The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Manager
North West / Cheshire
Rank 48 77 66
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.45% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £388 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 504 893 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.64% 92.54% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 568 474
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 59
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £32.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Security Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Cheshire

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Manager in Cheshire

Security Manager
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 Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Warrington - 1 £400 -
Security Manager
North West

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Cheshire region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) FireEye
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Security Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (33.33%) FireEye