Period
to 11 December 2018

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 6 months to 11 December 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 9 24
Rank change year-on-year -23 +15 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 8 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.02% 10.78% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 11.96% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 27 8
Luton median daily rate £525 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.53% -2.86%
10th Percentile £479 £425 £407
90th Percentile £579 £675 £525
Bedfordshire median daily rate £513 £495 £481
% change year-on-year +3.54% +2.86% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 246 276 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 92.83% 90.20% 87.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 207 162
Luton median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £259 £335 £304
90th Percentile £588 £645 £600
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 £50.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +258.68% -30.00%
10th Percentile £49.50 £49.02 £11.57
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.75 £28.40
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £13.03
% change year-on-year -11.11% +72.74% -65.27%

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Luton region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (62.50%) COBIT
2 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (50.00%) GDPR
2 4 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (25.00%) Lumesse
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) SABSA
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (25.00%) Thycotic
4 2 (25.00%) ForeScout
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Information Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (25.00%) SABSA
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) COBIT
2 4 (50.00%) GDPR
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ForeScout
1 2 (25.00%) Lumesse
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
1 2 (25.00%) Thycotic
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya