The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Information Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Information Security Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
967 931 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.16% 94.90% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 584 391
Median daily rate £425 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 47
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.26 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%