The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Manager
Rank 56 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.03% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£442 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £454 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £5.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- -86.75%
Security Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
807 754 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.76% 91.73% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 350 468
Average daily rate £380 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 44
Average hourly rate £15.50 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.87% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.77 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Manager in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security Manager
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 Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chester - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Security Manager
North West

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Security Manager in their job title 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 with Security Manager in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Cyber Security
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) MS Project
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) VBA
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) CISSP
6 2 (16.67%) McAfee
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Security Manager in their job title 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 with Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Cyber Security
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) SIEM
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) VBA
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CISA
2 1 (8.33%) ISSAP
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft