
1 4 (80.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Coordinator
1 4 (80.00%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) CESG
1 4 (80.00%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (80.00%) CLAS
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (80.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory