Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Software Audit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Audit over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Software Auditing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Software Audit 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.31% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median daily rate - - -
North West median daily rate £385 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £22.50 - -

Software Audit 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 1,099 1,135 1,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.13% 84.51% 86.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 811 921
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £249
90th Percentile £538 £619 £613
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 42 32
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.60 £14.42 £19.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.05% -26.59% +11.38%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £34.80 £38.93
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -22.29% +27.27% -27.08%

Software Audit
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Software Audit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Audit in Cheshire

Software Audit
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 Software Audit within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Knutsford - 4 - - 1
Software Audit
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Audit 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 Software Audit.

1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 4 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Server Hardening
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Law
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) GIS
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Unix

Software Audit
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Server Hardening
2 3 (75.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS