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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
UK / Wales
Rank 51 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing Information Security 13 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.91% 0.59% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 0.67% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Median daily rate £364 £475 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.42% +55.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £475 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +133.33%

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
553 598 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.20% 87.55% 74.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 428 294
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +22 13 £364 -23.42% 4
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 13 (38.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (29.41%) CISSP
2 10 (29.41%) ISMS
3 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
3 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
4 8 (23.53%) Migration
4 8 (23.53%) Information Security Management
4 8 (23.53%) Security Management
5 7 (20.59%) Firewall
5 7 (20.59%) Finance
5 7 (20.59%) SAP
5 7 (20.59%) Cisco
5 7 (20.59%) SIEM
5 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (17.65%) HP
6 6 (17.65%) Citrix
6 6 (17.65%) SAN
6 6 (17.65%) NetApp
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 6 (17.65%) Service Management
6 6 (17.65%) CISM
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management

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 (2.94%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) SAN
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (11.76%) VPN
4 4 (11.76%) WLAN
5 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.88%) HTTP
6 2 (5.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Security Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Security Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Information Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Migration Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) ICT Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Identity Management Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
3 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ISMS
2 8 (23.53%) Information Security Management
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 8 (23.53%) Security Management
3 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (20.59%) SIEM
4 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 6 (17.65%) Service Management
4 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 3 (8.82%) Data Mapping
7 3 (8.82%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance
7 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) CISSP
2 6 (17.65%) CISM
3 5 (14.71%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) CISA
5 3 (8.82%) CRISC
6 2 (5.88%) GIAC
6 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) CEH
7 1 (2.94%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.82%) COBIT
4 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Nessus
1 4 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (8.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (2.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) VMware
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) SAP
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix
3 6 (17.65%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) NetApp
4 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.76%) F5
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) ScanSafe
4 4 (11.76%) Sourcefire
4 4 (11.76%) Splunk
4 4 (11.76%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
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