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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Management
Rank 145 158 124
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -34
Contract jobs citing Security Management 9 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.27% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.33% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 15
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £493 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £45.00
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
2941 3626 2400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.01% 82.00% 75.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1877 2271 1379
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 140 112
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Security Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 6 £475 - 3
Lancashire +17 1 - -
Cheshire +5 1 £500 +5.26%
Merseyside +3 1 - - 1
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 16 (38.10%) Windows
1 16 (38.10%) Information Security
2 14 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (33.33%) Firewall
3 13 (30.95%) Project Management
3 13 (30.95%) PRINCE2
3 13 (30.95%) Finance
4 11 (26.19%) F5
5 10 (23.81%) Information Security Management
5 10 (23.81%) ITIL
5 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 9 (21.43%) CISSP
6 9 (21.43%) PHP
6 9 (21.43%) MySQL
6 9 (21.43%) IIS
6 9 (21.43%) Linux
6 9 (21.43%) Apache
6 9 (21.43%) LAMP
6 9 (21.43%) PMI
6 9 (21.43%) PMI Certification
6 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 9 (21.43%) Network Security
6 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
6 9 (21.43%) Brocade
6 9 (21.43%) Puppet
6 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (21.43%) Capacity Management
7 8 (19.05%) Internet
8 7 (16.67%) CISM
8 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) Apache
1 9 (21.43%) IIS
2 6 (14.29%) JBoss
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Firewall
2 9 (21.43%) Network Security
3 8 (19.05%) Internet
4 6 (14.29%) DNS
4 6 (14.29%) SSL
5 2 (4.76%) BGP
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.76%) IGRP
5 2 (4.76%) OSPF
5 2 (4.76%) PBX
5 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.76%) VoIP
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Consultant
1 11 (26.19%) Security Consultant
2 5 (11.90%) Project Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Web Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Web Hosting Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) CISSP Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Security Specialist
3 4 (9.52%) SIEM Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Firewall Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Information Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Web Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) LAMP
2 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 6 (14.29%) JSP
3 3 (7.14%) WAMP
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) PMI
2 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.90%) PKI
4 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.76%) IVR
5 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.38%) Health Informatics
6 1 (2.38%) Informatics
6 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Smart Energy
6 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Information Security
2 13 (30.95%) PRINCE2
2 13 (30.95%) Project Management
3 10 (23.81%) Information Security Management
3 10 (23.81%) ITIL
4 9 (21.43%) Capacity Management
5 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.90%) Threat Management
7 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) ISMS
7 4 (9.52%) Planning and Forecasting
7 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) Server Hardening
7 4 (9.52%) SIEM
7 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.14%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PHP
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) CISSP
1 9 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 7 (16.67%) CISM
3 6 (14.29%) MCITP
3 6 (14.29%) MCTS
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.29%) RHCE
4 4 (9.52%) CISMP
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.52%) COBIT
4 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (2.38%) ISO22301
5 1 (2.38%) ISO27002
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) UAG
3 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Puppet
1 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) F5
2 9 (21.43%) Brocade
2 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) Intel Security
4 4 (9.52%) Qualys
4 4 (9.52%) Splunk
4 4 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper
5 2 (4.76%) Nortel
5 2 (4.76%) Sophos
6 1 (2.38%) BT
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow