Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 21 July 2019 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 60 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 30 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.27% 0.16% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 0.18% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 8
Swindon median daily rate £463 - £413
10th Percentile £371 - £230
90th Percentile £669 - £531
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £500 £445
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.36% -39.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 746 544 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 81.35% 84.60% 86.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 385 395
Swindon median daily rate £463 £438 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +9.17% +6.87%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £270
90th Percentile £669 £600 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 5
Swindon median hourly rate £23.75 £15.50 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.23% +11.83% -49.60%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.17 £11.12
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.30 £55.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +9.09% +10.00%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Swindon

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Swindon

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Swindon over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (23.33%) SIEM
5 7 (23.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (23.33%) .NET
5 7 (23.33%) Linux
5 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (23.33%) Regulatory Compliance
5 7 (23.33%) IT Strategy
6 6 (20.00%) Technology Roadmap
6 6 (20.00%) Cloud Native
6 6 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (20.00%) FireEye
6 6 (20.00%) QRadar
6 6 (20.00%) Microservices
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco
6 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 6 (20.00%) Use Case
7 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 5 (16.67%) Legal
7 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (16.67%) Unix

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.67%) Office 365
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
General
1 5 (16.67%) Legal
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Azure Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.00%) Cloud Native
3 3 (10.00%) CESG
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (23.33%) IT Strategy
3 7 (23.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 7 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (23.33%) SIEM
4 6 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (20.00%) Microservices
4 6 (20.00%) Technology Roadmap
4 6 (20.00%) Use Case
5 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security Governance
6 4 (13.33%) Social Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C
1 4 (13.33%) C#
1 4 (13.33%) C++
1 4 (13.33%) Java
1 4 (13.33%) PHP
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) CISSP
2 3 (10.00%) CISM
2 3 (10.00%) ECDL
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (23.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (3.33%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) FireEye
3 5 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat