Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Information Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security Management over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - +109 -22
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.32% - 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% - 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Cheshire median daily rate £530 - -
North West median daily rate £530 £575 £490
% change year-on-year -7.83% +17.35% -5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Information Security Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,033 1,108 1,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.24% 85.03% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 803 1,130
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 54
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -6.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £38.47 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.60 £23.30 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.29% -28.32% +71.05%

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Information Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Management in Cheshire

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security Management in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Management in Cheshire

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Management in Cheshire

Information Security Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £530 -
Chester - 1 £280 -
Information Security Management
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) CESG
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) GCIA
2 3 (75.00%) GSEC
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
2 3 (75.00%) GCFA
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) CESG Infosec
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) GCED
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) GREM

Information Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) Intranet
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Malware Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) CESG
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Cyberattack
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (75.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SFIA
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) COBOL
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) GCED
1 3 (75.00%) GCFA
1 3 (75.00%) GCIA
1 3 (75.00%) GCIH
1 3 (75.00%) GIAC
1 3 (75.00%) GREM
1 3 (75.00%) GSEC
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) CESG Infosec
2 3 (75.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft