Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 20 July 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 74 82
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 14 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.19% 1.65% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.07% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 6
Oxfordshire median daily rate £429 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.24% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £413 £426 £338
90th Percentile £486 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £51.94 £56.25 £60.74
% change year-on-year -7.67% -7.39% +19.10%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 971 920 1217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 82.22% 79.72% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 685 829
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £251 £213 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 64
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.75 £17.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.49% -11.54% +36.84%
10th Percentile £12.11 £13.82 £9.10
90th Percentile £74.50 £40.43 £39.70
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +4.65%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - 2 £425 -
Burford - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 10 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (57.14%) CISSP
3 7 (50.00%) CISA
3 7 (50.00%) ISMS
4 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 6 (42.86%) CISM
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (42.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
6 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) PMI
7 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (14.29%) MOF
7 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 2 (14.29%) Security Management
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 2 (14.29%) ISO 22301
7 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Information Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Information Security Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Governance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Governance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Governance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ISMS
2 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) MOF
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Security Management
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CISSP
2 7 (50.00%) CISA
3 6 (42.86%) CISM
3 6 (42.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (7.14%) CEH
5 1 (7.14%) CREST Certified
5 1 (7.14%) PCI QSA
5 1 (7.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (14.29%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft