Period
to 25 November 2017

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 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 26 32
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6 +12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 29 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 9.21% 3.77% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.14% 4.42% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 10
Luton median daily rate £508 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.41% -5.56% -21.74%
10th Percentile £425 £406 £300
90th Percentile £675 £525 £511
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -7.50%
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 286 249 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 90.79% 85.27% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 159 175
Luton median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £325 £307 £275
90th Percentile £635 £600 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 33
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% -9.68% -48.33%
10th Percentile £49.02 £12.25 £8.05
90th Percentile £50.75 £30.80 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% -60.00% +102.90%

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 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Luton

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 Luton region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 14 (48.28%) E-Commerce
2 13 (44.83%) Retail
3 11 (37.93%) COBIT
4 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
5 9 (31.03%) CISSP
5 9 (31.03%) Security Operations
6 8 (27.59%) GDPR
6 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
6 8 (27.59%) Supplier Management
7 7 (24.14%) Change Management
7 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
8 6 (20.69%) Big Data
8 6 (20.69%) Data Architecture
8 6 (20.69%) Network Security
8 6 (20.69%) Cryptography
9 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
9 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.24%) People Management
9 5 (17.24%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (17.24%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (13.79%) Workflow Analysis
10 4 (13.79%) Business Change Management
10 4 (13.79%) IT Audit
10 4 (13.79%) Programme Governance
10 4 (13.79%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (13.79%) Workflow
10 4 (13.79%) Use Case
10 4 (13.79%) RIA

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 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) IaaS
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon QuickSight
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) HBase
2 1 (3.45%) Impala
2 1 (3.45%) Parquet
2 1 (3.45%) Sqoop
General
1 13 (44.83%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Architect
3 8 (27.59%) Security Architect
4 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 7 (24.14%) Information Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Security Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Information Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Information Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Security Compliance Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Avro
1 1 (3.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) RIA
4 2 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.45%) BYOD
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) E-Commerce
2 9 (31.03%) Security Operations
3 8 (27.59%) Supplier Management
4 7 (24.14%) Change Management
4 7 (24.14%) Security Architecture
5 6 (20.69%) Cryptography
5 6 (20.69%) Data Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (17.24%) People Management
6 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Business Change Management
7 4 (13.79%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (13.79%) IT Audit
7 4 (13.79%) Programme Governance
7 4 (13.79%) Workflow
7 4 (13.79%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) CISA
2 2 (6.90%) CRISC
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) COBIT
2 8 (27.59%) GDPR
2 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Oozie