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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Specialist
England / North West
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 - £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
2516 3645 2973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.02% 94.72% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1616 2167 1718
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 168 190
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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
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 16 January 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
Cheshire - 1 £550 -
Merseyside - 1 £600 -
Senior Security Specialist
England

Senior Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Thales
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP

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 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Thales