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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 39 26
Rank change year-on-year +27 -13  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 7.00% 2.33% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.75% 2.68% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Median daily rate £525 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £70.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.33% +166.66%  

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 80 298 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 80.00% 86.88% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 179 109
Median daily rate £350 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +207.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Warrington

Information Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (54.55%) MVS
1 6 (54.55%) ArcSight
1 6 (54.55%) FireEye
2 5 (45.45%) SIEM
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 4 (36.36%) CESG
3 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) MBCS
3 4 (36.36%) CITP
3 4 (36.36%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (36.36%) IISP
4 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) CISM
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation

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 (27.27%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) ArcSight Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Domain Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) CESG
2 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) ISMS
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (36.36%) CITP
2 4 (36.36%) IISP
2 4 (36.36%) MBCS
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (9.09%) CISM
5 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) ArcSight
1 6 (54.55%) FireEye