The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Knutsford region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 13 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.75% 5.06% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 6.25% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate £325 £415 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.63% +50.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £408
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £17.71 £38.19
% change year-on-year
+187.97% -53.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 64 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 77.19% 81.01% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 20
Average daily rate £410 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.64 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Information Security
Cheshire

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Knutsford region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Tandem
4 2 (33.33%) CISA
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) GIAC
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) LDAP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Tandem
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) CISA
1 2 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk