Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 85 114
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29 +1
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.22% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.39% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £295 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.07% -50.83% -
10th Percentile £388 £295 £575
90th Percentile £463 £295 £625
North West median daily rate £425 £295 £600
% change year-on-year +44.07% -50.83% -
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 1,176 1,038 1,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.78% 84.25% 85.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 728 1,093
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 40
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +69.01% +1.43%
10th Percentile £11.06 £12.13 £13.00
90th Percentile £61.38 £51.50 £44.35
North West median hourly rate £24.13 £36.74 £27.00
% change year-on-year -34.33% +36.06% -0.61%

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
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 July 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
Chester -2 2 £425 +44.07%
Information Security Management
North West

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

1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Encryption
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) Due Diligence
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Due Diligence Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Encryption
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Due Diligence
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sophos