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 27 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 56 59 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.62% 0.18% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.23% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£290 - £293
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 - £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 - £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +183.33%
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
391 432 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.29% 75.92% 67.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 264 143
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 6
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.25 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.25 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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
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 27 April 2015. 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
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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 - 3 £290 - 1
Information Security
Wales

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) T-SQL
1 9 (90.00%) SOAP
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
1 9 (90.00%) XML
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) WCF
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) NHS
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (60.00%) Replication
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Back Office
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
7 1 (10.00%) Security Management
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Asset Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) SOAP
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
1 9 (90.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) NHS
2 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (60.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) ISMS
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) HL7
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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