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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 52 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.95% 1.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 2.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £475 £311 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £441 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
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
368 224 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.00% 71.57% 74.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 170 134
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) SSCP
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Advisor
2 1 (25.00%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
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