Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 42 39
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.82% 1.57% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.93% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Liverpool median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £245 £329 £390
90th Percentile £750 £575 £550
Merseyside median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
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 320 363 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 83.33% 81.57% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 237 240
Liverpool median daily rate £390 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £211 £242 £249
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 5
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.81 £13.25 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.19% -42.00% +30.54%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.50 £10.70
90th Percentile £24.34 £21.06 £32.06
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £13.25 £22.42
% change year-on-year -1.06% -40.91% +28.13%

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 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (28.57%) B2C
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
1 2 (28.57%) Compliance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Anycast
2 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) NX-OS
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (14.29%) VXLAN
2 1 (14.29%) MRTG
2 1 (14.29%) FCoE
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) FCoE
1 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IPv4
1 1 (14.29%) IPv6
1 1 (14.29%) ISDN
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) MGCP
1 1 (14.29%) MRTG
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) B2C
1 2 (28.57%) Compliance Management
1 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) ERD
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CRISC
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) F5
1 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper
1 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
1 1 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless