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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 12 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 5.61% 7.55% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 9.09% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£513 £460 £522
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.41% -11.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £430 £487
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £482 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +87.50%
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 Uxbridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 88 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 69.16% 83.02% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 62 33
Average daily rate £380 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (26.67%) Time Management
2 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (26.67%) PCI QSA
2 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) GIAC
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) McAfee
4 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (13.33%) CISM
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) SCADA
4 2 (13.33%) Human Factors
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) SaaS
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (13.33%) SCADA
2 2 (13.33%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Time Management
1 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
1 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) PCI QSA
2 2 (13.33%) GIAC
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (6.67%) GCP
3 1 (6.67%) GMP
3 1 (6.67%) GxP
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec
1 2 (13.33%) McAfee
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark