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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 7.63% 2.45% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 2.73% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Median daily rate £525 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £498 £445
% change year-on-year -4.77% +11.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £27.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -18.79%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 115 293 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 87.79% 89.88% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 224 109
Median daily rate £388 £483 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.68% +20.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £62.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +257.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 13 (81.25%) MVS
1 13 (81.25%) ArcSight
1 13 (81.25%) FireEye
2 12 (75.00%) SIEM
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
4 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Skype
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) ArcSight Engineer
1 12 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Deployment Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
2 1 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Transition Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Transition Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) MVS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) SIEM
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) BCP
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) ISMS
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) ArcSight
1 13 (81.25%) FireEye