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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 50 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.69% 0.34% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 0.42% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 7
Median daily rate £463 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £300 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -38.00%
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
528 474 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.68% 79.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 380 303
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 13 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 £43.02 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 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
Cardiff +28 14 £450 - 1
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 (33.33%) Migration
1 9 (33.33%) ISMS
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Information Security Management
2 8 (29.63%) Security Management
2 8 (29.63%) SAP
2 8 (29.63%) NetApp
3 7 (25.93%) SAN
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (25.93%) HP
3 7 (25.93%) Citrix
3 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (18.52%) Service Management
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
5 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (14.81%) CISSP
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall
6 4 (14.81%) Management Information System

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 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) WLAN
4 2 (7.41%) HTTP
4 2 (7.41%) IPsec
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) IT Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Migration Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Identity Management Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Business Information Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Design Authority
8 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
1 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) PKI
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
1 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
1 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ISMS
1 9 (33.33%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Information Security Management
2 8 (29.63%) Security Management
3 6 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
4 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Project Governance
6 3 (11.11%) SIEM
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) C++
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) Ruby
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CISSP
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CEH
4 1 (3.70%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (3.70%) CISA
4 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) OSCP
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Nessus
1 3 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) NetApp
1 8 (29.63%) SAP
1 8 (29.63%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix
2 7 (25.93%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) F5
4 3 (11.11%) ScanSafe
4 3 (11.11%) Sourcefire
4 3 (11.11%) Splunk
4 3 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow