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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 54 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.58% 1.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -55.88%
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
279 223 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.64% 82.90% 83.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 173 222
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.06% -35.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 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 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) SSCP
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories

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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) GIAC
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HL7
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle