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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Management
Rank 149 145 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing Security Management 18 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.33% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.43% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 13
Average daily rate £488 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £367 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £410 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £11.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+344.44% -64.84%
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
3276 3033 2335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.47% 78.13% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 1668 1228
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 147 131
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 9 £600 +46.34%
Manchester -3 8 £375 -6.25% 4
Merseyside +2 1 - - 3
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (61.40%) Information Security
2 31 (54.39%) Risk Management
3 29 (50.88%) Information Security Management
4 26 (45.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (40.35%) Management Information System
6 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (29.82%) CISSP
7 17 (29.82%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (29.82%) Security Operations
8 16 (28.07%) Security Architecture
8 16 (28.07%) PCI DSS
8 16 (28.07%) TOGAF
8 16 (28.07%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (26.32%) Legal
9 15 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (24.56%) SABSA
10 14 (24.56%) Protective Monitoring
10 14 (24.56%) CLAS
11 12 (21.05%) Finance
12 9 (15.79%) Project Management
13 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
14 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
15 4 (7.02%) Network Security
15 4 (7.02%) User Experience
15 4 (7.02%) Capacity Management
15 4 (7.02%) CISMP
15 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
15 4 (7.02%) Workflow
15 4 (7.02%) Identity Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) JBoss
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Network Security
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) BGP
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) EIGRP
3 2 (3.51%) IGRP
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) OSPF
3 2 (3.51%) PBX
3 2 (3.51%) SSL
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) VoIP
3 2 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 15 (26.32%) Legal
2 12 (21.05%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Consultant
1 22 (38.60%) Security Consultant
2 17 (29.82%) Architect
3 13 (22.81%) Information Security Consultant
4 12 (21.05%) Security Architect
5 6 (10.53%) IT Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.26%) CISSP Architect
7 3 (5.26%) CLAS Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Digital Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) TOGAF Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Information Officer
8 2 (3.51%) SABSA Security Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Digital Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
1 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.51%) JSP
2 2 (3.51%) LAMP
3 1 (1.75%) Ajax
3 1 (1.75%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.75%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.75%) jQuery
3 1 (1.75%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.75%) WAMP
3 1 (1.75%) WCF
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) IVR
3 2 (3.51%) PMI
3 2 (3.51%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) BYOD
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.75%) Informatics
4 1 (1.75%) Life Science
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) PKI
4 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
1 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Information Security
2 31 (54.39%) Risk Management
3 29 (50.88%) Information Security Management
4 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (29.82%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (29.82%) Security Operations
6 16 (28.07%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (28.07%) Security Architecture
6 16 (28.07%) TOGAF
7 14 (24.56%) Protective Monitoring
7 14 (24.56%) SABSA
8 9 (15.79%) Project Management
9 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (7.02%) Capacity Management
11 4 (7.02%) Identity Management
11 4 (7.02%) ITIL
11 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
11 4 (7.02%) Workflow
12 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) C
2 2 (3.51%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) CISSP
2 14 (24.56%) CLAS
3 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) CISMP
5 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.51%) CCNA
5 2 (3.51%) CCNP
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.51%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.51%) MCITP
5 2 (3.51%) MCTS
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.51%) RHCE
6 1 (1.75%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (45.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (28.07%) PCI DSS
3 15 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
1 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.75%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.26%) Siebel
2 2 (3.51%) Brocade
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco
2 2 (3.51%) Juniper
2 2 (3.51%) Nortel
2 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.75%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.75%) BT
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix
3 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.75%) OpenText
3 1 (1.75%) Wyse
3 1 (1.75%) Xamarin