Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 70 70
Rank change year-on-year +23 0 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 13 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.96% 1.21% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.52% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -20.04%
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £11.00 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 542 722 771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.75% 79.60% 77.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 425 465
Gloucestershire median daily rate £404 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £221 £214
90th Percentile £552 £558 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 67 42
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £32.00 £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.20 £26.25
90th Percentile £56.23 £46.60 £54.21
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -16.67% +41.82%

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 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 25 November 2017. 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 - 5 £475 - 3
Cheltenham +4 1 - - 2
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 10 (76.92%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) CISM
2 8 (61.54%) Risk Management
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) Validation
4 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
4 6 (46.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (46.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
5 5 (38.46%) CEH
5 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Smart Meter
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (23.08%) ISMS
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) IT Governance
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
7 3 (23.08%) Security Management
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Legal
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Internet

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Security Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Information Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Account Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Sales Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (30.77%) Smart Meter
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Reinsurance
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
2 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Validation
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
5 3 (23.08%) ISMS
5 3 (23.08%) IT Governance
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.69%) ITSM
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) CISM
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 6 (46.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) CEH
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) ISACA
8 1 (7.69%) CASP
8 1 (7.69%) CCNP
8 1 (7.69%) CCSA
8 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) PMO
3 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) QRadar
1 1 (7.69%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com