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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 41 78 53
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -25
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.07% 0.14% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 0.17% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 6
Median daily rate £403 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-64.04% -1.11%
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
467 585 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 84.45% 82.98% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 451 321
Median daily rate £415 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £10.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £58.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Cardiff +35 16 £439 - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £350 -
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) NetApp
2 8 (36.36%) ISMS
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (31.82%) HP
3 7 (31.82%) SAP
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) SAN
3 7 (31.82%) Information Security Management
3 7 (31.82%) Security Management
4 6 (27.27%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Service Management
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) CEH
6 4 (18.18%) CISA
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) Python
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) C++
6 4 (18.18%) Java

Information Security
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:

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) Wireless
2 4 (18.18%) Wireless Security
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Migration Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Tester
6 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Business Information Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Design Authority
7 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) PMO Coordinator
7 1 (4.55%) Project Controller
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
1 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) CESG
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) ISMS
3 7 (31.82%) Information Security Management
3 7 (31.82%) Security Management
4 6 (27.27%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
5 5 (22.73%) Service Management
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Project Governance
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.55%) SIEM
9 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
1 4 (18.18%) C++
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) Perl
1 4 (18.18%) PHP
1 4 (18.18%) Python
1 4 (18.18%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) CEH
2 4 (18.18%) CISA
2 4 (18.18%) CISSP
2 4 (18.18%) CREST Certified
2 4 (18.18%) OSCP
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) CHECK Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
1 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) NetApp
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
2 7 (31.82%) HP
2 7 (31.82%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) ScanSafe
4 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec