The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 36 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.70% 0.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +187.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 353 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.69% 77.92% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 271 163
Average daily rate £440 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £30.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +126.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (42.86%) AppSense
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SCVMM
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
2 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) W3C

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
1 1 (14.29%) Flash
1 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
1 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) AppSense
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Apple