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 3 months to 23 June 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 West / Somerset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 33 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.95% 0.41% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.53% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £575 £1,000 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.50% +110.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £1,000 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £1,000 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £489 £440
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £37.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -40.50%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 165 188 272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.57% 76.42% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 96 158
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 29
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +1.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.83 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -10 1 £550 -45.00%
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) ESRI
1 2 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Dart
1 2 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional

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 2 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Technical Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Assurance Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Dart
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (100.00%) ESRI
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
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