The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Manager
Rank 141 123 105
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 9 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.38% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.42% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
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£500 £375 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
3596 2874 2256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.51% 91.62% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1945 1546 1057
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 186 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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 Security Manager across the North West region.

Security Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Security Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Security Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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 Security Manager across the North West region.

Security Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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 Security Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Manchester -4 5 £383 - 2
Cheshire -5 3 £500 -
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Security Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Security Manager in their job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Information Security
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) CISM
2 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) CISSP
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) CESG
5 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
5 3 (17.65%) Business Development
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) TippingPoint
5 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (17.65%) PMP
5 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) Nokia
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Security Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless Security
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) CESG
2 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) BYOD
4 1 (5.88%) SecurID
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Development
3 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
3 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CISM
2 4 (23.53%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (17.65%) PMP
3 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
1 3 (17.65%) TippingPoint
1 3 (17.65%) Juniper
1 3 (17.65%) Nokia
1 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) McAfee
1 3 (17.65%) Cyber-Ark
1 3 (17.65%) F5
1 3 (17.65%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.88%) HP