The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 47 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing Information Security 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.33% 2.19% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 2.63% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £300 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £39.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -22.54%
Information Security
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 228 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.00% 83.21% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 184 238
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (60.00%) SAP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Project Governance
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Project Governance
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ISMS
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HL7
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle