Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 17 February 2018 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 39 70
Rank change year-on-year -26 +31 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 58 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.15% 4.36% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 5.26% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 50 12
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £431 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% +11.29% -7.74%
10th Percentile £348 £275 £301
90th Percentile £670 £603 £571
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year +21.05% - -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 834 1,103 1,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 79.73% 82.93% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 781 835
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -10.18%
10th Percentile £300 £241 £253
90th Percentile £625 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 28
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -1.28% +47.17%
10th Percentile £13.00 £17.15 £15.28
90th Percentile £38.75 £47.50 £46.45
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £39.27
% change year-on-year -17.33% -4.51% +33.12%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Wiltshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Wiltshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Wiltshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Wiltshire

Information Security
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 Security within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. 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
Swindon -19 6 £360 -14.03% 1
Corsham +10 2 £465 -20.60%
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) GDPR
2 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (33.33%) Legal
3 4 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) Records Management
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) CESG
4 3 (25.00%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) EDRMS
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (25.00%) Information Management
4 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) SIEM
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
5 2 (16.67%) Cyberattack

Information Security
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 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) EDRMS
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Head of Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) Head of Security
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Security Assurance Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) GDPR Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) CESG
1 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
2 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (25.00%) Information Management
2 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Records Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (8.33%) CISMP
4 1 (8.33%) CLAS
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) GSEC
4 1 (8.33%) ISSAP
4 1 (8.33%) SANS
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) GDPR
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP