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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 45 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.77% 0.24% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.30% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £425 £420 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £441 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
Information Security
Wiltshire

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
311 336 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.15% 79.62% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 247 190
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) Remedy
2 3 (42.86%) Intel Security
2 3 (42.86%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) VRRP
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) RIP
2 3 (42.86%) SNMP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CCIE
2 3 (42.86%) Intel
2 3 (42.86%) JNCIE
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) IronPort

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) BGP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) GLBP
1 3 (42.86%) HSRP
1 3 (42.86%) IPsec
1 3 (42.86%) Junos
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) OSPF
1 3 (42.86%) RIP
1 3 (42.86%) SNMP
1 3 (42.86%) SSH
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) VRRP
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Compliance Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CCIE
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) JNCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) CRISC
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) ISO22301
1 2 (28.57%) ISO27002
1 2 (28.57%) ISO27005
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) F5
1 3 (42.86%) Intel
1 3 (42.86%) Intel Security
1 3 (42.86%) IronPort
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy