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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 61 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 9 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.40% 1.17% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.50% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £550 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -55.88%
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
518 601 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.43% 78.36% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 369 370
Average daily rate £375 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 10
Average hourly rate £29.75 £18.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.47 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales +12 4 £550 -
South Wales -8 4 £450 +50.00% 2
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) CESG
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) CLAS
3 5 (38.46%) CISM
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) SAP
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (30.77%) RMADS
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Project Governance
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) NetApp
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) ITSM
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) CLAS Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
3 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Server Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) CESG
2 4 (30.77%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) CMDB
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) ITSM
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Project Governance
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) CISM
3 5 (38.46%) CLAS
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) GIAC
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) CEH
5 1 (7.69%) CISA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
5 1 (7.69%) OSCP
5 1 (7.69%) SANS
5 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) RMADS
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) HL7
3 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) NetApp
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) 3Com
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
South Wales
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago