The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Security Management over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Management
Rank 154 116 126
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +10
Contract jobs citing Security Management 12 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.87% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 10
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £223 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £526 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +47.05%
Security Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3445 2298 2088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 79.18% 74.08% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2120 1272 1052
Average daily rate £415 £373 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +12.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 101 112
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.83 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.08% +19.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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 Security Management across the North West region.

Security Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Security Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Security Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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 Security Management across the North West region.

Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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 Security Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Merseyside - 5 £350 - 1
Cheshire -26 4 £475 +11.76%
Manchester -20 2 - -
Lancashire - 1 £490 -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (41.67%) Finance
1 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (37.50%) Change Management
2 9 (37.50%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (33.33%) Migration
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 8 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 8 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (33.33%) Database Security
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
4 5 (20.83%) CISSP
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) ISMS
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.33%) Banking
7 2 (8.33%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (4.17%) MQSeries
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
1 1 (4.17%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP MDM
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) SSH
1 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Administrator
2 8 (33.33%) DBA
3 5 (20.83%) Security Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Audit Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.33%) GIS
2 2 (8.33%) SCADA
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) RMADS
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) zOS
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (37.50%) Change Management
2 9 (37.50%) Information Security
3 8 (33.33%) Migration
3 8 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 8 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (33.33%) Database Security
3 8 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 8 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (12.50%) ISMS
6 2 (8.33%) SIEM
6 2 (8.33%) Data Privacy
7 1 (4.17%) People Management
7 1 (4.17%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) JCL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) CLIST
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
2 1 (4.17%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) CISA
2 2 (8.33%) CISM
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (4.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (4.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.17%) zSecure
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.17%) hybris
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) Sybase
3 1 (4.17%) SAP