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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.82% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate
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£520 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
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
292 163 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.72% 75.46% 67.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 119 75
Average daily rate £370 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 - 13 £495 -
Yeovil - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Frome - - - -
Street - - - - 1
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 29 (90.63%) Risk Management
2 27 (84.38%) Security Cleared
3 26 (81.25%) RMADS
3 26 (81.25%) SC Cleared
4 22 (68.75%) JSP 440
5 18 (56.25%) Information Assurance
5 18 (56.25%) Management Information System
6 17 (53.13%) Risk Assessment
6 17 (53.13%) JSP
7 16 (50.00%) CESG
8 15 (46.88%) CESG CLAS
9 11 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
11 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Internet
12 4 (12.50%) Web Services
13 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
13 3 (9.38%) ISO 14001
13 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (9.38%) Summit
13 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
13 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
15 1 (3.13%) Project Management
15 1 (3.13%) SOA
15 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
15 1 (3.13%) ITIL
15 1 (3.13%) C
15 1 (3.13%) Microsoft

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 3 (9.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Coordinator
1 13 (40.63%) Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) CLAS Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Security Assurance Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Information Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) JSP
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (81.25%) RMADS
2 18 (56.25%) Management Information System
3 16 (50.00%) CESG
4 15 (46.88%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Risk Management
2 18 (56.25%) Information Assurance
3 17 (53.13%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) SOA
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL
8 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.13%) OWASP
8 1 (3.13%) Operations Management
8 1 (3.13%) Communications Security
8 1 (3.13%) Computer Security
8 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) Security Cleared
2 26 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (68.75%) JSP 440
2 11 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
3 3 (9.38%) ISO 14001
4 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds