Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 97 89
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 -12
Contract jobs citing Security Management 13 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.97% 0.068% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.079% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 20
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £500 £621
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -19.52% +46.18%
10th Percentile £299 £475 £463
90th Percentile £521 £525 £700
North West median daily rate £400 £475 £594
% change year-on-year -15.79% -19.97% +39.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1115 1260 1737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.52% 86.01% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 904 1144
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £277
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%
10th Percentile £10.80 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £465 -
Chester - 1 £280 -
Security Management
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
3 10 (76.92%) Banking
3 10 (76.92%) Security Architecture
3 10 (76.92%) Internal Audit
4 6 (46.15%) Re-Platforming
4 6 (46.15%) PaaS
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (30.77%) GIS
5 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
5 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
5 4 (30.77%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) Big Data
5 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) CESG
7 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) CISSP
7 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.69%) SmoothWall
8 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (7.69%) Malware Analysis

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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (46.15%) PaaS
2 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
1 4 (30.77%) GIS
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Security Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) AWS Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) CESG
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) Internal Audit
2 10 (76.92%) Security Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) Re-Platforming
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Data Security
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) COBOL
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) GCED
2 1 (7.69%) GCFA
2 1 (7.69%) GCIA
2 1 (7.69%) GCIH
2 1 (7.69%) GIAC
2 1 (7.69%) GREM
2 1 (7.69%) GSEC
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) CESG Infosec
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Juniper
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft