Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 32 82
Rank change year-on-year -24 +50 -30
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.08% 4.48% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 5.41% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 3
Cardiff median daily rate £550 £403 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.65% -15.26% +50.55%
10th Percentile £395 £229 £438
90th Percentile £595 £506 £513
South Wales median daily rate £481 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +50.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 561 462 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.57% 82.80% 84.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 370 590
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £188 £175 £225
90th Percentile £488 £525 £475
South Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +14.81% -5.26%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.49
90th Percentile £21.20 £40.00 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +94.44% +12.50% +10.34%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Cardiff

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Cardiff

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Security Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared