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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.78% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.78 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+46.21% +92.35%
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
606 409 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.29% 71.13% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 255 213
Average daily rate £350 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 11
Average hourly rate £19.70 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.07 £24.50 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 - 6 £450 - 2
West Wales - - - -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Management
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) SCADA
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) ISMS
3 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
5 2 (22.22%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Security Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Report Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Advisor
3 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (55.56%) SCADA
3 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Security Management
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security Management
2 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) ISMS
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CEH
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft