Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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.

Information Security Management
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 223 232
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9 -39
Contract jobs citing Information Security Management 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.073% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.086% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
North West median daily rate £413 £475 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% -3.06% -3.21%
England median daily rate £450 £520 £450
% change year-on-year -13.46% +15.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £11.00 £27.62 -
% change year-on-year -60.17% - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4624 5782 6956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.35% 83.86% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2952 3723 4214
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £586 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 169 284
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.89% -23.00% +64.97%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.15 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.10 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Information Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Information Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 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
Lancashire +18 4 £475 -
Merseyside - 4 £313 -
Cheshire - 2 £405 - 1
Information Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 10 (100.00%) Security Management
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (50.00%) ISMS
3 5 (50.00%) CESG
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) IISP
5 3 (30.00%) Legal
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) CISSP
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) COBOL
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (20.00%) CISMP
6 2 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (20.00%) Node.js

Information Security Management
Co-occurring 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Information Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) CESG
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
1 10 (100.00%) Security Management
2 5 (50.00%) ISMS
3 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) COBOL
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) IISP
2 2 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (20.00%) CISMP
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) GCED
3 1 (10.00%) GCFA
3 1 (10.00%) GCIA
3 1 (10.00%) GCIH
3 1 (10.00%) GIAC
3 1 (10.00%) GREM
3 1 (10.00%) GSEC
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (10.00%) CESG Infosec
3 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft