The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wiltshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 65 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.56% 1.29% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.65% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £400 £460 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £436 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £484 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £408
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £17.71 £38.19
% change year-on-year
+187.97% -53.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
528 363 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.16% 78.23% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 259 283
Average daily rate £400 £420 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Information Security
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -9 3 £450 +4.65% 1
Chippenham - - - -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Nmap
3 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
3 2 (20.00%) Nessus
3 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (10.00%) RMADS
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (10.00%) RMADS
2 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Management
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) BCP
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (10.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Nmap
2 1 (10.00%) Squid
2 1 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Websense
2 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat