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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Manager
Rank 132 148 119
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 17 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.43% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.45% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 12
Median daily rate £388 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £425 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £458
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3338 3994 2961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.35% 95.19% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 2373 1629
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 206 202
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -3 13 £375 - 2
Merseyside +6 2 - -
Cheshire +4 1 - -
Security Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 36 (56.25%) Firewall
2 33 (51.56%) Information Security
3 27 (42.19%) Kalman Filter
4 25 (39.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (29.69%) PRINCE2
5 19 (29.69%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (28.13%) Cisco
6 18 (28.13%) Project Management
7 17 (26.56%) Finance
8 16 (25.00%) Clearswift
8 16 (25.00%) CISMP
9 15 (23.44%) PKI
10 14 (21.88%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (21.88%) Network Security
10 14 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (21.88%) CISSP
10 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
10 14 (21.88%) ITIL
10 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
10 14 (21.88%) SmoothWall
11 13 (20.31%) CheckPoint
11 13 (20.31%) SIEM
12 12 (18.75%) SSL
12 12 (18.75%) Security Operations
13 11 (17.19%) Application Rationalisation
13 11 (17.19%) WAN
13 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
13 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (15.63%) Cryptography
14 10 (15.63%) Migration

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 (21.88%) MS Excel
1 14 (21.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.56%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 36 (56.25%) Firewall
2 14 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (21.88%) Network Security
3 12 (18.75%) SSL
4 11 (17.19%) WAN
5 5 (7.81%) VoIP
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.56%) Intranet
6 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SAP HANA
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) PKI
2 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
3 10 (15.63%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.13%) Life Science
5 1 (1.56%) CESG
5 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Information Security
2 27 (42.19%) Kalman Filter
3 19 (29.69%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (29.69%) PRINCE2
4 18 (28.13%) Project Management
5 14 (21.88%) ITIL
6 13 (20.31%) SIEM
7 12 (18.75%) Security Operations
8 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (17.19%) Application Rationalisation
8 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
9 10 (15.63%) Data Loss Prevention
9 10 (15.63%) Migration
10 9 (14.06%) ITIL V3
10 9 (14.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (12.50%) SDLC
12 7 (10.94%) Threat Management
13 6 (9.38%) Change Management
13 6 (9.38%) Email Filtering
13 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) CISMP
2 14 (21.88%) CISSP
3 10 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (12.50%) CCENT
4 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (12.50%) CISM
4 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.94%) CCNP
5 7 (10.94%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (9.38%) CLAS
7 5 (7.81%) PMI Certification
7 5 (7.81%) PMP
7 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.25%) DBS Check
8 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (3.13%) CCNA
10 1 (1.56%) CISA
10 1 (1.56%) Degree
10 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (39.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.94%) QA
3 6 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.56%) ISO27002
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Cisco
2 16 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 13 (20.31%) CheckPoint
4 9 (14.06%) Kaspersky
5 5 (7.81%) Avaya
6 4 (6.25%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.69%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.13%) VMware
9 1 (1.56%) BT
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix
9 1 (1.56%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.56%) SAP
9 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.56%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.56%) Tripwire