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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 38 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.92% 2.31% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 3.10% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £413 £669 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.31% +72.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £438
% change year-on-year -7.69% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.34% -44.37%  

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 280 258 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 85.89% 74.35% 79.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 179 215
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 14
Median hourly rate £13.86 £38.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +128.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (33.33%) RIA
3 3 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) GDPR
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) CRISC
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (11.11%) Records Management
5 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) RIA
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Information Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Records Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CRISC
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) GDPR