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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank - 37 34
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 2.24% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.95% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 12
Average daily rate - £675 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -55.88%
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
208 271 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 79.69% 75.91% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 175 248
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 8
Average hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £29.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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
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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) JSP 440
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) CESG
2 4 (80.00%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (80.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (80.00%) CLAS
2 4 (80.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
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%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) CESG
2 4 (80.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (80.00%) CLAS
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (80.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP