The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 15 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.16% 6.67% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 8.33% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£510 £480 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% +2.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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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 Uxbridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 72 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 72.09% 80.00% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 47
Average daily rate £359 £484 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.87% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £633 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) Time Management
2 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
2 4 (30.77%) PCI QSA
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee
3 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) SCADA
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (7.69%) GCP
4 1 (7.69%) GMP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) SCADA
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
1 4 (30.77%) Time Management
1 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (7.69%) GCP
3 1 (7.69%) GMP
3 1 (7.69%) GxP
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec
1 2 (15.38%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark