The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Senior Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Specialist
England / North West
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2459 3632 3220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.80% 94.95% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 2157 1741
Median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 195 203
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Senior Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Security Specialist across the North West region.

Senior Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Security Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Senior Security Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Senior Security Specialist
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 Senior Security Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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 - 4 £413 -
Cheshire - 1 £550 -
Merseyside - 1 £600 -
Senior Security Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Senior Security Specialist 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 Senior Security Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 3 (37.50%) SSCP
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Case Management
3 3 (37.50%) Cyber Attack

Senior Security Specialist 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Redis
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (37.50%) Case Management
3 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
3 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SANS
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SSCP
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Kibana
1 3 (37.50%) logstash
1 3 (37.50%) QRadar
1 3 (37.50%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Apple
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) LogRhythm
1 3 (37.50%) Splunk
2 2 (25.00%) Thales