The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 45 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.40% - 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £46.59 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-40.96% +8.33%
Information Assurance
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 532 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.64% 81.35% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 402 331
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
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 21 16 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 7 - -
Information Assurance
Wales

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) OWASP
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (75.00%) Secure Coding
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Social Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) CREST Certified
4 3 (37.50%) Static Program Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Fuzz Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
4 3 (37.50%) CEH
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
6 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (12.50%) NHS
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Information Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) OWASP
1 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Secure Coding
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Fuzz Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Social Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Static Program Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CEH
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) CREST Certified
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland