Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 89 67
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22 +18
Contract jobs citing Information Security 47 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.79% 2.03% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.44% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 26
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £520 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -0.72% +18.03%
10th Percentile £378 £324 £403
90th Percentile £838 £750 £575
South East median daily rate £525 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.50% -76.36% +310.91%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £21.93 £13.00 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -62.79% +145.71% -71.19%

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 1,488 1,966 1,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.41% 83.31% 85.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 914 797
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £240 £255 £223
90th Percentile £588 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 94 68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.20% -6.66%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £34.13 £48.75 £41.80
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +16 35 £520 - 11
High Wycombe - 7 £575 - 2
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
2 14 (29.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (27.66%) ISMS
4 12 (25.53%) Risk Management
4 12 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.28%) Windows
6 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.28%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (19.15%) Information Security Management
7 9 (19.15%) Security Management
8 8 (17.02%) Remedy
8 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
8 8 (17.02%) Data Protection
8 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
8 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
8 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
9 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
9 7 (14.89%) Project Management
9 7 (14.89%) Analytics
9 7 (14.89%) Office 365
9 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
10 6 (12.77%) SDLC
10 6 (12.77%) GDPR
10 6 (12.77%) .NET
10 6 (12.77%) SLA
10 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
10 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
11 5 (10.64%) Marketing

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 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) CMS
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.51%) IIS
4 3 (6.38%) Drupal
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) Confluence
6 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) Akamai
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) GitHub
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.64%) Marketing
1 5 (10.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Consultant
2 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Security Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Security Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Information Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) CSS
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Core
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.13%) OAuth
5 1 (2.13%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.13%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) CESG
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ISMS
2 12 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (25.53%) Risk Management
3 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (19.15%) Information Security Management
4 9 (19.15%) Security Management
5 8 (17.02%) Data Protection
6 7 (14.89%) Analytics
6 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
6 7 (14.89%) Project Management
7 6 (12.77%) SDLC
8 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Change Management
8 5 (10.64%) Content Management
8 5 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (10.64%) Security Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Web Analytics
9 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.51%) VBScript
3 2 (4.26%) C
3 2 (4.26%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
1 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) APMP
2 5 (10.64%) CISSP
2 5 (10.64%) ISEB
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) CISM
4 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.13%) CCA
5 1 (2.13%) CEH
5 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.13%) CISA
5 1 (2.13%) CISMP
5 1 (2.13%) CRISC
5 1 (2.13%) HNC
5 1 (2.13%) HND
5 1 (2.13%) ISACA
5 1 (2.13%) PMP
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (12.77%) GDPR
2 6 (12.77%) SLA
3 5 (10.64%) GxP
4 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Remedy
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco
3 4 (8.51%) Computacenter
3 4 (8.51%) F5
3 4 (8.51%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.26%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.13%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Intel