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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 120 118 142
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Contract jobs citing Security Management 23 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.49% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.70% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 1
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£425 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +19.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £391
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £12.60
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -0.79%
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
2228 2013 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.32% 70.24% 64.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1030 1130
Average daily rate £368 £333 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 99 108
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 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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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 +12 19 £425 +1.19% 1
Manchester -9 4 £430 +4.24%
Cumbria - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 2
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 35 (74.47%) Information Security
2 22 (46.81%) Finance
3 17 (36.17%) Management Information System
4 14 (29.79%) Security Architecture
5 13 (27.66%) Risk Management
6 12 (25.53%) CISSP
7 10 (21.28%) Banking
7 10 (21.28%) Information Security Management
8 9 (19.15%) CESG
8 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (19.15%) CISA
9 8 (17.02%) Data Protection
10 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
10 7 (14.89%) QA
10 7 (14.89%) BS7799
11 6 (12.77%) ITIL
11 6 (12.77%) UNIX
11 6 (12.77%) Windows
12 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.64%) GIS
12 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
12 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
12 5 (10.64%) Zachman Framework
12 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
12 5 (10.64%) Protective Monitoring
13 4 (8.51%) Validation
13 4 (8.51%) Change Management
13 4 (8.51%) Firewall
13 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
14 3 (6.38%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.13%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Consultant
1 22 (46.81%) Security Consultant
2 12 (25.53%) Lead Security Consultant
3 11 (23.40%) Architect
4 10 (21.28%) Security Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Solutions Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Author
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Author
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Security Architect
8 2 (4.26%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
1 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.15%) CESG
3 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.64%) GIS
5 3 (6.38%) Clustering
5 3 (6.38%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (4.26%) PKI
7 1 (2.13%) Tandem
7 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.13%) Replication
7 1 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) UNIX
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) AIX
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Information Security
2 14 (29.79%) Security Architecture
3 13 (27.66%) Risk Management
4 10 (21.28%) Information Security Management
5 8 (17.02%) Data Protection
6 6 (12.77%) ITIL
7 5 (10.64%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.64%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (8.51%) Validation
8 4 (8.51%) Change Management
9 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
10 2 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (4.26%) Network Design
10 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) CISSP
2 9 (19.15%) CISA
3 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) ISEB
5 2 (4.26%) ISACA
5 2 (4.26%) CISM
5 2 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.13%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (14.89%) BS7799
2 7 (14.89%) QA
3 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (4.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) McAfee
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Juniper