The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Management
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 73 72
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1  
Contract jobs citing Security Management 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.63% 0.87% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.03% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £295 £465 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.55% -4.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.17 £28.10
% change year-on-year - -38.91%  

Security Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 774 855
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.18% 84.13% 84.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 562 514
Median daily rate £400 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.04% +8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 33
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Security Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in Cheshire

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Management in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Management in Cheshire

Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Management in Cheshire

Security Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Chester - 1 £295 -
Security Management
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 13 (76.47%) Banking
3 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (58.82%) Security Architecture
4 10 (58.82%) Internal Audit
5 5 (29.41%) GIS
5 5 (29.41%) Financial Institution
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (29.41%) IT Strategy
5 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (29.41%) Re-Platforming
5 5 (29.41%) PaaS
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) IIS
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) AIX
6 4 (23.53%) LDAP
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) WAN
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) ISEB
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix

Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) PaaS
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) LDAP
1 4 (23.53%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) GIS
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (76.47%) Banking
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Financial Institution
3 4 (23.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
1 8 (47.06%) Security Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) AWS Architect
2 5 (29.41%) AWS Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Cloud Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Cloud Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Security Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Security Officer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) IT Risk Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) PKI
2 3 (17.65%) CESG
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) AIX
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (58.82%) Internal Audit
2 10 (58.82%) Security Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) IT Strategy
3 5 (29.41%) Re-Platforming
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security Management
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCOM
1 3 (17.65%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix
1 4 (23.53%) Juniper
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) McAfee