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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 47 53 56
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 13 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.01% 1.38% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.79% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £425 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.33% +166.66%  

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 512 502 584
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 79.26% 77.11% 81.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 343 399
Median daily rate £400 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 9
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +135.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.43 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +2 6 £444 +4.41%
Corsham -9 3 £570 -
Salisbury - 2 £365 -
Information Security
South West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 18 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 17 (36.96%) PCI DSS
3 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
4 13 (28.26%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (28.26%) Intel Security
4 13 (28.26%) CISSP
5 12 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (21.74%) Network Security
6 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 10 (21.74%) Finance
7 9 (19.57%) Data Security
7 9 (19.57%) CISM
7 9 (19.57%) VMware
7 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (19.57%) Reference Data
7 9 (19.57%) Splunk
7 9 (19.57%) Security Architecture
7 9 (19.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (19.57%) Cyber Defence
8 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
8 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.39%) Firewall
9 7 (15.22%) CISA
9 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
9 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
9 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.22%) Network Segmentation
10 5 (10.87%) ISEB
10 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2

Information Security
Top Related 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 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Network Security
2 8 (17.39%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.70%) LAN
3 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
3 4 (8.70%) SSL
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.70%) VPN
3 4 (8.70%) WAN
3 4 (8.70%) Wireless
4 2 (4.35%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Retail
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Security Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Security Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Security Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Information Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Security Assurance Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) CISSP Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) IT Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Security Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Business Information Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Network Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) AppFabric
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Cyber Defence
1 9 (19.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 9 (19.57%) Reference Data
2 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.87%) BYOD
3 5 (10.87%) RIA
3 5 (10.87%) Virtual Team
4 4 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.17%) CESG
6 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
3 9 (19.57%) Data Security
3 9 (19.57%) Security Architecture
4 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
5 7 (15.22%) Network Segmentation
6 5 (10.87%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (10.87%) Data Privacy
6 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
6 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.70%) Data Encryption
7 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.70%) ETL
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security Management
7 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Security Management
7 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.26%) CISSP
4 9 (19.57%) CISM
5 7 (15.22%) CISA
6 5 (10.87%) ISEB
7 4 (8.70%) CHECK Team Member
7 4 (8.70%) CREST Certified
7 4 (8.70%) SANS
8 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
9 2 (4.35%) IIBA
10 1 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (2.17%) Degree
10 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (36.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (4.35%) GDPR
4 2 (4.35%) RMADS
5 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Intel Security
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Splunk
2 9 (19.57%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Aruba
3 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
3 4 (8.70%) Juniper
3 4 (8.70%) Sourcefire