Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 - 59
Rank change year-on-year - +59 -7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.21% - 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% - 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 16
Somerset median daily rate £500 - £450
10th Percentile £397 - £406
90th Percentile £580 - £503
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £11.00 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -84.29% - -

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 380 341 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 76.46% 73.49% 84.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 188 341
Somerset median daily rate £375 £356 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +7.46%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £510 £488 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 53 66
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -9.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.20 £16.13
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.60 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 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
Bath - 9 £500 -
Taunton - 1 £400 - 1
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 8 (72.73%) CISSP
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (63.64%) JSP 440
2 7 (63.64%) Information Management
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) CLAS
3 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
3 6 (54.55%) Programme Management
3 6 (54.55%) Electronics
3 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (54.55%) CISM
3 6 (54.55%) SAP
3 6 (54.55%) HND
3 6 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (54.55%) Marketing
3 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) IISP
4 2 (18.18%) nginx
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Maven
5 1 (9.09%) Apache

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 (18.18%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Grunt
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Electronics
2 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
2 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Consultant
1 8 (72.73%) Security Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Assurance Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Information Management
3 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (54.55%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (54.55%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Dart
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CISSP
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) CLAS
3 6 (54.55%) CISM
3 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) HND
3 6 (54.55%) IISP
4 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (63.64%) JSP 440
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (9.09%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
2 1 (9.09%) ESRI
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat