Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 66 105
Rank change year-on-year +15 +39 -18
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 10 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.80% 1.23% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.46% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £275 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.62% -8.70% -
10th Percentile £204 £431 £563
90th Percentile £359 £773 £588
South East median daily rate £475 £520 £513
% change year-on-year -8.65% +1.46% +10.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £62.00 £14.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year +342.86% -55.20% -27.33%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 382 687 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 76.25% 84.71% 87.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 509 839
Median daily rate £431 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -5.56% +2.56%
10th Percentile £200 £223 £275
90th Percentile £601 £588 £605
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 20
Median hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.92% -9.43% +39.47%
10th Percentile £14.45 £16.75 £15.24
90th Percentile £50.55 £50.25 £57.63
Median hourly rate £24.50 £24.47 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.11% +8.77% -0.09%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Information Security in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Information Security in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Information Security in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Information Security in Oxfordshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Information Security in Oxfordshire.

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 30 March 2020. 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
Oxford +16 2 - - 3
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) PACS
3 1 (25.00%) GSEC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) e-Health
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) HL7
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Information
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Information Management
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Security
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (25.00%) e-Health
2 1 (25.00%) LIMS
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (25.00%) HL7
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Sophos
1 1 (25.00%) Veeam
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas
1 1 (25.00%) VMware