Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 90 75
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 34 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.88% 1.92% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.34% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 43
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £575 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.58% +15.56% -
10th Percentile £429 £278 £406
90th Percentile £838 £750 £575
South East median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.29% - -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £19.17
% change year-on-year -62.79% +124.37% -68.57%

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 1,559 1,836 1,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 86.18% 82.07% 84.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 863 822
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.68% +7.40%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 56
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £15.00 £14.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.99% -17.57%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.51 £9.15
90th Percentile £45.63 £58.38 £44.25
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -2.17%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -5 22 £825 +57.89% 7
High Wycombe - 7 £575 - 1
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 16 (47.06%) Management Information System
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Information Security Management
3 8 (23.53%) Security Management
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 7 (20.59%) Analytics
5 6 (17.65%) GDPR
5 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
5 6 (17.65%) .NET
5 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.65%) Remedy
5 6 (17.65%) ISMS
5 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 6 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (14.71%) Marketing
6 5 (14.71%) Content Management
6 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Web Analytics
6 5 (14.71%) APMP
6 5 (14.71%) Office 365
6 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (14.71%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) CMS
6 5 (14.71%) CSS
6 5 (14.71%) HTML

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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) CMS
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.76%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) Drupal
5 2 (5.88%) Confluence
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) Akamai
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) GitHub
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (14.71%) Marketing
1 5 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Security Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) GDPR Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) GDPR Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) IAM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) CSS
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.94%) OAuth
5 1 (2.94%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.94%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
4 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (23.53%) Information Security Management
1 8 (23.53%) Security Management
2 7 (20.59%) Analytics
2 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
2 7 (20.59%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) ISMS
3 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 6 (17.65%) Security Architecture
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Change Management
4 5 (14.71%) Content Management
4 5 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (14.71%) SDLC
4 5 (14.71%) Web Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Prototyping
5 4 (11.76%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) VBScript
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) APMP
1 5 (14.71%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.94%) CCA
4 1 (2.94%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) HNC
4 1 (2.94%) HND
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) GDPR
1 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.71%) GxP
3 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 4 (11.76%) SLA
4 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Remedy
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) F5
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.88%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.94%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.94%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) Intel