Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 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 West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 69 49
Rank change year-on-year +14 -20 +18
Contract jobs citing Information Security 21 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.64% 0.52% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 0.61% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 5
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £225 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -52.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £315 £213 £400
90th Percentile £483 £238 £495
South West median daily rate £493 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +1.03% +2.63% +10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +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 675 658 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 84.91% 86.24% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 367 245
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £438 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.02% +2.53%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £217
90th Percentile £575 £563 £556
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 51 49
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +29.03% -18.42%
10th Percentile £21.00 £21.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £59.80 £50.00 £58.75
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £41.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +1.81% +22.06% +3.82%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 8 December 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
Gloucester - 6 £150 - 2
Cheltenham - 1 £488 - 1
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 18 (85.71%) C
1 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 14 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
4 11 (52.38%) Apple
5 9 (42.86%) Internet
5 9 (42.86%) Military
5 9 (42.86%) Cryptography
5 9 (42.86%) UML
5 9 (42.86%) DHCP
5 9 (42.86%) SNMP
5 9 (42.86%) DNS
5 9 (42.86%) ASIC
5 9 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (42.86%) Google
5 9 (42.86%) SysML
5 9 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (42.86%) Systems Engineering
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (19.05%) McAfee
7 4 (19.05%) Nessus
7 4 (19.05%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) C++

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Azure
1 2 (9.52%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
1 2 (9.52%) SoftLayer
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DHCP
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
1 9 (42.86%) Internet
1 9 (42.86%) SNMP
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (42.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) ASIC
1 9 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 9 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (42.86%) SysML
2 9 (42.86%) Systems Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) UML
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
3 4 (19.05%) SIEM
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) System Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (9.52%) Antivirus Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C
2 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
2 4 (19.05%) C++
2 4 (19.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 13 (61.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (19.05%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Apple
2 9 (42.86%) Google
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) McAfee
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) AVG
5 2 (9.52%) Meraki
5 2 (9.52%) VMware