The median contractor rate for a Information Security Manager was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Manager
England / North West
Rank 129 155 151
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.077% 0.078% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.083% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £368 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.29% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -11.84% +5.55%  
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 2472 3621 3346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.04% 94.35% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 2156 1756
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 172 203
Median hourly rate £16.18 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.28% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.37 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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
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 Manager 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
Manchester +12 1 £360 -29.75% 2
Cheshire - 1 £375 - 1
Information Security Manager
England

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (38.46%) CISM
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Capita
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) NHS
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (7.69%) PMO

Information Security Manager Skill Set
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:

General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) PMO
3 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Capita