The median contractor rate for an Information Security Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 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.

Information Security Manager
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 158 148
Rank change year-on-year +23 -10  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% 0.078% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.082% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £600 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.01%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £460
% change year-on-year -9.52% +14.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2750 3641 3522
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.82% 94.74% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 2258 1996
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 130 203
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.31 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.40 £45.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Information Security Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in the North West

Information Security Manager
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 Manager in the North West.

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

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Information 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 North West region featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing

Information Security Manager Skill Set
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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GDPR
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) QA