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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 12 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 3.26% 7.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 9.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £541 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.84 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+6.30% -14.28%
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
76 94 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 82.61% 81.03% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 40
Average daily rate £395 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £531 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £14.04 £14.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015, 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 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (50.00%) PCI QSA
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Tripwire
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) COBIT
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Qualys
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) GSEC
4 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) FMCG
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Imperva
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) BGP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) OSPF
1 2 (20.00%) BGP
1 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Compliance Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) FMCG
3 1 (10.00%) BYOD
3 1 (10.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Database Security
4 2 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) PCI QSA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) GSEC
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (20.00%) COBIT
3 2 (20.00%) GCP
3 2 (20.00%) GMP
3 2 (20.00%) GLP
3 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Tripwire
2 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (20.00%) Qualys
2 2 (20.00%) Imperva
2 2 (20.00%) FireEye
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Siebel