The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
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Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
729 514 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.55% 93.12% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 326 278
Average daily rate £350 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 33
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Specialist across the Wales region.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Security Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Specialist across the Wales region.

Security Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Security Specialist
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (33.33%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (33.33%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (33.33%) BMC