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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 25 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 15 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 5.98% 1.37% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 2.00% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Average daily rate
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£433 £580 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.43% +41.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%
Information Security
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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
218 100 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 86.85% 68.49% 67.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 47 41
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £630 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014, 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 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (43.75%) Oracle
4 12 (37.50%) CISSP
4 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 11 (34.38%) Management Information System
6 10 (31.25%) Firewall
6 10 (31.25%) Data Modelling
7 9 (28.13%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (25.00%) ArcSight
9 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (21.88%) Data Architecture
9 7 (21.88%) Reference Data
10 6 (18.75%) F5
10 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.75%) Finance
10 6 (18.75%) CISA
10 6 (18.75%) Cisco
10 6 (18.75%) ITIL
10 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
10 6 (18.75%) Juniper
10 6 (18.75%) PRINCE
11 5 (15.63%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
11 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
12 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (12.50%) SIEM
12 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
12 4 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Technical Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Information Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (34.38%) Management Information System
3 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (21.88%) Reference Data
5 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 4 (12.50%) CESG
6 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Data Modelling
2 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (21.88%) Data Architecture
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE
4 5 (15.63%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
4 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) SIEM
5 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (12.50%) Use Case
5 4 (12.50%) Business Development
5 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 4 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C#
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
1 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) CISSP
2 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) CISA
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (12.50%) PMP
3 4 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.25%) ISACA
4 2 (6.25%) ISSAP
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
1 4 (12.50%) BS7799
2 2 (6.25%) COBIT
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) ArcSight
4 6 (18.75%) F5
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco
4 6 (18.75%) Juniper
5 4 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (12.50%) TippingPoint
5 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 4 (12.50%) McAfee
5 4 (12.50%) Nokia
5 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.13%) HP