Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Software Audit 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.75% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% - -
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 £23.92 - -

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 1,020 1,133 1,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.50% 85.96% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 804 759
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £222
90th Percentile £574 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 38
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.60 £19.00 £20.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.37% -8.71% +17.12%
10th Percentile £17.43 £10.79 £13.93
90th Percentile £45.50 £38.75 £44.11
North West median hourly rate £24.63 £23.17 £25.87
% change year-on-year +6.27% -10.44% -13.34%

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 20 February 2019. 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 - 9 - -
Software Audit
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 9 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 9 (100.00%) Law
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
1 9 (100.00%) Network Design
1 9 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 9 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 9 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 9 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Security Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Server Hardening
2 7 (77.78%) SDLC
2 7 (77.78%) Security Operations
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 7 (77.78%) CISM
2 7 (77.78%) GIS
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving

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 7 (77.78%) GIS
General
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
1 9 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 9 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Consultant
1 7 (77.78%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Security Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Compliance Audit
1 9 (100.00%) Network Design
1 9 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 9 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 9 (100.00%) Wealth Management
2 7 (77.78%) SDLC
2 7 (77.78%) Security Operations
2 7 (77.78%) Security Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Server Hardening
3 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISM
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)