The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Salford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 6 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.38% 3.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.04% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £408
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £17.71 £38.19
% change year-on-year
+187.97% -53.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
23 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 71.88% 78.57% 80.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 33
Average daily rate £325 £323 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.63 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Information Security
Manchester

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Information Security
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) CRISC
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Author
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Author
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft