Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 80 57
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23 +15
Contract jobs citing Information Security 22 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.72% 0.97% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.13% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 29
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £444 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -15.48% +31.25%
10th Percentile £425 £355 £418
90th Percentile £538 £527 £1,000
South West median daily rate £450 £488 £525
% change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £11.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year +354.55% -73.65% +4.38%

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 1,085 1,155 1,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 84.70% 86.00% 81.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 744 711
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £416 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +9.54% -5.00%
10th Percentile £300 £262 £256
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35% +76.19%
10th Percentile £16.60 £13.00 £18.05
90th Percentile £47.20 £43.90 £66.05
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -4 7 £525 +43.84% 4
Swindon -12 6 £450 +9.09% 3
Corsham +14 4 £510 +2.00%
Chippenham - 3 £248 - 2
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) Information Assurance
2 10 (45.45%) CISSP
3 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
4 8 (36.36%) HMG Infosec
4 8 (36.36%) JSP 440
4 8 (36.36%) Security Architecture
5 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (31.82%) IT Strategy
6 6 (27.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (27.27%) CISA
6 6 (27.27%) CISM
6 6 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (22.73%) ISSAP
7 5 (22.73%) ISSEP
7 5 (22.73%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (18.18%) Docker
8 4 (18.18%) DevOps
8 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 4 (18.18%) Critical Thinking
8 4 (18.18%) .NET Core
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
1 2 (9.09%) Route 53
1 2 (9.09%) Serverless
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
1 8 (36.36%) Security Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Security Assurance Coordinator
3 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Developer
4 1 (4.55%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Assurance Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) .NET Core
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) LESS
2 2 (9.09%) LINQ
2 2 (9.09%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) Sass
2 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) CESG
3 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) IVR
4 1 (4.55%) Robotics
4 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Information Assurance
2 8 (36.36%) Security Architecture
3 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (31.82%) IT Strategy
4 6 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (18.18%) Critical Thinking
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) MVC
8 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (9.09%) User Stories
8 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) CISSP
3 7 (31.82%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) CISA
4 6 (27.27%) CISM
5 5 (22.73%) ISSAP
5 5 (22.73%) ISSEP
6 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) HMG Infosec
1 8 (36.36%) JSP 440
2 6 (27.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (9.09%) RMADS
4 1 (4.55%) GDPR
4 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) Siebel
2 1 (4.55%) CommVault
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) SAP