The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 Job Titles advertised 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
Security Specialist
Rank 68 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £425
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
645 436 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 90.59% 93.97% 92.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 309 370
Average daily rate £371 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 56
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.73 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.51% -45.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.44 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Security Specialist
South West

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Security Specialist
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (40.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) OpenView
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) RMADS
3 1 (20.00%) Nessus
3 1 (20.00%) Nmap
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (40.00%) HP SIM
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView
2 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP