The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Uxbridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 18 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.86% 2.73% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 3.30% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 11
Average daily rate £465 £650 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £650 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £408
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £17.71 £38.19
% change year-on-year
+187.97% -53.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
124 91 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 88.57% 82.73% 83.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 116
Average daily rate £368 £470 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £320 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £650 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Information Security
London

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Uxbridge region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) CISM
2 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) SAP Security
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) ISSAP
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 2 (22.22%) SABSA
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Security
1 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
2 2 (22.22%) SABSA
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) CISM
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (11.11%) GCP
2 1 (11.11%) GMP
2 1 (11.11%) GLP
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft