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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 32 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+26 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 29 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.21% 1.02% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 1.26% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 0
Median daily rate £413 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £51.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +91.58%

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
546 555 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 79.25% 80.55% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 406 386
Median daily rate £413 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 26
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +18 14 £413 -25.00% 2
Corsham -10 3 £625 +92.30%
Chippenham - 2 £338 -
Marlborough - 2 £406 -
Salisbury - 1 £365 -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 32 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (42.19%) CISSP
3 26 (40.63%) PCI DSS
4 25 (39.06%) Retail
5 22 (34.38%) Security Architecture
6 20 (31.25%) CISM
6 20 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (29.69%) Cyber Defence
8 16 (25.00%) CISA
9 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
10 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
10 14 (21.88%) Risk Management
10 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (17.19%) Intel Security
11 11 (17.19%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (15.63%) Network Security
12 10 (15.63%) Finance
12 10 (15.63%) Data Security
13 9 (14.06%) VMware
13 9 (14.06%) Firewall
13 9 (14.06%) ITIL
13 9 (14.06%) Reference Data
13 9 (14.06%) Splunk
13 9 (14.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
14 8 (12.50%) Data Protection
14 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
15 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
15 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
15 7 (10.94%) Banking

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.69%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Project
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Network Security
2 9 (14.06%) Firewall
3 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.13%) DMZ
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.13%) SSL
4 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.13%) VPN
4 2 (3.13%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 25 (39.06%) Retail
2 10 (15.63%) Finance
3 7 (10.94%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Analyst
2 21 (32.81%) Security Analyst
3 19 (29.69%) Architect
3 19 (29.69%) Security Architect
4 14 (21.88%) Information Architect
4 14 (21.88%) Information Security Architect
5 10 (15.63%) Security Manager
6 9 (14.06%) CISSP Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) IT Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (9.38%) Information Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
10 5 (7.81%) Information Security Project Manager
10 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
10 5 (7.81%) Security Project Manager
11 4 (6.25%) Consultant
11 4 (6.25%) Security Consultant
11 4 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) AppFabric
2 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.69%) Cyber Defence
2 9 (14.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (14.06%) Reference Data
3 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.81%) CESG
5 4 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.13%) BYOD
6 2 (3.13%) RIA
6 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) CMDB
7 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Security Architecture
2 20 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (21.88%) Risk Management
3 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (15.63%) Data Security
5 9 (14.06%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 8 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
7 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
8 6 (9.38%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (7.81%) Network Segmentation
9 5 (7.81%) Service Management
10 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.25%) ETL
10 4 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
10 4 (6.25%) Time Management
10 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
10 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) CISSP
2 20 (31.25%) CISM
3 16 (25.00%) CISA
4 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
5 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.81%) ISEB
7 4 (6.25%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (6.25%) CREST Certified
8 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
9 2 (3.13%) CLAS
9 2 (3.13%) IIBA
9 2 (3.13%) SANS
10 1 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.56%) PMP
10 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (40.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.69%) COBIT
4 2 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.56%) QA
5 1 (1.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Intel Security
2 9 (14.06%) Splunk
2 9 (14.06%) VMware
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) Sourcefire
5 2 (3.13%) Aruba
5 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix
5 2 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (1.56%) BT
6 1 (1.56%) CA
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) SAP