Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 38 71
Rank change year-on-year -35 +33 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 16 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.25% 4.30% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 5.23% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 49 13
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +30.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £345 £305 £302
90th Percentile £573 £625 £538
South West median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £11.00 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -84.29% - -

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 1081 1051 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 84.65% 82.24% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 762 826
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £288 £257 £255
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 35
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.50% +13.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.95 £13.90
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £45.55
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +41.82%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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
Swindon -26 9 £350 -28.21% 1
Corsham -2 4 £475 -24.00% 1
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 9 (56.25%) Data Protection
2 8 (50.00%) GDPR
3 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (43.75%) CISSP
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (31.25%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Cyber Attack
5 5 (31.25%) Information Management
6 4 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (18.75%) Records Management
7 3 (18.75%) CISM
7 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) EDRMS
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) CESG
7 3 (18.75%) Legal
7 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
8 2 (12.50%) IISP
8 2 (12.50%) CLAS
8 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

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 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) EDRMS
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Head of Cybersecurity
2 4 (25.00%) Head of Security
3 3 (18.75%) Information Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Security Assurance Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Cyber Attack
1 5 (31.25%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) CESG
2 3 (18.75%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Data Protection
2 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (31.25%) Information Management
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Records Management
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 2 (12.50%) SIEM
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Compliance Audit
7 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
7 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CISM
5 2 (12.50%) CLAS
5 2 (12.50%) HND
5 2 (12.50%) IISP
6 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (6.25%) CISA
6 1 (6.25%) CRISC
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) GSEC
6 1 (6.25%) ISEB
6 1 (6.25%) ISSAP
6 1 (6.25%) SANS
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) GDPR
2 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (6.25%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) SAP