Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 77 41
Rank change year-on-year +17 -36 +32
Contract jobs citing Information Security 53 11 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.05% 0.90% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 1.03% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 5 54
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +50.00%
10th Percentile £425 £395 £313
90th Percentile £588 £810 £1,000
South West median daily rate £475 £500 £494
% change year-on-year -5.00% +1.27% +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £11.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year +354.55% -83.08% -

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 1,503 1,068 1,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.53% 86.97% 83.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 715 770
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £289 £256
90th Percentile £625 £589 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 21
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.71% -5.41% +13.85%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.68 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +19.08% +18.24% -22.11%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Salisbury - 38 £550 - 2
Swindon -9 11 £450 +28.57% 2
Corsham -11 1 - -
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 37 (69.81%) Security Cleared
2 33 (62.26%) HMG Infosec
2 33 (62.26%) JSP 440
2 33 (62.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 31 (58.49%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (52.83%) Technical Architecture
4 28 (52.83%) IT Strategy
4 28 (52.83%) Critical Thinking
5 27 (50.94%) DV Cleared
6 20 (37.74%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (35.85%) Information Assurance
7 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
8 17 (32.08%) Linux
8 17 (32.08%) Security Architecture
9 16 (30.19%) Java
10 15 (28.30%) C
10 15 (28.30%) C++
10 15 (28.30%) JSP
10 15 (28.30%) SOAP
10 15 (28.30%) Web Services
10 15 (28.30%) XML
10 15 (28.30%) DSDM
10 15 (28.30%) Python
10 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
10 15 (28.30%) TOGAF
10 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
10 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
10 15 (28.30%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (28.30%) JSON
11 14 (26.42%) CISM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP CRM
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (3.77%) Route 53
1 2 (3.77%) Serverless
1 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (3.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
1 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Architect
2 23 (43.40%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (33.96%) Security Architect
4 10 (18.87%) Applications Architect
4 10 (18.87%) Security Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Security Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Information Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Lead Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Developer
9 2 (3.77%) CyberArk Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Management Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Operations Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Security Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
10 1 (1.89%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) JSON
1 15 (28.30%) JSP
1 15 (28.30%) SOAP
1 15 (28.30%) Web Services
1 15 (28.30%) XML
2 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) .NET Core
3 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.77%) CSS
3 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) HTML5
3 2 (3.77%) jQuery
3 2 (3.77%) LESS
3 2 (3.77%) LINQ
3 2 (3.77%) RESTful
3 2 (3.77%) Sass
3 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (58.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Cyber Defence
3 4 (7.55%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.77%) IVR
4 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) Robotics
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Critical Thinking
1 28 (52.83%) IT Strategy
1 28 (52.83%) Technical Architecture
2 20 (37.74%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (35.85%) Information Assurance
3 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
4 17 (32.08%) Security Architecture
5 15 (28.30%) DSDM
5 15 (28.30%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (28.30%) TOGAF
6 11 (20.75%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.43%) Security Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.55%) DevOps
10 4 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Privileged Access Management
10 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineering
10 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) C
2 15 (28.30%) C++
2 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
2 15 (28.30%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (69.81%) Security Cleared
2 27 (50.94%) DV Cleared
3 14 (26.42%) CISM
3 14 (26.42%) CISSP
4 12 (22.64%) CISA
5 11 (20.75%) CESG Certified Professional
5 11 (20.75%) ISSAP
5 11 (20.75%) ISSEP
5 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (62.26%) HMG Infosec
1 33 (62.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 33 (62.26%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Docker
1 4 (7.55%) Firmware
2 2 (3.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Ansible
1 2 (3.77%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.77%) OSSEC
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) CyberArk
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.77%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Qualys
4 2 (3.77%) Siebel
5 1 (1.89%) IBM