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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 36 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.56% 4.68% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 5.67% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£500 £510 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £50.50 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-38.61% +185.14%
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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
204 141 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 90.67% 82.46% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 68 47
Average daily rate £450 £495 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +33.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £14.50 £42.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 10 (43.48%) Windows
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
1 10 (43.48%) ArcSight
1 10 (43.48%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) Business Development
3 8 (34.78%) Blue Coat
3 8 (34.78%) F5
3 8 (34.78%) TippingPoint
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
3 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (34.78%) PMP
3 8 (34.78%) PMI Certification
3 8 (34.78%) Juniper
3 8 (34.78%) Nokia
3 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
3 8 (34.78%) McAfee
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) Cyber-Ark
4 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
5 6 (26.09%) PRINCE
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
6 5 (21.74%) CISSP
6 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Project Manager
3 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Security Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Information Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Security Assurance Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Project Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (17.39%) Reference Data
5 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
5 2 (8.70%) CESG
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
1 8 (34.78%) Project Management
1 8 (34.78%) Business Development
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE
3 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Data Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) SABSA
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Use Case
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.70%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (34.78%) PMP
2 8 (34.78%) PMI Certification
3 5 (21.74%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) CISMP
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) COBIT
3 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) ArcSight
2 8 (34.78%) Cyber-Ark
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Juniper
2 8 (34.78%) Nokia
2 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
2 8 (34.78%) McAfee
2 8 (34.78%) Blue Coat
2 8 (34.78%) TippingPoint
2 8 (34.78%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) HP