The median contractor rate for a Security Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Security Manager
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 85 85
Contract jobs requiring a Security Manager 0 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 1.06% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £438 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £483 £450
% change year-on-year -2.59% +7.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1308 1696 1429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.50% 94.91% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 1006 841
Median daily rate £375 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.79% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 38 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £28.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Manager in Manchester

Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Manager in Manchester

Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Manchester region featuring Security Manager in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) CISSP
1 11 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 7 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 7 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) CISA
6 3 (21.43%) CISM
6 3 (21.43%) COBIT
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Network Security
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
8 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (7.14%) Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 1 (7.14%) Electronics
8 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.14%) Finance

Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 7 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) SIEM
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) CISA
3 3 (21.43%) CISM
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (7.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP