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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 62 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 0.34% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.36% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
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- £360 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 - -
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
681 826 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.28% 92.29% 91.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 419 362
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 65 48
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £13.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £44.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015. 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
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Security Manager
North West

Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) TippingPoint
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

Security Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) TippingPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint