Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 24 10
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 +35
Contract jobs citing Information Security 28 7 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 8.95% 3.20% 10.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.72% 3.68% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 31
Luton median daily rate £525 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +5.71% -36.36%
10th Percentile £425 £392 £413
90th Percentile £650 £593 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £525 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 288 190 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 92.01% 86.76% 88.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 126 205
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £300 £326 £293
90th Percentile £625 £634 £610
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 29
Luton median hourly rate £32.39 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.36% -65.00% +77.78%
10th Percentile £16.78 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.20 £14.00 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.36% -65.00% +128.57%

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 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
1 13 (46.43%) Retail
1 13 (46.43%) COBIT
2 12 (42.86%) CISSP
3 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
3 11 (39.29%) Security Operations
4 9 (32.14%) Supplier Management
5 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
6 7 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (21.43%) Change Management
7 6 (21.43%) Security Management
8 5 (17.86%) Workflow
8 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
8 5 (17.86%) Use Case
8 5 (17.86%) GDPR
8 5 (17.86%) Business Change Management
8 5 (17.86%) Business Process Mapping
8 5 (17.86%) Workflow Analysis
9 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.29%) RIA
9 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
10 3 (10.71%) ITIL
10 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.71%) IaaS
10 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (10.71%) PaaS

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 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) IaaS
1 3 (10.71%) PaaS
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon QuickSight
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) HBase
2 1 (3.57%) Impala
2 1 (3.57%) Parquet
2 1 (3.57%) Sqoop
General
1 13 (46.43%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Information Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Information Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Avro
1 1 (3.57%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) RIA
3 2 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.57%) BYOD
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
2 11 (39.29%) Security Operations
3 9 (32.14%) Supplier Management
4 7 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (21.43%) Change Management
5 6 (21.43%) Security Management
6 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Business Change Management
6 5 (17.86%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (17.86%) Use Case
6 5 (17.86%) Workflow
6 5 (17.86%) Workflow Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) CISA
2 2 (7.14%) CRISC
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) COBIT
2 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 5 (17.86%) GDPR
4 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nessus
1 1 (3.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) ForeScout
1 2 (7.14%) Lumesse
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) SAP
1 2 (7.14%) Splunk
1 2 (7.14%) Thycotic
1 2 (7.14%) TIBCO