The first table below looks at the demand for Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 51 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Security Management 17 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.24% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.60
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
546 564 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 71.84% 75.91% 63.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 240 317
Average daily rate £395 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Security Management
North West

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Management across the Cheshire region.

Security Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the Cheshire region.

Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £504 - 2
Security Management
North West

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Security Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Management.

1 20 (76.92%) Information Security
2 19 (73.08%) Finance
3 13 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 11 (42.31%) Security Architecture
5 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
6 8 (30.77%) Information Security Management
6 8 (30.77%) Banking
7 6 (23.08%) CESG
8 5 (19.23%) CISSP
8 5 (19.23%) BS7799
8 5 (19.23%) CISA
8 5 (19.23%) GIS
8 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (15.38%) Change Management
9 4 (15.38%) Firewall
9 4 (15.38%) Validation
9 4 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
9 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
9 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
11 2 (7.69%) UNIX
11 2 (7.69%) Windows
11 2 (7.69%) AIX
11 2 (7.69%) LAN
11 2 (7.69%) WAN

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Security Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Multimedia
3 2 (7.69%) Local Government
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Consultant
1 13 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 9 (34.62%) Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Security Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Lead Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Information Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (23.08%) CESG
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) GIS
4 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (7.69%) Streaming Video
4 2 (7.69%) Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) AIX
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Information Security
2 11 (42.31%) Security Architecture
3 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
4 8 (30.77%) Information Security Management
5 4 (15.38%) Validation
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 4 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.69%) Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) ISMS
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CISSP
1 5 (19.23%) CISA
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) BS7799
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Citrix
1 2 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) Juniper