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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 12 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.72% 9.94% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 11.11% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
Median daily rate £525 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £419 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £56.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.55% +150.00%  

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 95 153 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.62% 89.47% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 100 122
Median daily rate £438 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +55.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Luton

Information Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

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 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Information Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Change Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft