Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 28 July 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 22 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.65% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 0.38% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 2
Wiltshire median daily rate £445 £500 £297
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +68.35% -
10th Percentile £345 £303 £215
90th Percentile £570 £625 £379
South West median daily rate £480 £493 £423
% change year-on-year -2.54% +16.57% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

Information Assurance 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1130 1048 1124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 84.71% 79.39% 81.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 717 763
Wiltshire median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £262 £263
90th Percentile £576 £575 £549
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 31
Wiltshire median hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +79.59% -19.26%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.35 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.18 £40.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +40.00%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Wiltshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Wiltshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance in Wiltshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
Corsham - 14 £445 -
Salisbury - 4 £453 -
Swindon +5 1 £350 -41.67%
Information Assurance
South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 7 (31.82%) CESG
5 5 (22.73%) CLAS
6 4 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (18.18%) Military
6 4 (18.18%) Information Security
6 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (13.64%) SANS
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (13.64%) CISSP
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) BYOD
7 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (9.09%) RMADS
8 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
8 2 (9.09%) CCENT
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (9.09%) Line Management
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) SIEM

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 4 (18.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Coordinator
1 6 (27.27%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Information Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Security Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Security Assurance Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Security Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Advisor
6 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) CESG
2 4 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (18.18%) Cyber Defence
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) BYOD
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Security
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) CLAS
5 4 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (13.64%) CISSP
6 3 (13.64%) SANS
7 2 (9.09%) CCENT
7 2 (9.09%) CCNA
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (9.09%) CREST Certified
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (4.55%) CEH
8 1 (4.55%) CISA
8 1 (4.55%) CISM
8 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) RMADS
2 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (4.55%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft