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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 21 58 40
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -18
Contract jobs citing Information Security 16 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.90% 0.22% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.96% 0.27% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 6
Median daily rate £439 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £43.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-65.31% -3.88%
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
230 372 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.87% 83.04% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 308 222
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 £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +121.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £10.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 8 (47.06%) ISMS
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 7 (41.18%) SAP
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Citrix
2 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) NetApp
2 7 (41.18%) HP
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (41.18%) Information Security Management
2 7 (41.18%) Security Management
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB
7 2 (11.76%) MS Project

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 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Security Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Migration Architect
5 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Information Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) PMO Coordinator
6 1 (5.88%) Project Controller
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
1 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ISMS
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Information Security Management
2 7 (41.18%) Security Management
3 6 (35.29%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 5 (29.41%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Project Governance
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Change Management
8 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Citrix
1 7 (41.18%) HP
1 7 (41.18%) NetApp
1 7 (41.18%) SAP
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) F5
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) ScanSafe
2 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec