Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport 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 13 April 2021 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 > Newport
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 40 43
Rank change year-on-year +23 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 21 5 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 9.13% 1.63% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.24% 1.81% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £498 £500
Median % change year-on-year +13.07% -0.50% -
South Wales median daily rate £550 £498 £500
% change year-on-year +10.55% -0.50% +21.21%

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 Newport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 205 277 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 89.13% 90.23% 90.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 218 252
10th Percentile £313 £350 £313
25th Percentile £416 £402 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £529 £536
90th Percentile £613 £563 £575
South Wales median daily rate £433 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 16
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.71 £15.00
25th Percentile £16.37 " £18.06
Median hourly rate £21.86 £19.18 £23.25
Median % change year-on-year +13.97% -17.49% -51.06%
75th Percentile £25.00 £22.38 £43.00
90th Percentile £36.20 £23.85 £46.00
South Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year +7.89% -17.09% +23.88%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Newport

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Information Security in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Information Security in Newport

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Information Security in Newport over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Information Security in Newport

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newport region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) Data Management
3 11 (52.38%) CCSP
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (52.38%) CESG
3 11 (52.38%) Information Assurance
3 11 (52.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (52.38%) SFIA
3 11 (52.38%) CESG Certified Professional
3 11 (52.38%) IISP
3 11 (52.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 10 (47.62%) AWS
5 9 (42.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) IIS
6 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
7 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 7 (33.33%) Terraform
8 5 (23.81%) Process Management
8 5 (23.81%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (23.81%) GCP
8 5 (23.81%) Robotic Process Automation
9 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
9 4 (19.05%) Microservices
9 4 (19.05%) SOA
10 3 (14.29%) Remedy
10 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (38.10%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) AWS
2 5 (23.81%) GCP
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (9.52%) Azure
General
1 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Technical Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 6 (28.57%) Risk Manager
3 6 (28.57%) Security Manager
4 4 (19.05%) AWS Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Security Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Security Advisor
6 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Business Process Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) CESG
2 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Data Management
2 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (52.38%) Information Assurance
2 11 (52.38%) SFIA
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
5 5 (23.81%) Process Management
5 5 (23.81%) Robotic Process Automation
5 5 (23.81%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (19.05%) Microservices
6 4 (19.05%) SOA
7 3 (14.29%) DevSecOps
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) Coaching
8 2 (9.52%) Innovative Thinking
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.52%) Open Source
8 2 (9.52%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) CCSP
2 11 (52.38%) CESG Certified Professional
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) IISP
3 9 (42.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) AWS Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 11 (52.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Okta
1 3 (14.29%) Remedy
1 3 (14.29%) Splunk
2 2 (9.52%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft