The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 52 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.33% 0.70% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.94% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £374 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £470 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +183.33%
Information Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
525 534 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 77.55% 74.48% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 352 249
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 11
Average hourly rate £20.19 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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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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
Swindon +12 6 £420 +5.00% 2
Salisbury - 2 £400 -
Corsham -7 1 £400 +10.34%
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) XSLT
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) CISM
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
3 3 (27.27%) SCVMM
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) JSP 440
4 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) PKI
4 2 (18.18%) MODAF
4 2 (18.18%) SysML
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) Military
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) SQL

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Military
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
2 2 (18.18%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Flash
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) MODAF
3 2 (18.18%) SysML
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Information Exploitation
4 1 (9.09%) Web Usability
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) CISM
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) JSP 440
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) AppSense
2 2 (18.18%) i2
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore