Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 19 November 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 West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 48 70
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22 +7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.54% 1.68% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 2.01% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Gloucestershire median daily rate £225 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.63% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £463 £225
90th Percentile £238 £498 £688
South West median daily rate £480 £500 £481
% change year-on-year -4.00% +3.90% +13.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £11.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year +354.55% -84.29% -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 648 548 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 87.33% 83.66% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 253 439
Gloucestershire median daily rate £443 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £218
90th Percentile £563 £538 £553
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 50 67
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £31.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.92% -17.11% -8.43%
10th Percentile £22.50 £10.50 £13.20
90th Percentile £51.28 £58.75 £46.60
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.61%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Gloucestershire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Gloucestershire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) GCIH
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) GCIH
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint