Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 73 116
Rank change year-on-year -20 +43 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.30% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.47% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Cheshire median daily rate £530 £295 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.66% -50.83% -
10th Percentile £426 £295 £575
90th Percentile £545 £295 £625
North West median daily rate £530 £295 £558
% change year-on-year +79.66% -47.09% +11.50%
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 1,114 859 1,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.71% 82.44% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 602 1,114
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £263
90th Percentile £573 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 50
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.26% +4.88% +5.40%
10th Percentile £10.79 £15.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £60.00 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.50 £37.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year -42.28% +11.19% +52.27%

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 26 April 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 -5 1 £425 +44.07%
Information Security Management
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
2 3 (75.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (75.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (75.00%) IBM BigFix
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) GREM
2 3 (75.00%) Cyberattack
2 3 (75.00%) SFIA
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
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%) 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) Intranet
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
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%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Due Diligence Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) CESG
2 3 (75.00%) Cyberattack
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (75.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Threat Intelligence
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 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) GCED
2 3 (75.00%) GCFA
2 3 (75.00%) GCIA
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
2 3 (75.00%) GIAC
2 3 (75.00%) GREM
2 3 (75.00%) GSEC
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) CESG Infosec
2 3 (75.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) IBM BigFix