Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 111 91
Rank change year-on-year +59 -20 -20
Contract jobs citing Information Security 53 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.53% 1.12% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 1.33% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 12
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £520 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +27.27% -17.50%
10th Percentile £307 £379 £283
90th Percentile £610 £653 £529
South East median daily rate £523 £510 £473
% change year-on-year +2.45% +7.94% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.53 £13.41 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.89% -61.41% +159.62%
10th Percentile £10.55 £13.08 £17.63
90th Percentile £41.06 £13.74 £53.28
South East median hourly rate £31.35 £13.82 £43.00
% change year-on-year +126.81% -67.86% -18.10%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,317 1,802 1,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.68% 83.81% 84.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 904 779
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £218 £258 £257
90th Percentile £624 £550 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 79 53
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.25% +7.49%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.45 £9.51
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.60 £43.00
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £21.50 £22.52
% change year-on-year +15.86% -4.53% -15.34%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Security in Buckinghamshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +50 42 £520 -6.31% 1
High Wycombe - 5 £309 - 1
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 21 (39.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (35.85%) ISMS
2 19 (35.85%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (33.96%) Firewall
4 16 (30.19%) CISSP
4 16 (30.19%) Risk Management
5 15 (28.30%) Security Management
5 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
6 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
6 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
6 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (22.64%) Information Security Management
8 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
9 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
9 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
9 10 (18.87%) DevOps
10 9 (16.98%) Patch Management
10 9 (16.98%) Security Patching
10 9 (16.98%) OWASP
10 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (16.98%) CLAS
10 9 (16.98%) SANS
10 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
10 9 (16.98%) Sony
10 9 (16.98%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (16.98%) Law
10 9 (16.98%) GIAC
10 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.55%) CMS
2 3 (5.66%) Drupal
2 3 (5.66%) IBM Domino
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.43%) Serverless
3 3 (5.66%) Akamai
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.89%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) DHCP
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) Network Security
2 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (3.77%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Burp Suite
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.98%) Law
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.66%) Finance
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Billing
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Architect
1 10 (18.87%) Security Architect
2 8 (15.09%) Consultant
2 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Security Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) CISSP Architect
7 3 (5.66%) CLAS Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Digital Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) SailPoint
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) LDAP
4 2 (3.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.55%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) CESG
5 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Cybersecurity
1 19 (35.85%) ISMS
2 16 (30.19%) Risk Management
3 15 (28.30%) Security Management
4 12 (22.64%) Information Security Management
5 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) DevOps
6 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
6 9 (16.98%) OWASP
6 9 (16.98%) Patch Management
6 9 (16.98%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (16.98%) Security Patching
6 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (11.32%) Open Source
8 6 (11.32%) Security Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Web Development
9 5 (9.43%) Information Governance
9 5 (9.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) Go
3 2 (3.77%) ES6
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) CISSP
2 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
4 9 (16.98%) CLAS
4 9 (16.98%) GIAC
4 9 (16.98%) SANS
5 5 (9.43%) CISM
6 4 (7.55%) Degree
7 2 (3.77%) CEH
7 2 (3.77%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (3.77%) CISA
7 2 (3.77%) CRISC
7 2 (3.77%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.89%) CISMP
8 1 (1.89%) MCITP
8 1 (1.89%) MCSE
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (39.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (15.09%) GDPR
2 8 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.66%) GxP
5 2 (3.77%) SLA
6 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (1.89%) PMO
6 1 (1.89%) RMADS
6 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Terraform
2 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.66%) Nessus
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Sony
3 3 (5.66%) CyberArk
3 3 (5.66%) McAfee
3 3 (5.66%) Qualys
3 3 (5.66%) Rapid7
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Okta
4 1 (1.89%) Pega
4 1 (1.89%) VMware