Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 59 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.09% 0.91% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.11% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 12
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £245 £325 £232
90th Percentile £575 £375 £688
South West median daily rate £469 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £11.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year +354.55% -73.65% +4.38%

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 575 539 763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 89.29% 81.79% 80.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 270 444
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £263
90th Percentile £563 £489 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 47
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% -10.06%
10th Percentile £17.67 £13.00 £22.50
90th Percentile £51.10 £49.13 £45.10
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +10.00% -5.41%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 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
Gloucester -2 2 £575 +64.29% 5
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
5 1 (14.29%) Data Security
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) GCIH
5 1 (14.29%) CESG
5 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Human Factors
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security

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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Information Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
1 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Human Factors
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
3 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) CLAS
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) GCIH
3 1 (14.29%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (14.29%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint