Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 18 June 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 52 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 -22
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.53% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.58% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Somerset median daily rate £488 £575 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.22% -42.50% +48.70%
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -17.50% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £11.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year +318.18% -73.65% +4.38%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 361 346 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 78.65% 81.99% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 221 215
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £542
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 43 72
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £42.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +2.32% +13.58%
10th Percentile £18.05 £25.10 £21.02
90th Percentile £49.88 £53.50 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.75% - +22.93%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Somerset

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Somerset

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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
Bath - 1 £450 - 1
Street - 1 - -
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) GDPR
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) GIS
4 1 (14.29%) ESRI
4 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
4 1 (14.29%) RMADS

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (14.29%) ArcGIS
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) GDPR Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Assurance Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Assurance Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) ERD
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
4 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Dart
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) CLAS
3 1 (14.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) GDPR
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
2 1 (14.29%) ESRI
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft