The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Management over the 3 months to 23 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 North West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Management
Rank 128 125 136
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% 0.038% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.053% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£504 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £465 £473
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2087 1893 2116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.40% 71.06% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 949 1118
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 84 112
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Security Management
England

Information Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Information Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Security Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Information Security Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Information Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Information Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Information Security Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cheshire - 2 £504 -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Information Security Management
England

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Information 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 Information Security Management.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Management
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
3 6 (66.67%) BS7799
3 6 (66.67%) CISA
3 6 (66.67%) CISSP
3 6 (66.67%) CESG
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) Streaming Video
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) ISMS
5 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
6 1 (11.11%) SCOM
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (11.11%) SAN

Information Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Information 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 Information Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
3 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (66.67%) CESG
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (22.22%) Streaming Video
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Security Management
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
2 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) ISMS
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CISSP
1 6 (66.67%) CISA
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) BS7799
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee