The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Security Management
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 131 139
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8  
Contract jobs citing Security Management 17 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.58% 0.88% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.07% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 4
North West median daily rate £319 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.89% +8.57%  
10th Percentile £298 £313 £377
90th Percentile £338 £625 £496
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate - £17.17 £43.75
% change year-on-year - -60.76%  

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 2388 3085 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.78% 82.07% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5096 7691 6241
North West median daily rate £413 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
10th Percentile £294 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £568
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 238 299
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
10th Percentile £12.79 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.73 £57.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in the North West

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 Security Management in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Management in the North West

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 Security Management in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Management in the North West

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 Security Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +5 7 - - 4
Cheshire +19 5 £295 -50.83% 3
Merseyside -6 5 £325 -
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Security Management.

1 33 (84.62%) Information Security
2 25 (64.10%) Finance
3 24 (61.54%) Banking
4 19 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (48.72%) Security Architecture
4 19 (48.72%) Internal Audit
5 10 (25.64%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (25.64%) Re-Platforming
5 10 (25.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 10 (25.64%) PaaS
6 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (23.08%) IT Strategy
7 8 (20.51%) GIS
7 8 (20.51%) Financial Institution
7 8 (20.51%) Information Security Management
7 8 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (15.38%) Migration
8 6 (15.38%) IIS
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.82%) LAN
9 5 (12.82%) WAN
9 5 (12.82%) Firewall
9 5 (12.82%) Office 365
10 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (10.26%) ISMS
10 4 (10.26%) Local Government
10 4 (10.26%) PKI
10 4 (10.26%) Reverse Proxy

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 6 (15.38%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.64%) PaaS
3 5 (12.82%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
1 5 (12.82%) LAN
1 5 (12.82%) WAN
2 4 (10.26%) LDAP
2 4 (10.26%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (10.26%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) Intranet
4 1 (2.56%) DMZ
4 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) GIS
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 25 (64.10%) Finance
2 24 (61.54%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Financial Institution
4 4 (10.26%) Local Government
5 3 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Consultant
2 12 (30.77%) Security Consultant
3 11 (28.21%) Architect
3 11 (28.21%) Security Architect
4 10 (25.64%) AWS Architect
4 10 (25.64%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (23.08%) Analyst
6 8 (20.51%) AWS Consultant
6 8 (20.51%) Cloud Consultant
6 8 (20.51%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (20.51%) Senior Security Consultant
7 5 (12.82%) Security Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Information Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Security Officer
9 3 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (7.69%) IT Consultant
9 3 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
10 2 (5.13%) IT Risk Consultant
10 2 (5.13%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.26%) PKI
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) CESG
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) AIX
1 4 (10.26%) Unix
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
1 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
1 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Information Security
2 19 (48.72%) Internal Audit
2 19 (48.72%) Security Architecture
3 10 (25.64%) Re-Platforming
3 10 (25.64%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (25.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 9 (23.08%) IT Strategy
5 8 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (20.51%) Information Security Management
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 6 (15.38%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.26%) ISMS
8 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
8 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) CISA
2 1 (2.56%) CISM
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCOM
1 3 (7.69%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco
2 4 (10.26%) Citrix
2 4 (10.26%) Juniper
3 3 (7.69%) McAfee
4 2 (5.13%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.56%) SAP