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 3 months to 28 March 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 41 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.75% 1.23% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.58% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Median daily rate £444 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +1.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £56.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.55% +150.00%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 272 253 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.53% 77.85% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 176 231
Median daily rate £425 £400 £447
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £563 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +61.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Swindon

Information Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) CISM
5 5 (25.00%) ISEB
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (25.00%) Retail
5 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) RIA
5 5 (25.00%) Network Security
5 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (25.00%) Data Privacy
5 5 (25.00%) Virtual Team
6 4 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (20.00%) CREST Certified
6 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (20.00%) Sourcefire
6 4 (20.00%) Snort
6 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services

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 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Network Security
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Business Information Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Officer
6 1 (5.00%) Information Officer
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) AppFabric
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) RIA
2 5 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (15.00%) Information Management
5 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) CISM
2 5 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (20.00%) CREST Certified
4 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (10.00%) CISA
5 2 (10.00%) IIBA
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) GDPR
3 1 (5.00%) COBIT
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Snort
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Sourcefire