Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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 Security (InfoSec)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 32 62
Rank change year-on-year -23 +30 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.39% 4.87% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 5.95% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 35 5
Swindon median daily rate £350 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +23.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £310 £405 £330
90th Percentile £358 £1,000 £518
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £513 £350
% change year-on-year -7.32% +46.43% -17.65%
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 606 555 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 84.17% 81.86% 79.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 410 521
Swindon median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.15%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 12
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.10% +23.55% -25.09%
10th Percentile £12.10 £18.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £24.70 £44.60
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -16.88% +13.24% +23.64%

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (90.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (70.00%) GDPR
3 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (40.00%) CISSP
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Legal
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) EDRMS
5 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Information Management
5 3 (30.00%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (30.00%) Records Management
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) SIEM
5 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (20.00%) CRISC
6 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) ISEB
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) CISA
7 1 (10.00%) CISM

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Head of Cybersecurity
1 3 (30.00%) Head of Security
1 3 (30.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) Information Management
3 3 (30.00%) Records Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
5 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CRISC
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) GDPR
2 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (10.00%) PSD2
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco