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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 11 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.56% 1.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £435 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
Information Security
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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
43 126 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 79.63% 77.30% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 53 32
Average daily rate £425 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £226 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £471 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) PMI
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk