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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 58 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.11% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +52.72%
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
528 475 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.54% 80.51% 80.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 381 300
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.03 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 0 6 £500 - 1
Information Assurance
Wales

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 13 (92.86%) Penetration Testing
1 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (92.86%) OWASP
1 13 (92.86%) Algorithms
1 13 (92.86%) Secure Coding
2 11 (78.57%) Security Architecture
3 10 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (57.14%) CEH
4 8 (57.14%) Security Testing
4 8 (57.14%) CISSP
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (57.14%) Social Engineering
4 8 (57.14%) CREST Certified
5 7 (50.00%) Static Program Analysis
5 7 (50.00%) Fuzz Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 7 (50.00%) Java
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Python
5 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
7 3 (21.43%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (14.29%) Marketing
8 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Information Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Algorithms
2 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (92.86%) OWASP
1 13 (92.86%) Penetration Testing
1 13 (92.86%) Secure Coding
2 11 (78.57%) Security Architecture
3 10 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (57.14%) Security Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Social Engineering
5 7 (50.00%) Fuzz Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 7 (50.00%) Static Program Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
9 1 (7.14%) Open Source
9 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CEH
1 8 (57.14%) CISSP
1 8 (57.14%) CREST Certified
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP