The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
30 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 93.75% 77.27% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Average daily rate £400 £400 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £225 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £1,000 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%