Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 November 2017 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 > Warrington
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 41 54
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13 -34
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.82% 1.62% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.83% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Warrington median daily rate £403 £675 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.37% +31.07% +3.00%
10th Percentile £288 £550 £444
90th Percentile £519 £738 £540
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -36.36% +15.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 223 383 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 81.09% 88.45% 87.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 279 423
Warrington median daily rate £405 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £155 £225 £313
90th Percentile £633 £688 £709
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 12
Warrington median hourly rate £12.11 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.30% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £8.38 £9.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £33.20 £33.75 £18.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.06 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.80% +8.93% -4.19%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Warrington

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Warrington

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Warrington over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Warrington

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) IT Governance
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (20.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) GCIA
4 1 (20.00%) GSEC
4 1 (20.00%) GCIH

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) COBOL
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) GCED
3 1 (20.00%) GCFA
3 1 (20.00%) GCIA
3 1 (20.00%) GCIH
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) GREM
3 1 (20.00%) GSEC
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) CESG Infosec
3 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server