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 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 69 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.62% 1.01% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £475 £311 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.61% -
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
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
559 522 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 86.27% 75.32% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 318 223
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 12
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.10 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 9 February 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
South Wales -16 4 £475 +52.61% 4
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Project Governance
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITSM
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) CLAS
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) CESG
4 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (28.57%) RMADS
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Advisor
3 1 (14.29%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) CESG
2 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITSM
3 3 (42.86%) Project Governance
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CLAS
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) RMADS
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) NetApp
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
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