Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 64 62
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 19 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.93% 1.06% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 1.29% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
Cardiff median daily rate £383 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +20.83% -25.23%
10th Percentile £215 £175 £284
90th Percentile £595 £500 £330
South Wales median daily rate £383 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -4.25% +33.33% -25.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £22.38 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £22.38 - £13.70

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 569 541 542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 87.67% 81.72% 83.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 405 424
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £179 £208 £207
90th Percentile £528 £500 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 20
Cardiff median hourly rate £16.28 £13.25 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.87% -12.40% -0.82%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.83 £10.20
90th Percentile £39.90 £20.48 £21.69
South Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £18.56 £14.50
% change year-on-year +34.68% +28.02% -29.27%

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 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) Service Management
1 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
1 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 6 (31.58%) Identity Access Management
1 6 (31.58%) PMO
2 5 (26.32%) ISMS
3 4 (21.05%) Release Management
3 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) XenApp
3 4 (21.05%) CISA
3 4 (21.05%) CISM
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) CISSP
3 4 (21.05%) Veritas
3 4 (21.05%) NHS
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
3 4 (21.05%) SCOM
3 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) IAM Project Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Information Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (5.26%) ICT Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Project Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Advisor
5 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Identity Access Management
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) Service Management
1 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) ISMS
3 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Release Management
4 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Governance
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Document Management
6 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.26%) Internal Audit
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CISA
1 4 (21.05%) CISM
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) CRISC
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
1 6 (31.58%) PMO
2 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (15.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (21.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Citrix
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Veritas