Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for OSSEC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OSSEC over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

OSSEC
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 94 85
Rank change year-on-year -11 -9 -
Contract jobs citing OSSEC 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.19% 0.079% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 0.97% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £365 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -27.00% -
10th Percentile £456 £348 £439
90th Percentile £484 £383 £553
South West median daily rate £463 £365 £500
% change year-on-year +26.71% -27.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

OSSEC is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 313 103 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 19.77% 8.17% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 68 90
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +24.14%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £295
90th Percentile £620 £600 £600
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.31% - -
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £33.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +24.90% +18.75% +33.33%

OSSEC
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing OSSEC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for OSSEC in Wiltshire

OSSEC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OSSEC in Wiltshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OSSEC in Wiltshire

OSSEC
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 OSSEC within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Swindon -13 3 £463 +26.71% 1
OSSEC
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OSSEC 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 OSSEC.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) Qualys
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 3 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Snort
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Threat Detection
3 1 (33.33%) ISACA
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving

OSSEC
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
1 1 (33.33%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 3 (100.00%) Qualys