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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 60 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.28% 1.57% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 2.05% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 13
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£463 £384 £427
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.52% -10.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £231 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £481 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
563 390 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.30% 76.32% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 259 336
Average daily rate £450 £388 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 19
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
Swindon -15 1 £500 +30.29%
Chippenham - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Nessus
4 1 (12.50%) Nmap
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) CISM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Information Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper