The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 67 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.27% 0.71% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.01% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £60.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +86.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
539 397 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.64% 70.89% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 255 242
Average daily rate £388 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £19.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Information Security
UK

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 1 August 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
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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 2 £413 -1.78% 3
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) RMADS
3 1 (25.00%) CESG
3 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Security Advisor
1 1 (25.00%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) RMADS
3 1 (25.00%) CESG
3 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
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