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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 15 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Information Security 19 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 9.00% 4.86% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.98% 6.80% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £510 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +24.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +63.63%
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
173 103 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 81.99% 71.53% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 58 57
Average daily rate £385 £510 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% +40.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (40.54%) CISSP
3 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
4 14 (37.84%) Oracle
5 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 12 (32.43%) Firewall
6 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
6 10 (27.03%) ArcSight
6 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (24.32%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) Cisco
8 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
8 8 (21.62%) Juniper
8 8 (21.62%) F5
8 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
9 7 (18.92%) Degree
9 7 (18.92%) Reference Data
9 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
9 7 (18.92%) Data Architecture
9 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
9 7 (18.92%) ITIL
9 7 (18.92%) PRINCE
9 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (16.22%) CESG
10 6 (16.22%) Project Management
10 6 (16.22%) CISA
10 6 (16.22%) McAfee
10 6 (16.22%) Nokia

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Architect
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Security Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Information Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
3 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (18.92%) Reference Data
5 6 (16.22%) CESG
6 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
7 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
2 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
2 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
3 7 (18.92%) Data Architecture
3 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) PRINCE
3 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Business Development
5 5 (13.51%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (10.81%) SIEM
6 4 (10.81%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Use Case
6 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
6 4 (10.81%) Security Management
7 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) CISSP
2 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) CISA
3 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (16.22%) PMP
3 6 (16.22%) PMI Certification
4 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) ISACA
5 2 (5.41%) ISSAP
5 2 (5.41%) CISMP
5 2 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (5.41%) ISEB
6 1 (2.70%) CISM
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.81%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) BS7799
3 3 (8.11%) COBIT
4 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) ArcSight
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) Juniper
4 8 (21.62%) F5
5 6 (16.22%) McAfee
5 6 (16.22%) Nokia
5 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
5 6 (16.22%) Cyber-Ark
5 6 (16.22%) TippingPoint
5 6 (16.22%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.70%) HP
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