Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Information Security Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Consultant
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.43% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Chester median daily rate £425 - -
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +17.24% -14.71% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Chester
Contract vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 232 227 349
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.72% 95.38% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 188 281
Chester median daily rate £375 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £220 £240
90th Percentile £499 £481 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 25
Chester median hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.29% -16.86% -7.12%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.95 £13.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £35.44 £37.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -11.35%

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in Chester

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Information Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Chester region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (100.00%) Due Diligence

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Due Diligence
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001