Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 24 September 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 (InfoSec)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 34 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.92% 1.27% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.53% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Chester median daily rate £490 £295 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.10% -21.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £470 £283 £340
90th Percentile £510 £359 £395
Cheshire median daily rate £406 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -22.62% +23.53% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.25 - £62.50

Information Security 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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 189 196 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 86.70% 82.70% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 167 271
Chester median daily rate £388 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £280 £280 £269
90th Percentile £475 £502 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 3
Chester median hourly rate £20.02 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.96% -38.10% +0.14%
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.90%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Chester

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Chester

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Chester region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan

Information Security
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform