The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Security Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 124 139 117
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 43 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 0.30% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.32% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 11
Median daily rate £475 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £339 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £474 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.54% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
Security Manager
England

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
3701 3424 2946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.51% 94.66% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2262 1949 1576
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 208 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Security Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Security Manager in the job title.

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 1 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 June 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 +8 22 £450 -18.18% 1
Cheshire -7 7 £425 -15.00% 3
Merseyside -3 6 £400 +14.28%
Lancashire - 4 £600 -
Security Manager
England

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, Security Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 42 (60.00%) Information Security
2 29 (41.43%) Firewall
3 22 (31.43%) Project Management
4 21 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 19 (27.14%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (24.29%) Risk Management
6 17 (24.29%) Finance
6 17 (24.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (24.29%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (21.43%) CISMP
8 14 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 14 (20.00%) CISSP
9 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
9 12 (17.14%) SIEM
9 12 (17.14%) Security Operations
10 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 10 (14.29%) PKI
11 10 (14.29%) Cryptography
12 9 (12.86%) Network Security
12 9 (12.86%) Cisco
12 9 (12.86%) Clearswift
12 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (11.43%) Kaspersky
13 8 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
13 8 (11.43%) SmoothWall
14 7 (10.00%) Cisco ASA

Security Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 14 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.43%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 29 (41.43%) Firewall
2 9 (12.86%) Network Security
3 7 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (10.00%) SSL
3 7 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.43%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) Intranet
4 1 (1.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SAP HANA
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 10 (14.29%) PKI
2 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.71%) BYOD
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.43%) CESG
6 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.43%) Life Science
6 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) Information Security
2 22 (31.43%) Project Management
3 21 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 19 (27.14%) Kalman Filter
5 17 (24.29%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (24.29%) Risk Management
6 12 (17.14%) Security Operations
6 12 (17.14%) SIEM
7 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (10.00%) ITIL
10 7 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (8.57%) Application Rationalisation
11 6 (8.57%) Migration
11 6 (8.57%) SDLC
11 6 (8.57%) Threat Management
12 5 (7.14%) Change Management
12 5 (7.14%) TOGAF
13 4 (5.71%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) CISMP
2 14 (20.00%) CISSP
3 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
4 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.00%) CCENT
5 7 (10.00%) CISM
6 6 (8.57%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (7.14%) CLAS
7 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 5 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (7.14%) PMI Certification
7 5 (7.14%) PMP
8 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.86%) CISA
9 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.86%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.43%) CCNA
10 1 (1.43%) CCNP
10 1 (1.43%) HNC
10 1 (1.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (4.29%) QA
5 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.43%) COBIT
6 1 (1.43%) COSO
6 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Cisco
1 9 (12.86%) Clearswift
2 8 (11.43%) Kaspersky
3 7 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.71%) HP
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.43%) BT
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.43%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.43%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.43%) VMware