The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 29 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 14 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.24% 2.76% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 3.73% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £364 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -19.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -49.99%
Information Security
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
261 295 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.09% 74.12% 66.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 143 81
Median daily rate £375 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Merseyside region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +1 11 £500 +37.45% 4
Wirral 0 1 - -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
1 7 (36.84%) SDLC
2 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
3 5 (26.32%) GCFA
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
3 5 (26.32%) GIAC
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) tcpdump
4 4 (21.05%) Digital Forensics
4 4 (21.05%) CFCE
4 4 (21.05%) Splunk
4 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
4 4 (21.05%) Rapid7
4 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (21.05%) GCFE
4 4 (21.05%) EnCase
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) CISM
4 4 (21.05%) GIS
4 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (21.05%) EnCE
5 3 (15.79%) BPMN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
3 4 (21.05%) tcpdump
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) IPv4
5 1 (5.26%) IPv6
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) MRTG
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) GIS
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) IT Manager
1 6 (31.58%) IT Project Manager
1 6 (31.58%) IT Security Manager
1 6 (31.58%) IT Security Project Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Security Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Security Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Incident Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Security Advisor
4 2 (10.53%) SOX Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) SDLC
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) Digital Forensics
4 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (15.79%) BPMN
5 3 (15.79%) Data Flow Diagram
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) Information Management
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.26%) Network Design
7 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) GCFA
2 5 (26.32%) GIAC
3 4 (21.05%) CFCE
3 4 (21.05%) CISM
3 4 (21.05%) EnCE
3 4 (21.05%) GCFE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CEH
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) EnCase
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Rapid7
1 4 (21.05%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
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