The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank - - 116
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £10.00
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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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2930 2231 1697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.59% 72.48% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1177 819
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 118 81
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.88 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.53 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.85 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Computer Security
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Computer Security Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Computer Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Computer Security Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Computer Security
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Computer 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 Computer Security.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Computer 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 Computer Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat