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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 43 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.87% 0.97% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.15% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Median daily rate £388 £475 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +54.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £353 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £435
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%

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
386 434 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.08% 83.95% 74.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 327 261
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 15
Median hourly rate £36.25 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +24 8 £388 -18.42%
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) ISMS
4 7 (24.14%) SAP
4 7 (24.14%) Migration
4 7 (24.14%) Information Security Management
4 7 (24.14%) Security Management
5 6 (20.69%) Firewall
5 6 (20.69%) Finance
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco
5 6 (20.69%) HP
5 6 (20.69%) Citrix
5 6 (20.69%) SAN
5 6 (20.69%) NetApp
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.69%) SIEM
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
6 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (17.24%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 5 (17.24%) CISSP
6 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
6 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (10.34%) WLAN
4 2 (6.90%) HTTP
4 2 (6.90%) IPsec
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Security Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) IT Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Migration Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security Project Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (6.90%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
1 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) PKI
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ISMS
2 7 (24.14%) Information Security Management
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Security Management
3 6 (20.69%) SIEM
4 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (17.24%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Computer Security
6 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
6 3 (10.34%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (10.34%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CISSP
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) CISM
2 2 (6.90%) GIAC
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nessus
1 3 (10.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (10.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (3.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) SAP
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
3 6 (20.69%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) NetApp
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) F5
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) ScanSafe
4 3 (10.34%) Sourcefire
4 3 (10.34%) Splunk
4 3 (10.34%) Symantec
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow