The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 40 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.80% 8.72% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 10.86% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 1
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£490 £539 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.04% +26.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.84 £17.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+173.34% -66.66%
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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 Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
321 175 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 85.60% 80.28% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 105 36
Average daily rate £475 £493 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.55% +51.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £13.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (50.00%) CESG
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (33.33%) TippingPoint
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (33.33%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Security Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Security Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) IT Security Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Information Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Nokia
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee
1 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 2 (33.33%) TippingPoint
1 2 (33.33%) F5
1 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 2 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle