The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 3 months to 28 June 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)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 22 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.92% 1.41% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 1.64% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Median daily rate £550 £438 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £334 £569
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £551 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £491 £450
% change year-on-year -3.30% +9.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year -19.07% +13.81%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 155 122 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 97.48% 85.92% 89.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 386 462
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £619 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 37
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.43% +26.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Luton

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Luton

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Luton over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Luton region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (50.00%) COBIT
2 8 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 7 (43.75%) Retail
3 7 (43.75%) CISSP
4 5 (31.25%) Security Management
4 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) People Management
5 4 (25.00%) SaaS
5 4 (25.00%) PaaS
5 4 (25.00%) IaaS
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) Big Data
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Programme Governance
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Legal
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Asset Management

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) IaaS
1 4 (25.00%) PaaS
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Change Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 5 (31.25%) People Management
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Governance
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) IT Audit
7 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
7 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
Empiric
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 5 days ago