The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 64 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.75% 0.79% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.97% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -55.88%
Information Security
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
433 412 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.39% 81.75% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 304 281
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £472 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.90 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the South Wales region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -22 2 £350 +16.66% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) OSCP
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Front Office
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Advisor
2 1 (12.50%) Security Advisor
2 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Communications Security
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
2 1 (12.50%) GIAC
2 1 (12.50%) OSCP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) HL7
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) 3Com
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
South Wales
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago