Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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.

Security Management
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 204 207
Rank change year-on-year +33 +3 -34
Contract jobs citing Security Management 32 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.49% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 30
North West median daily rate £400 £475 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -19.97% +39.65%
10th Percentile £296 £350 £373
90th Percentile £518 £515 £700
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £13.91 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -61.38% -20.00% +20.81%

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 4619 5702 6982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.18% 83.75% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2959 3672 4232
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 167 284
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.85 £12.40
90th Percentile £52.70 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 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
Cheshire +20 13 £400 -20.00% 1
Manchester +11 10 - - 2
Lancashire +16 4 £475 -
Merseyside +3 4 £313 -10.71%
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 29 (90.63%) Information Security
2 22 (68.75%) Finance
3 19 (59.38%) Banking
3 19 (59.38%) Security Architecture
3 19 (59.38%) Internal Audit
4 14 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (34.38%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (31.25%) PaaS
6 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 10 (31.25%) Information Security Management
6 10 (31.25%) Re-Platforming
7 9 (28.13%) IT Strategy
7 9 (28.13%) GIS
7 9 (28.13%) Financial Institution
8 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (18.75%) IIS
10 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (15.63%) CESG
10 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (15.63%) Big Data
10 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
10 5 (15.63%) ISMS
11 4 (12.50%) Office 365
11 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 3 (9.38%) Legal
12 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
12 3 (9.38%) CISSP
12 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (9.38%) Patch Management

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 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (31.25%) PaaS
3 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) GIS
2 5 (15.63%) Big Data
2 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (68.75%) Finance
2 19 (59.38%) Banking
3 9 (28.13%) Financial Institution
4 3 (9.38%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Local Government
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Consultant
2 12 (37.50%) Security Consultant
3 11 (34.38%) Architect
3 11 (34.38%) Security Architect
3 11 (34.38%) Senior Consultant
3 11 (34.38%) Senior Security Consultant
4 8 (25.00%) AWS Architect
4 8 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (18.75%) Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) AWS Consultant
5 6 (18.75%) Cloud Consultant
6 5 (15.63%) Security Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Information Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) IT Security Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Security Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Security Officer
8 1 (3.13%) Security Risk Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) JSON
1 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) CESG
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) AIX
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Information Security
2 19 (59.38%) Internal Audit
2 19 (59.38%) Security Architecture
3 11 (34.38%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (31.25%) Information Security Management
4 10 (31.25%) Re-Platforming
4 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 9 (28.13%) IT Strategy
6 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (15.63%) ISMS
7 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
7 3 (9.38%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Change Management
8 2 (6.25%) Data Security
8 2 (6.25%) ETL
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) COBOL
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) CISSP
1 3 (9.38%) IISP
2 2 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (6.25%) CISM
2 2 (6.25%) CISMP
3 1 (3.13%) CISA
3 1 (3.13%) GCED
3 1 (3.13%) GCFA
3 1 (3.13%) GCIA
3 1 (3.13%) GCIH
3 1 (3.13%) GIAC
3 1 (3.13%) GREM
3 1 (3.13%) GSEC
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (3.13%) CESG Infosec
3 1 (3.13%) COBIT
3 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
1 1 (3.13%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) Juniper
2 1 (3.13%) McAfee
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft