Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 18 February 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 41 41
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -5
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.00% 1.56% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.97% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 15
Liverpool median daily rate £425 £588 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.66% +21.13% +40.07%
10th Percentile £350 £566 £453
90th Percentile £477 £599 £533
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £400 £485
% change year-on-year +6.25% -17.53% +40.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 311 355 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 88.86% 79.24% 81.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 236 273
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £214 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £600 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 8
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £35.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.96% +219.05%
10th Percentile £11.65 £11.00 £13.70
90th Percentile £18.87 £34.70 £72.25
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £35.10
% change year-on-year - -62.96% +155.24%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Liverpool

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Liverpool

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Liverpool over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) ISMS
2 3 (42.86%) Smart Meter
3 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (28.57%) GDPR
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Rapid7

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Information Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Smart Meter
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ISMS
2 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) GDPR
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Rapid7