Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 6 months to 22 November 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 Assurance
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 73 104
Rank change year-on-year +7 +31 -16
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 9 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.95% 1.24% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.48% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
South Wales median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Wales median daily rate £550 £500 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

Information Assurance 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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 792 948 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.54% 83.75% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 682 810
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £225 £235
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 34
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.38 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.40% +15.75% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.46 £9.58
90th Percentile £51.50 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -5.86%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in South Wales

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Assurance in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in South Wales

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance in South Wales

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +11 6 £550 +10.00%
Cardiff - 1 - -
Information Assurance
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Cloudera
3 4 (44.44%) SABSA
3 4 (44.44%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (44.44%) ISSAP
3 4 (44.44%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Scala
4 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (33.33%) R
4 3 (33.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
5 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Security Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Security Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Strategy Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) SABSA
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) R
1 3 (33.33%) Scala
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) ISSAP
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cloudera