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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 55 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.11% 0.73% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.96% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
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£350 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £295 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £515 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.80 £20.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+74.00% -66.66%
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
566 519 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.50% 75.44% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 353 298
Average daily rate £400 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 21
Average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £19.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 August 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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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 +1 4 £375 -16.66% 1
Corsham - 3 £325 -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
3 5 (27.78%) CISM
3 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) ISEB
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) XSLT
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) MODAF
5 3 (16.67%) SysML
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) UML
5 3 (16.67%) Legal
5 3 (16.67%) VMware

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Junos
3 1 (5.56%) HSRP
3 1 (5.56%) GLBP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) RIP
3 1 (5.56%) SNMP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Intranet
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 3 (16.67%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XML
1 4 (22.22%) XSLT
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) AppFabric
3 1 (5.56%) Sass
3 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
3 1 (5.56%) Flash
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) W3C
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) UML
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) MODAF
3 3 (16.67%) SysML
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Information Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CISM
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) i2
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) AppSense
3 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Intel
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee
4 1 (5.56%) IronPort
4 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco