The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 16 10
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - 4.14% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.50% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +87.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 109 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 78.57% 75.17% 49.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 19
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £270 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £493 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft