The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Information Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security Management over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Management
England / North West
Rank 127 147 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £295 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £450 £333
% change year-on-year -15.00% +35.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - -

Information 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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2142 3164 2795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.35% 82.44% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1354 1915 1525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 122 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Management in the North West

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Management in the North West

Information Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Management in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Management in the North West

Information Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Management in the North West

Information Security Management
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 Information Security Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cheshire - 3 £295 -
Merseyside - 1 £575 -
Information Security Management
England

Information Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information 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 North West region with a requirement for Information Security Management.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) LDAP
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Local Government
4 3 (50.00%) PKI
4 3 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) SCOM

Information Security Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Officer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) CESG
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Personalization
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Intel Security