The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Manager
Rank 134 134 141
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.034% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.037% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £550 £438
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2850 2712 3145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.46% 91.81% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 1345 1576
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £219 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 204 215
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Information Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Information Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Security Manager
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 Manager across the North West region.

Information Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Information Security Manager
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 Manager across the North West region.

Information Security Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Information Security Manager
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 Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Cheshire - 3 £475 -
Manchester -8 1 £450 +20.00%
Information Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Information 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 Information Security Manager in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project
4 2 (33.33%) CISA
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) GIS
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) ITSM
5 1 (16.67%) Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Information 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 Information Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk