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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 56 44
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.60% 1.68% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 2.18% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Median daily rate £389 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.25% +39.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £408 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £925 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £490 £443
% change year-on-year -3.57% +10.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £27.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -18.79%  

Information Security 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 568 504 513
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 85.16% 77.18% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 345 370
Median daily rate £420 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 21
Median hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +90.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £50.00 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -5 3 £413 -38.31% 1
Salisbury - 1 £365 -
Information Security
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) SIEM
2 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
3 5 (29.41%) Security Management
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) SSL
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) CISSP
3 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) McAfee
3 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (29.41%) Aruba
3 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
1 5 (29.41%) SSL
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
1 5 (29.41%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Security Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Security Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Security Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Assurance Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Information Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) BYOD
2 3 (17.65%) RIA
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
3 2 (11.76%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) SIEM
2 5 (29.41%) Data Encryption
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
2 5 (29.41%) ISMS
2 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Network Segmentation
2 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Security Management
3 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Data Privacy
4 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
4 3 (17.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (17.65%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) SANS
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CRISC
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) GDPR
4 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Aruba
1 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
1 5 (29.41%) Citrix
1 5 (29.41%) Juniper
1 5 (29.41%) McAfee
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft