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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 30 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.53% 1.19% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 1.73% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £500 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.67% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £328 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £328 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £39.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -22.54%
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
280 231 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.35% 68.75% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 117 61
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +244.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 10 £500 +52.67% 4
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 14 (58.33%) Risk Management
2 9 (37.50%) CISSP
3 7 (29.17%) Information Assurance
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) CISM
4 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
5 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) BYOD
6 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (16.67%) Information Management
6 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) FMCG
6 4 (16.67%) Android
6 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Firewall
7 3 (12.50%) Compliance Audit
7 3 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram

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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Consultant
1 10 (41.67%) Security Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 7 (29.17%) IT Manager
3 7 (29.17%) IT Security Manager
4 5 (20.83%) IT Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) IT Security Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Security Advisor
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (16.67%) IT Security Project Manager
5 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 4 (16.67%) Security Assurance Manager
5 4 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Incident Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (16.67%) BYOD
3 4 (16.67%) FMCG
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Android
2 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Risk Management
2 7 (29.17%) Information Assurance
3 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
3 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Information Management
4 4 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
4 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (12.50%) BPMN
5 3 (12.50%) Compliance Audit
5 3 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram
6 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) CISSP
2 7 (29.17%) CISM
3 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.17%) CFCE
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) EnCE
5 1 (4.17%) GCFA
5 1 (4.17%) GCFE
5 1 (4.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) EnCase
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Rapid7
1 1 (4.17%) Splunk
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