The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 41 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.79% 1.26% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.73% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£401 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £60.00 £33.40
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +79.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
297 173 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.16% 72.69% 67.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 118 90
Average daily rate £375 £340 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Information Security
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Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (66.67%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Security Advisor
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Business Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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