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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 44 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.22% 0.70% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.90% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£450 £500 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £280 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.84 £17.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+173.34% -66.66%
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
380 334 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.08% 77.67% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 261 181
Average daily rate £446 £436 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% +3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £22.69 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.40% -27.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £125.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Planning
2 5 (38.46%) CISM
2 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) IPsec
3 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
3 4 (30.77%) SSH
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) MPLS
3 4 (30.77%) OSPF
3 4 (30.77%) Remedy
3 4 (30.77%) McAfee
3 4 (30.77%) BGP
3 4 (30.77%) VRRP
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
3 4 (30.77%) RIP
3 4 (30.77%) SNMP
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) SSL
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 4 (30.77%) Junos
3 4 (30.77%) HSRP
3 4 (30.77%) GLBP
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) IPsec
3 4 (30.77%) SSH
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
3 4 (30.77%) RIP
3 4 (30.77%) SNMP
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) SSL
3 4 (30.77%) MPLS
3 4 (30.77%) OSPF
3 4 (30.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) AppFabric
3 1 (7.69%) Sass
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) Flash
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) PKI
4 1 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (7.69%) W3C
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) Network Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
5 2 (15.38%) Network Management
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Content Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
1 5 (38.46%) CISM
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) JNCIE
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Snort
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Intel
1 4 (30.77%) Juniper
1 4 (30.77%) Remedy
1 4 (30.77%) McAfee
1 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
1 4 (30.77%) IronPort
1 4 (30.77%) F5
2 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) AppSense
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore