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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 35 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 9 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.60% 9.13% 6.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 10.99% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 7
Average daily rate - £500 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £25.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+106.12% -43.33%
Information Security
Cheshire

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
293 182 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 84.68% 83.11% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 105 60
Average daily rate £500 £400 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £560 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) F5
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Change Control
2 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (55.56%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (55.56%) Palo Alto
2 5 (55.56%) SSH
2 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (55.56%) VLAN
2 5 (55.56%) Fortinet
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) OSCP
5 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (11.11%) Talend
5 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (55.56%) IPsec
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) SSH
2 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 5 (55.56%) VLAN
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Control
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (55.56%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) SFIA
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) GCFA
2 1 (11.11%) GCFE
2 1 (11.11%) GIAC
2 1 (11.11%) GREM
2 1 (11.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) F5
1 5 (55.56%) Fortinet
1 5 (55.56%) Palo Alto
2 1 (11.11%) Software AG
2 1 (11.11%) Talend