The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 50 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.58% 1.05% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.32% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Median daily rate £550 £218 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+152.87% -45.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £132 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £304 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £439
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.70 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+6.82% -61.76%
Information Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
447 683 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.70% 79.33% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 478 396
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Wales

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Wales region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
South Wales +15 8 £550 +69.23% 5
West Wales - 1 £550 -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) CISSP
3 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) CESG
5 5 (31.25%) CLAS
6 4 (25.00%) CREST Certified
6 4 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) CEH
6 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Ruby
6 4 (25.00%) OSCP
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (25.00%) RMADS
6 4 (25.00%) Wireless Security
6 4 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) C
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) CISA
6 4 (25.00%) CISM
6 4 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Security Management
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) ISMS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Wireless
1 4 (25.00%) Wireless Security
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Design Authority
4 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (6.25%) RESTful
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CESG
2 4 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) ISMS
3 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Communications Security
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Security
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
1 4 (25.00%) C++
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) PHP
1 4 (25.00%) Python
1 4 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) CISSP
3 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) CLAS
5 4 (25.00%) CEH
5 4 (25.00%) CISA
5 4 (25.00%) CISM
5 4 (25.00%) CREST Certified
5 4 (25.00%) OSCP
6 3 (18.75%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB
8 1 (6.25%) CCNA
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) GIAC
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) RMADS
2 1 (6.25%) HL7
2 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) NetApp
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) 3Com
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle