The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines 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 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 11 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 7.87% 5.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.35% 5.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +187.97%
Information Security
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staines region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 137 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 84.25% 87.82% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 22
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.07% -29.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Staines region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Staines region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 26 (86.67%) Risk Management
2 23 (76.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (70.00%) Security Management
4 18 (60.00%) CISSP
5 16 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 15 (50.00%) CISM
7 14 (46.67%) Information Security Management
8 13 (43.33%) ISMS
9 10 (33.33%) Data Protection
9 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
9 10 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (33.33%) PKI
9 10 (33.33%) Security Testing
9 10 (33.33%) CRISC
9 10 (33.33%) Cryptography
9 10 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
10 8 (26.67%) Legal
10 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (26.67%) Smart Meter
11 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (20.00%) Firewall
12 6 (20.00%) CISA
12 6 (20.00%) ITIL
13 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
13 5 (16.67%) Information Management
13 5 (16.67%) Change Control
14 4 (13.33%) CMDB
14 4 (13.33%) SharePoint

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 8 (26.67%) Legal
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Consultant
1 19 (63.33%) Security Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Head of Security
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Head of Operations
6 1 (3.33%) Head of Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Compliance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 10 (33.33%) PKI
1 10 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (26.67%) Smart Meter
3 4 (13.33%) CMDB
4 3 (10.00%) Statistics
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Risk Management
2 21 (70.00%) Security Management
3 16 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (46.67%) Information Security Management
5 13 (43.33%) ISMS
6 10 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 10 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 10 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL
10 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 5 (16.67%) Information Management
10 5 (16.67%) Change Control
11 3 (10.00%) PDCA
12 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
13 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
13 1 (3.33%) Change Management
13 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) CISSP
2 15 (50.00%) CISM
3 10 (33.33%) CRISC
4 6 (20.00%) CISA
5 2 (6.67%) CCSA
5 2 (6.67%) CCSP
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (76.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Qualys